Friday, December 9, 2011

Classic Party Mix


It’s the holiday season.  (Doubt I needed to tell you that fact.)  This fact is making me crave favorite flavors and classic recipes.  Anyone else with me on that? I just so happened to be pulling out 26 years of Christmas tree ornaments while I was making a pot...

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Wednesday Ramblings

This is my life

Santa came a little early this year: I might have jumped up and down a few times when Paul walked in the door with a perfectly-shaped box.  I tried to keep calm.  But I couldn’t.  He told me to open it and then took it back, placed it under...

Monday, December 5, 2011

Cheddar-Ranch Dip


The minute that I saw this dip on Leah’s blog, I knew I had to try it. You know that I don’t like ranch dressing but I do love the flavor of dill, especially in dips. I’m a big time snacker. I love crunchy, salty snacks and most of...

Friday, December 2, 2011

Apple Pomegranate Crumble


I typically only buy fruit that is in season.  I first discovered pomegranates in college one winter when they happened to be extremely inexpensive.  What college student isn’t looking for cheap produce?!  I remember practically living on pomegranates that winter.  They are not the easiest fruit to eat but...

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Wednesday Ramblings

Keep Calm and Pray

(source) What are you counting down right now?  Countdowns are fun and one starts tomorrow!  Sarah at Baking Serendipity is counting down the days to Christmas with a Peace, Love and Joy Advent Jar.  I am so intrigued by this idea and I’ve been brainstorming since I read her...

Monday, November 28, 2011

Classic Chili


I’ll be the first to admit to you that there isn’t really anything special about this chili recipe.  It’s (with a few adjustments) the chili that I grew up eating.  It’s comforting.  It’s part of my childhood in a bowl.  The smell of this chili simmering on the stove...