Tex Mex Time… Enchilada Meatballs. Bring out the Margheritas!!

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  The Superbowl is just around the corner, and Superbowl parties everywhere are being planned.  One of the very favorite foods to have around during these parties is anything Mexican.  Heaping bowls of guacamole, salsa, and refried bean dip served … Continue reading

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs, The Perfect Hors D’ouvres For Any Party!

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Not everyone is a fan of chicken wings.  Most of my family members are, frankly, grossed out by the bones, and having to pick around the bits that are “not quite meat”.  Boneless wings are great, but trying to find … Continue reading

Creamy Tomato Pasta with Fresh Spinach… Fast and Delicious

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I’m not sure anything tastes better than a good pasta dish filled with fresh ingredients.  There are quite a few really nice gluten free pasta’s out there now, and the one I used in this recipe is made by Barilla.  … Continue reading

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies (Gluten Free)… The 12th Day of Christmas!!

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Classic Chocolate Chip cookies were invented by mistake in 1930.  The history of the Chocolate Chip cookie according to Wikipedia: The chocolate chip cookie was accidentally developed by Ruth Graves Wakefield in 1930. She owned the Toll House Inn, in … Continue reading

Bar Snacks Blondies (Gluten Free)… The 11th Day of Christmas Cookies!!

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And now for something REALLY different… Bar Snacks Blondies*.  I’ve put your favorite bar snacks into a cookie bar!  This rich blondie is packed full of pretzels, salted peanuts, and big chunks of semi-sweet chocolate, which is sure to please … Continue reading

Snickerdoodles (Gluten and Grain Free)… The 10th Day of Christmas Cookies!! Winner of the Craftsy Holiday Cookie Contest for 2013!!

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Winner of the Craftsy Holiday Cookie Contest 2013! http://www.craftsy.com/blog/2013/12/craftsy-holiday-cookie-contest-winner/ I wanted to include a cookie for people that have problems with grain of any kind, and this recipe really delivers.  These Snickerdoodles are sweet, chewy, and nutty, and they fill … Continue reading

Hermit Cookies with Penuche Frosting (Gluten Free)… The 9th Day of Christmas Cookies!!

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Some of us out there LOVE fruitcake.  Yes, it’s true.  Fruitcake, at least in America, has a horrible reputation.  Jokes are made during the holidays about throwing fruitcakes at people’s windows, “re-gifting” the same fruitcake year after year, and since … Continue reading

Cherry Kisses (Gluten Free)… The 8th Day of Christmas Cookies!!

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The 8th Day of Christmas Cookies brings a simpler cookie for you, and one the kids will love to help with, Cherry Kisses. This pretty pink cookie with bits of cherry and a chocolate kiss on top, is definitely a … Continue reading

Cappuccino Brownies with White Chocolate Ganache (Gluten Free)… The 7th Day of Christmas Cookies!!

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Who says you have to have your coffee in a liquid form? The 7th Day of Christmas Cookies brings you coffee in a delicious dessert, Cappuccino Brownies with White Chocolate Ganache. These cookies (bar cookies…) are so rich and moist, … Continue reading

Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Cranberries and White Chocolate Drizzle… The 6th Day of Christmas Cookies!!

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The 6th day of Christmas Cookies brings us an old favorite updated with dried cranberries and white chocolate.  These are NOT your Granny’s Oatmeal cookies! While Granny stuck with raisins, I have given these timeless cookies a facelift with tangy, … Continue reading