Black Forest Cookies

Black Forest Cookies

I once drove through a Minnesota snowstorm, left my car on the side of the road, and hitchhiked in an SUV to eat Black...

Apple Honey Challah

Apple Honey Challah

Normal married couples fight about finances, in-laws, and the proper method to load the dishwasher. Ben and I fight about glitter. Grab a piece...

Andes Mint Cookies. Fluffy sugar cookies stuffed with Andes mints.

Andes Mint Stuffed Cookies

I was the kid who shook the Christmas presents. The suspense of not knowing what lie beneath the shiny paper tantalized me beyond self-control....

Hot Buttered Bourbon

Hot Buttered Bourbon

Someone should write a Christmas carol about butter. I’m not volunteering per se, but after a few Hot Buttered Bourbon cider cocktails, I may...

Caramelized Pear and Gorgonzola Mini Quiches with Pecan Crust

Mini Quiches with Caramelized Pears and Gorgonzola

I’d like to invent a whiteboard that operates in the shower. Genius has a habit of striking me between the shampoo and conditioner, and...

100 Things for Which I am Thankful. Beautiful list!

100 Things For Which I Am Thankful: 2013

Last week, I shared two of my most-cherished Thanksgiving traditions: Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Whiskey Pecans and The Thankfulness List. In fourth grade, my...

Healthy Cranberry Apricot Bars

Healthy Cranberry Apricot Bars

Is fiber an appropriate discussion topic at the holidays? Healthy Cranberry Apricot Bars say yes. Healthy Cranberry Apricot Bars are little portable fruit crisps...

My TV Appearance on Wake Up Wisconsin

Dear Giada, I will never make fun of you for slipping into a faux Italian accent again. Cooking on TV is so much harder...