Tag Archive: Christmas

Dec 30

Merry Monday

Sweet & Salty Chocolate Guinness Pie

Christmas ends so quickly!   So does the dessert. I took a nice, long blog break last week to enjoy the time with my family.  It was great to take some rest… but I was excited to come back and share, and to read everyone else’s recaps!  Is anyone else still full? Our Christmas Eve …

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Dec 23

3 Ingredient Coconut Macaroons

This is for those that think my recipes have too many ingredients.   Not really, but it should make you happy. These coconut macaroons are the most requested Christmas cookie I make.  Ironic, since I don’t love coconut.  But if you DO like coconut, you’ll love these.  If you don’t, you’ll still eat a couple …

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Dec 20

Strange But Good: Mexican Chocolate Cake

Dessert is my favorite part of a fiesta.   Christmas counts as a fiesta, no? I made this for Thanksgiving, but it would be fantastic for a Christmas dinner, too.  Or New Years.  Or just for breakfast. When you read the ingredients in this cake, you’ll see that it actually wouldn’t be so bad to …

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Dec 09

Portland is Delicious

Portland, it’s a good think you’re tasty.   And sunny.  Yes, I said sunny. A belly full of warm food and a sunny, blue sky is the only way I survived this arctic weekend.  My little sister, Alli, moved to Portland a few years ago and I hadn’t had the occasion to visit.  Apparently they hit …

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Dec 28

Strange But Good Holidays

Christmas Eve traditions are special.   That doesn’t mean the tradition can’t be #strangebutgood! Every year we have family friends over for desserts and drinks after dinner.  And every year I make a different dessert and drink. Exhibit 1: In my version of heaven, cookies have the nutritional merits of spinach.  My German Chocolate Chip Cookies do …

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