All About My Books 2018

**2018 READING STATS** This wonderful survey was put together by The Perpetual Page Turnerand I thought it would be fun to fill it out. There are some sections left blank because they don’t apply. Enjoy! Number Of Books You Read: 62Number of Re-Reads: A fewGenre You Read The Most From: Various 1. Best Book You…

Sweet Potato Cookies

If you like delicious, cakey cookies then you will love these.

A Year of Wine with GaryVee

I’m baaaaccck! Have you missed me? I’ve missed you! I figured there’s no better way to write my way back into your lives than to talk about wine! Today, I picked up my 12th box of wines curated by Gary Varynerchuk. In October 2017, GaryVee kicked off his Monthly Wine Club and I’m am so happy…

Chocolate cake

Wine, Chocolate, and Blackberries

I’m happy to say that my final baking projects of 2016 all included something I had not used or made before. One of my favorite things about cooking and baking is trying something new and finding out the recipe worked. Chocolate Cake with a Red Wine Chocolate Glaze Another recipe I got from Bon Appetit.…

Dulce de Leche Brownies

When I made the dulce de leche for the mocha caramel cookies, I ended up having quite a bit left over. The recipe I used says dulce de leche will keep for a month in the fridge, but I didn’t like the idea of just having it sit around for that long (especially when it’s…

Giving Thanks in 2016

Thanksgiving is by far my favorite holiday of the entire year because it is all about coming together with those you love and enjoying delicious food. I traveled down to DC again this year to cook this wonderful feast with my mom. We spend two to three days prepping and cooking to get ready for…

Lemon Thyme and Mocha Caramel Cookies

This past Saturday, the weekend before Thanksgiving, I finally started baking season. Epicurious has a wonderful Holiday Handbook out this year and both of these cookies are twists on the classic sugar cookie. Lemon Thyme Cookies with a Lemon Glaze   For the glaze, I recommend going ahead and using 1 cup of powdered sugar…