We have a bone to pick with whoever said that dogs are a “man’s best friend.” Let’s get one thing straight, us ladies love our fair share of slobbery kisses and wagging tails, too. These dog treats contain real, identifiable ingredients and are perfect for spoiling the pampered pooch in your life.
Award show season. It’s the perfect time to scrutinize the fashion choices of the rich and famous from the comfort of your favorite sweatpants. Feed your self-righteous appetite with these show-stopping hors-d’oeuvres for the whole posse to enjoy.
It sounds a lot like a mythical fruit that you’d find in an enchanted forest. But elderberries are real, and they might as well be magical. They have anti-aging properties, so we’ll def be eating them by the handful. If your tastes are more refined than ours, we’ve got you covered with some yummy recipes: Read More “What’s an Elderberry?”
The most wonderful (and busiest) time of the year calls for oversized sweaters and no-frills weeknight meals. Good old fashioned tacos are an infallible household staple, but it might be time to taco-bout “beefing up” tried-and-true taco Tuesday. Although fresh salsa, ground beef, and crispy tortilla shells are a Mexican fare trifecta, one shouldn’t shy away from experimenting with different flavors and ingredients. Here are some of our favorite non-conformist taco recipes to spice up your family’s favorite go-to meal.
The holiday season means lots of cozy nights in, festive music on the radio, and memories shared with loved ones. However, the most exciting part about this time of the year is definitely the abundance of readily available desserts. And speaking of desserts, who doesn’t love a good old-fashioned biscotti?
There are a few good reasons why crinkle cut cookies are a holiday tradition:
- These cookies are so good you need the holidays to force moderation.
- This particular type of cookie offers the perfect amount of sweetness. The deep, rich chocolate flavor will lead you to be satisfied after only a few, yet leave room for you to try a few other sweet treats from the holiday table.
- The powder sugar finish creates a festive snowy appearance.
- Crinkle sounds very similar to Kringle, as in Kris Kringle, AKA Santa Claus!
Admittedly, I’m a pretty sub-par baker. After subjecting my loved ones to countless batches of charred, tasteless creations, I took a hiatus from making desserts. It wasn’t until I unearthed this delicious and easy recipe from a friend’s Detroit-based cookbook, Sister Pie, that I decided to give the whole baking thing another go. Read More “Robert Redford Cookies”
Carmelitas are a no-mixing-necessary, layered bar. The crust and topping are both made with the same buttery, brown sugar, vanilla-infused oatmeal and flour mixture. In the middle, there’s chocolate and caramel sauce. They’re comparable to a soft oatmeal chocolate chip cookie with a streusel-crumble topping. The amount of melted caramel in this recipe probably even supersedes the number of napkins you have on hand. Read More “Carmelita Cookie Bars”
There was a time in my 20s when the oven was the most used appliance in my kitchen; almost as much as my coffee maker. I loved baking so much back then, that friends constantly showed up at my apartment knowing there would be something good to eat.