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Fireball Hot Toddy - cinnamon whiskey, honey and lemon drink to melt your sickness away.

Fireball Hot Toddy

Fireball Hot Toddy – cinnamon whiskey, honey and lemon cocktail to melt a sore throat or for a spicy night cap. I’ve been sick a record number of times this calendar year. Blame stress, life changes, poor sleep and what-have-you, I have experienced more than my normal amount of sick days and NyQuil pills since …

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Easy Homemade Pizza Dough - Make your own dough in less time than ordering in. Quick yeast dough will make dinner prep easy!

Easy Homemade Pizza Dough

Easy Homemade Pizza Dough – Make your own dough in less time than ordering in. Quick yeast dough will make dinner prep easy!  One of my favorite go-to dinners to make at home is homemade pizza. I pretty much always have the ingredients on hand for at least a basic pizza, and the dough is …

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Homemade Kiwi Lemonade - freshly squeezed lemonade with a twist of kiwi fruit!

Homemade Kiwi Lemonade

Homemade Kiwi Lemonade – freshly squeezed lemonade with a twist of kiwi fruit! While I’m not much of a straight-up lemonade fan, I do like to combine other fruits with lemonade as the weather starts warming up. I was out of mint so I couldn’t make my blueberry mint version the other day, but I did …

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Nana's Potica recipe - a Slovenian nut roll traditionally served at Easter and Christmas.

Nana’s Potica

Nana’s Potica recipe – a Slovenian nut roll traditionally served at Easter and Christmas. Make this dessert to give as gifts or for dinner parties. My Nana was an awesome baker. When I would visit her in summers growing up, I would spend hours leafing through her cookbooks with dreams of owning my own bakery …

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Veggie Lo Mein with mushrooms, green beans and carrots. Packed with veggies and ready faster than take-out.

Veggie Lo Mein

Veggie Lo Mein with mushrooms, green beans and carrots. Packed with veggies and ready faster than take-out. I’ve been slacking on cooking lately. Personal life has taken over and I have resorted to eating out more, snacks on-the-go, and relying on friends to feed me. On a day I was particularly missing a home-cooked meal …

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Easter Paska Bread - Nana's recipe for this Eastern European egg bread. I look forward to making this all year!

Nana’s Easter Paska Bread

Easter Paska Bread – My Nana’s recipe for this Eastern European egg bread. I look forward to making this all year! Before I get to the (amazing) Easter bread recipe, let me start by bragging. My family gets me really cool gifts. It must be because I’m a food blogger. I have all sorts of …

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Good old fashioned Italian Bread. Very easy dough consistency and a great (vegan) addition to any meal!

Italian Bread

Good old fashioned Italian Bread. Very easy dough consistency and a great (vegan) addition to any meal! It’s time for a simple bread recipe! It’s been a year since I last posted a dinner bread (rosemary bread, anyone?) which is surprising given the amount of bread I consume on a weekly basis. This Italian bread …

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Sugared cranberries. Great for decorating desserts or a sweet snack!

Sugared cranberries

Sugared cranberries. Great for decorating desserts like cakes, baking in goods like holiday cookies or simply as a sweet snack! So. As I’ve previously mentioned, I’m not a huge fan of regular cranberries. Usually they are too sour for my liking, even when prepared in other dishes. That’s why I made a sweeter version of cranberry …

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