How to Build a Charcuterie and Cheese Board

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You might not know it by it’s name, but I’m sure you’ve eaten charcuterie at least once in your life. Charcuterie is just a fancy name for cured meats such as salami. It’s commonly served on a board with an assortment of cured meats and cheeses, accompanied by food pairings that go well with these items such as honey, mustard, and olives. Not […]

Single Serving 5 Minute Hot Chocolate From Scratch

This is something I’ve been doing for years, not really realizing that other people might find it useful. I whipped up a hot chocolate one night so that my friend could try the surprise hot chocolate ornament. She was staring at me because I had just made her a mug of hot chocolate from scratch in 5 minutes, and told […]

Surprise Hot Chocolate Ornaments

Pack your imaginary bags because hubs and I are going to Korea!! We haven’t been back since we first got married, and this will be our first christmas with my family. We’ve been trying to prepare for this trip for a couple of weeks now, but I think it’s finally starting to sink in for me (we leave in 4 days!!) […]

Pretzel Toffee Bark

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It’s officially December! Which means we’re going full speed into edible stocking stuffers and treats. Toffee is always impressive and a crowd pleaser, especially this recipe. You really can’t tell the difference between the expensive chocolate store bought stuff and this. Plus, you get to dress it up with fun toppings like pretzels! Because this is candy, it’s easy to make weeks […]

Cranberry Orange Bon Bons

Thanksgiving hasn’t always been my favorite holiday. Like any other kid, it used to be Christmas. Once I started getting excited about food and the different ways to cook and flavor dishes, Thanksgiving quickly rose to the number one spot on my favorite holiday list.  Sadly, I think the last time I had more than 1 day off right before Thanksgiving […]