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Cardamom Shortbread Cookies with Dark Chocolate and Coconut

Cardamom Shortbread Cookies with Dark Chocolate and Coconut

These cardamom shortbread cookies are a delicious twist on the traditional shortbread.  The addition of cardamom enhances the richness of regular shortbread that I make without taking over the flavor which lets you still taste the buttery and rich shortbread flavor.  The ingredients for these 

Collard Greens with Pancetta, Ham and Beans

Collard Greens with Pancetta, Ham and Beans

Collard greens with pancetta, ham and beans is a real favorite in our house. I serve this Southern collard greens recipe with a side of white rice for a delicious meal anytime of year. While I am not from the deep south in the U.S., 

Brussels Sprouts Hash With Pancetta

Brussels Sprouts Hash With Pancetta

Brussels sprouts hash with pancetta and shallots is an amazing and surprisingly quick dish to prepare. It is a dish that can be eaten as its own meal or as a side dish. The ingredients are simple and include Brussels sprouts, red potatoes, pancetta and 

Eggnog Snowball Cookies

Eggnog Snowball Cookies

Eggnog snowball cookies are my latest delicious creation when I was thinking of ways to have festive holiday cookies that tasted amazing but were all natural and didn’t use dyes or sprinkles. I was also thinking of the easiest way to make cookies on demand 

Potato and Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Potato and Brussels Sprouts Gratin

Potato and Brussels sprouts gratin is a wonderful way to bring together two delicious vegetables into one cheesy dish. Most people think only of potatoes when they think of gratin but adding other vegetables into the mix really changes things up and adds more flavor 

S’mores Pie Homemade Holiday Gift

S’mores Pie Homemade Holiday Gift

S’mores pie homemade holiday gifts is the best gift you can give someone at the holidays. It is the perfect way to spoil someone special and totally economical. You can throw in some homemade golden milk mix as well as an additional hostess treat. Ok, 

The Best Salted Shortbread Cookie

The Best Salted Shortbread Cookie

These salted shortbread cookies are easy enough to make for a quick sweet treat and special enough to make at the holidays. So whether you are looking for a Christmas cookie recipe or just an easy shortbread recipe, these salted shortbread cookies have got you 

Vanilla Almond Layer Cake

Vanilla Almond Layer Cake

When you serve this almond cake, people will think it came from a bakery! For a perfect weekend treat, make this cake along with a delicious golden milk latte and you will be in heaven. If you are looking for an amazing dessert that tastes 

Easy and Delicious Citrus Snowball Cookies

Easy and Delicious Citrus Snowball Cookies

I have been making these citrus snowball cookies as my family’s Christmas cookies for years because they are so amazing. This dough is actually for my regular cutout sugar cookies and I adapted it to this easy recipe. This citrus snowball cookie recipe was something 

Classic Italian Pizzelle Cookies: My family recipe

Classic Italian Pizzelle Cookies: My family recipe

Classic Italian pizzelles are an Italian thin waffle style cookie that is made from flour, eggs, butter, anise and vanilla.  They are a tradition in Italian homes and usually made for special occasions and holidays.  I grew up eating pizzelles that my grandmother made at