It’s no secret around here that I love a good picnic. I’ll take any excuse to have a picnic – heck, I’ve even been known to set up and host a picnic on the kitchen floor in the middle of winter when there’s a blizzard going on outside. They almost seem like a lost art; time […]
Let’s Embrace Autumn
Christmas is in two days, and I feel like Thanksgiving was just yesterday. In case all of the holiday shopping has consumed your time and you haven’t had a minute to sit and plan your Christmas menu, never fear. Let me do the planning for you. I’m sharing with you a few easy and delicious […]
As I sit here to write this post, I have my favorite holiday candle burning that brings allllllll the smells of Christmas to my office, and at this moment, everything feels just right. I allowed myself a slowdown today to spend time in the kitchen, make a few homemade holiday treats, and listen to Christmas music, natch.
I have several quick and easy homemade holiday treat recipes to share that are perfect to give out to dear friends and family, and to even enjoy yourselves.
Come on in and get the recipes!
Shepherd’s Pie Author: Farmhouse 1820 Ingredients FOR THE POTATOES: 2 pounds yellow potatoes 1/4 cup half and half 3 Tablespoons unsalted butter 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper FOR THE MEAT FILLING: 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 large yellow onion, diced small 2 carrots, peeled and diced small 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 pounds ground […]
Chocolate Covered Candy Canes Author: Be Fed Again Ingredients 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 12 candy cane sticks Instructions Put the bittersweet chocolate into heatproof bowl. Fill medium saucepan half way with water and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Set the bowl of semi sweet chocolate over the saucepan and melt chocolate, […]