Blood Orange Cosmopolitans

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Citrus is definitely the bright spot of an otherwise dark and dreary month. Although we haven’t had much snow here in Boston, the weather has been cold and less than ideal. There are many reasons not to love the month of January. But can we all agree that the abundance of citrus makes it just a little bit better? Especially the meyer lemons and blood oranges.

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Sparkling Pear Sangria

Happy New Years everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and are now ready for an even better 2015. I have lots of ideas for the new year but first I want to share the last recipe I made in 2014. I love sangria- there are endless flavor combinations and I have yet to try a… 

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Best of 2014- Reader Favorites

Well, here it is.  Now that 2014 is over, it’s time to recap the 10 most popular posts of the year. I always look forward to reflecting on the past year and seeing which recipes stood out from the rest. Lined up from #1-10, these are the recipes you loved most in 2014! 1. Kit… 

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Cashew Coconut Dark Chocolate Cookies

For the second year in a row I participated in the annual Food Blogger Cookie Swap. I love getting the opportunity to spread holiday cheer across the country to fellow food bloggers. And what better way to spread holiday cheer than with a batch of homemade cookies? I sure hope the recipients liked them as… 

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Glazed Cranberry-Lemon Cake

As much as I love to make fancy layer cakes, there is something to be said about the simplicity of a bundt cake. Not only are they easy to make but they require very little in the decoration department. A simple glaze is more than enough to dress up a bundt cake. And despite their… 

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Cranberry-Oat Bars

Now that Thanksgiving is over, I am more than ready to transition into the holiday baking season. I love this time of year and all of the baking that comes along with it. Whether it is for a gift, a cookie swap or just for myself, I always enjoy finding and trying new holiday cookie recipes…. 

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Panera Mac and Cheese

Panera has been one of my favorite lunchtime spots for quite a while now. I always say that Panera is my favorite fast food restaurant but really it’s unfair to put Panera into the same category as McDonalds, Burger King and the like. Their food is infinitely better. I love almost every soup, salad and sandwich… 

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Cranberry Margaritas

Now that we are making our way into late fall and (soon) early winter, cranberries are set to take center stage in the produce department. I for one love cranberries and look forward to their reappearance every year. The tartness of fresh cranberries makes them a great addition to a number of otherwise sweet desserts…. 

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