Sweet & Tangy Meatball Dip


I love having meatballs as game day food. They're small enough to be a snack, but unlike the chips and cookies and breads we usually have, meatballs make you feel like you've eaten real food instead of just junk food...

Red Velvet Cake Batter Dip


My latest obsession is cake batter dip. Lawd have mercy, I can't stop myself. The kids LOVE when I make this stuff. LOVE it. They basically fight over it, and I have to threaten them to get them to share...

Cheesy Garlic Bread Sticks


This is the part where I tell you about my absolute favorite way to make garlic bread sticks. I love it because it gives you an easy way to create single servings that are just the right size, and also, the texture is perfect, just the way I like it..

Garlic and Onion Cheese Ball

easy cheese ball recipe

Honestly, as much as I love cheese, I've had a hard time finding a cheese ball that really gets the job done. This one is my hands-down favorite...

Sweet Popcorn Glaze

how to make sweet popcorn

I've made this simple popcorn glaze for many a holiday party. I don't want you to think it's just for the holidays, though. It's also perfect for basically any occasion or get together...

Eggnog Dip

Eggnog Dip from Jen's Favorite Cookies

Since I've discovered these amazing eggs, I've started imagining all the great eggnog recipes I could make, recipes that will remind me of the eggnog of my childhood...

Peppermint Hot Cocoa


I figured the packed sinuses and sore throats in this house could use something warm to drink, something soothing and creamy. The nice thing about using the slow cooker is that when the sick ones are ready for cocoa, the cocoa is ready for them...

Parmesan Crusted Zucchini Spears – Wordless Wednesday


Robb thinks I talk to much. Because, as a point of fact, I do. I'm giving myself and everyone else a break today, and bringing you a post completely devoid of words. The photos in this post tell the whole story...

Chocolate Banana Bread


I recently found myself saddled with ripe bananas, when the project I had intended to use them for fell through. The memory of this chocolate banana bread discussion came flooding back to me. And if I'm being completely honest, the thought of how t..

Hot Spiced Cider

Hot spiced cider has long been a family favorite. We usually buy the packaged mixes, for convenience, but every once in a while, I like to make the real stuff. The kind made from actual apples...