Category: Recipes

How to Cook Chicken on a Smoker

Been craving that smoked chicken you had at a restaurant the other night? Bought a smoker but want to start by cooking something rather easily? Well this guide is for you. Delicious, smoked chicken done right in your backyard done just like the restaurants! Recommended reading: 20 Grilling Essentials you …

How to Make Sugar Cookies!

Have you ever caught yourself raiding the refrigerator for a mouthwatering, tasty midnight snack!? If not, maybe you find yourself stumped in the kitchen deciding what type of snack to make your family. Well what’s better than a delicious homemade sugar cookie and a glass of milk? Follow these instructions …

New Year’s Eve Punch and Cocktail Recipes

Who says New Year’s Eve punch recipes have to wintery? Why not warm up the holidays with some festive traditional and non-traditional punch and cocktail recipes? Here are sangria, Wassail bowl, plantar’s punch, cafe mocha and other fun recipes. Festive New Year’s Sangria punch: The holidays are the perfect time …

Make Ahead Cinnamon Buns and Christmas Macarons

My family absolutely loves this recipe for cinnamon buns. They are softer and a bit smaller than a traditional cinnamon roll. My husband prefers them this way! Every Christmas, I make these using the “to freeze” method for my mommy friends. What better gift to give my busy, exhausted mommy …

How to Cook a Perfect Holiday Ham

Making a Christmas Ham is a tradition in my family. Every year we will make our Christmas ham along with homemade garlic mashed potatoes, stuffing with sausage, scalloped potatoes, vegetables, and the whole nine yards. Each year our Christmas ham is always different because I enjoy making different marinades for …

‘Tis the Season for a Fabulous Christmas Brunch

For many people, Christmas is a time to celebrate family, to give and receive gifts, and to honor old traditions or create new ones. But for the home cook, Christmas is the opportunity to wow guests with an array of baked goods, savory meats, and all the dishes that are …

Seasonal Cooking: Two Celeriac Inspired Recipes

There is a wise old saying that “For everything there is a season” and perhaps nowhere is that more true than with cooking. Prudent chefs and home cooks know how to take advantage of fresh, seasonal offerings like winter vegetables into their menus. One winter vegetable that is plentiful and …