Locals Only South Florida Holiday Gift Guide

Locals Only South Florida Holiday Gift Guide The holiday season is here — and that means gift-giving is on most of our minds. If you’re like me and prefer to support local businesses, this is the perfect holiday gift guide for you. Not only is this a thoughtfully curated list of locally owned businesses in […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake Squares

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake Squares #StonyfieldBlogger

Never miss a bite! Sign up here to receive new recipes and reviews straight to your inbox. Disclosure: Thank you to Stonyfield, King Arthur Flour, Silpat and Dreamfarm for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions are 100% my own.  With all the heavy holiday treats around during this time of year, these healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake Squares […]

Holiday Dinner in Palm Beach County

Never miss a bite! Sign up here to receive new recipes and reviews straight to your inbox. Not sure where to go for a good Christmas meal in Palm Beach County? We used to have pretty slim pickings when it came to dining out on Christmas Day — hence the whole Chinese take-out tradition for some of us non-celebrators — but […]

Happy July 4th! Red White and Blue American Pie

Oh hey, Happy Fourth of July! This Red White and Blue American Pie is the perfect dessert to bring to any of the July 4th celebrations you’ve got going on today. I named this pie after my all-time favorite song, “American Pie” by Don McLean (click on the link to download the song on Amazon!). […]

Blood Orange Mimosas for #SundaySupper

It’s time to stop for a moment, reflect on the past year, and make resolutions for the New Year to come. That’s what we’re doing today for #SundaySupper. Today’s theme, Reflections and Resolutions, is hosted by Constance of The Foodie Army Wife. 2013 has been a whirlwind. So much has happened, and I can’t believe […]

Christmas Cake Mix Cookies

Are you going crazy trying to get everything ready for tonight’s Christmas Eve celebration? Most likely, your answer is yes. You’re probably still wrapping presents, menu planning, cooking, baking, making phone calls to confirm party or dinner reservations and sending your warm holiday wishes to friends and family. The last place you want to go […]

Chai Spiced Roasted Nuts for #SundaySupper

I may not celebrate Christmas, but I know just about every single Christmas song out there and love each and every one of them. My absolute favorite is Carol of the Bells by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. They are amazing. And that song…. hands down one of the best pieces of music I have ever heard in […]

Pumpkin Rugelach for #LeftoversClub11

I learned two very important lessons about baking the first time I made rugelach. It was while I was still living with my Bubby. I waited until she had gone out to do some errands to take over the kitchen and (not knowing at the time) make a ginormous mess. There was flour everywhere, bits of […]

Marshmallow Dreidels for #Hanukkah

I think Thanksgiving may have overshadowed Hanukkah this year. The first day just didn’t feel as festive because it was crushed with talk of turkey and pumpkin pie and all those Thanksgiving-y things. But now, it’s nearing the end and I’m finally feeling all the Hanukkah joy. Maybe because it’s actually December now, the weather […]

Thanksgiving Dinner In Review

If you’re like the rest of America, you probably fell into a deep food coma after yesterday’s Thanksgiving dinner, and you’re probably still feeling a little bit of a turkey hangover this morning. Or more likely a side-dish hangover because everyone knows the sides are the best part of Thanksgiving dinner. Regardless, you enjoyed yourself. You indulged, you spent […]