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Italian Rainbow Cookies

Italian Rainbow Cookies

Italian Rainbow Cookies are traditionally made for Christmas, but are still extremely popular throughout the year. They represent the Italian flag and have rich flavors of almond, chocolate, and apricot. Rainbow cookies are the Christmas cookie you never knew you needed in your life, but […]

Cut-Out Holiday Sugar Cookies

Cut-Out Holiday Sugar Cookies

Cut-Out Holiday Sugar Cookies are a classic recipe that are fun to make and also taste just as great as they look with the addition of vanilla & almond extract added to them. Sugar cookies can be as easy or as difficult as you make […]

Creamiest Mashed Potatoes

Creamiest Mashed Potatoes

The Creamiest Mashed Potatoes made simple and boosted with flavors of sea salt, cracked pepper, butter, and chive.  Here’s another side dish to add to your Christmas table! If my previous post was about glorifying fresh produce, this one may be the antithesis. Straight up […]

Seared Scallops over Bucatini with White Wine Sauce

Seared Scallops over Bucatini with White Wine Sauce

Seared Scallops over Bucatini with White Wine Sauce is perfect for Christmas Eve dinner or a special occasion with its intense garlic and lemon flavor coating strands of delicate pasta. If you’re Italian like me, chances are you celebrate the Feast of the Seven Fishes […]

Brown Butter & Thyme Roasted Carrots

Brown Butter & Thyme Roasted Carrots

Brown Butter & Thyme Roasted Carrots is a simple approach to beautifully browned carrots with dramatic flavor of garlic, thyme, and deep brown butter. Throughout the holidays, side dishes are king. Primarily side dishes that are heavy or carb loaded, like mashed potatoes, mac and […]

Cream Cheese Frosted Cinnamon Rolls

Cream Cheese Frosted Cinnamon Rolls

Cream Cheese Frosted Cinnamon Rolls are big fluffy rolls filled with cinnamon sugar & pecan goodness, oozing with frosting and soft all the way through, made to make any holiday morning or weekend brunch extremely special. I’ve been embracing a lot of new change lately. […]

Creamy Mushroom Chicken

Creamy Mushroom Chicken

  Creamy Mushroom Chicken is a delicious quick dinner made from minimal ingredients of cream & mushrooms brightened with fresh scallion, perfect for any busy workday. If you guys are anything like me right now, you’d pay to have an extra hour every night. It’s […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Trifle

Pumpkin Chocolate Trifle

In case you’re looking for another reason to eat pumpkin, this Pumpkin Chocolate Trifle is a light dessert that’s perfect after a big holiday meal that features layers of pumpkin, chocolate, graham crackers, fresh whipped cream, and topped off with candied pecans. Every year for […]

Loaded Potato Skins

Loaded Potato Skins

Make these beloved Loaded Potato Skins for an easy & classically American appetizer, perfect for game day that will compete with any frozen version! I love being able to remake things at home that you normally only get as a restaurant appetizer or in the […]

Triple Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake

Triple Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake

Indulge and impress with this extremely flavorful and moist Triple Chocolate Fudge Layer Cake for any special occasion or just for the sake of chocolate cake. Baking from scratch is an act of love to me. Its true that baking is chemistry and you need […]

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