Category Archives: Recipes

Drizzled Pumpkin Sugar Cookie

Mmmm.  Pumpkin.  Sugar cookies.  Two of my favorite things.  I have a great base sugar cookie recipe and decided that I needed to make a pumpkin version.  I also felt this cookie needed a glaze rather than a traditional roll … Continue reading

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Homemade Laundry Soap

Homemade Laundry Detergent I don’t just make food and messes in my kitchen, you know. I also make laundry soap and hand soap. Of course you can search the Interwebs for loads of homemade laundry soaps and find quite a … Continue reading

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Best Banana Bread Ever

 I LOVE this banana bread recipe.  People I work with LOVE this recipe.  It’s easy and delicious. Ingredients 2 eggs, beaten 1/3 cup buttermilk or plain yogurt 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 cup mashed bananas (I don’t … Continue reading

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Pignoli Cookies

As with most of the things I love to eat, there’s a story behind these cookies.  When I was a kid visiting my grandparents in Brooklyn, my grandma would often bring out a plate of cookies after dinner.  The grownups … Continue reading

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Cranberry Sauce

Ok, I admit it, I love canned cranberry sauce. It’s so yummy and sweet and tart: all the things I love.  I secretly love that it comes out looking like the can and can be sliced so easily.  Having said … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Peas and Macaroni

My Grandma was an incredible cook.  Her meatballs and gravy are legendary, to this day.  I’ve tackled both many times and I think my meatballs are pretty close, but it’s impossible to know for sure.  I’d probably always prefer hers. … Continue reading

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The Fall Fling – Cookie Creation – updated 11/14

I love pumpkin.  Pumpkin pie. Pumpkin muffins. I have a pumpkin and sage pasta recipe that’s awesome.  Weird that I’ve never made a pumpkin cookie before.  That all changed today. Oatmeal cookies seem to be my downfall lately. I can’t … Continue reading

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