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Ingredient: Large Eggs, Lightly Beaten

Christmas Tree Brownies

Forget sugar plums. You’ll have visions of my Christmas Tree Brownies dancing in your head! These rich brownies are a chocolatey deviation from traditional sugar cookies and are decorated to professional-level perfection. I’m always amazed by the number of people I see out Christmas-tree shopping before I’ve even fully emerged from my Thanksgiving food coma. The first trees you’ll find at my house during the holiday season are these cute little conifers, fashioned out of rich fudgy brownies, with happy little faces and smiles almost as big as the one that’ll be on your face when you take your...

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Scalloped Corn

This old fashioned Scalloped Corn is a delicious side dish that will make you feel like you’re sitting right back at Grandma’s Sunday supper table! Golden corn cradled in a rich homemade custard with just the right amount of smokey bacon topped with a crunchy bread crumb topping! Okay. So maybe it’s just me. But, I think there’s a whole world of side dishes that are just as delicious, if not even a lot more delicious frankly, as the main course. You know what I mean? Is it just me??? Help me friends! Those dishes that you crave and...

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Italian Christmas Cookies

Man, oh man… I love holiday baking. Seriously, November and December are months of pure heavenly bliss. If I could bottle the aroma of kitchens around the country in late fall and early winter, I would be a millionaire. Holiday baking is as good as it gets, and Christmas cookies are darn near the top of the list. As you’re planning your holiday baking festivities, give this recipe for Italian Christmas cookies a try. Traditionally called “anginette,” these cookies are absolutely yummy! (There are several other traditional names as well, like “sciamellis.”) You often find them flavored with anise...

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Sweet Potato Casserole

This is the Best sweet potato casserole I’ve ever tasted. It’s soooo delicious I could eat the whole pan by myself. Well, not really, but only because it makes a big baking dish. This is one of those dishes that my whole family loves on Thanksgiving. They would revolt if I ever so much as threatened not to make it. It’s very rich and good and sweet. If you don’t like a sweetened sweet potato casserole this is not the one for you. If you’re used to the standard recipe with  marshmallows melted on top, oh baby, you won’t believe what an upgrade this recipe is....

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Caramel Apple Blondies

I’ve been on a crazy apple baking kick lately. For some reason, I just can’t get enough deliciously baked apple goods. I’ve been trying a lot of new recipes in my insatiable desire for apple yumminess. This is my latest discovery. Wow! Let me tell you, these blondies are killer amazing. Seriously! I’ve baked them for the last two consecutive nights and the whole fam is fighting over them and trying to get their fair share of this apple prize! It’s amazing we aren’t all 800 pounds with the way we’ve been going! This recipe is originally from one...

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