Sweet Spice Rub Steaks

+-*Share I’m sitting here on my parent’s couch with black stretch pants, hot cup of coffee and a comfy oversized t-shirt. That is what a couple days after Thanksgiving entails every year. Comfort over looks any day.. well most days. After I write this post it’s off to do some online Black Friday shopping....

Edible Christmas gifts

+-*Share At the age of 5 I remember family and friends dropping off large baskets of goodies at our home.  I would sift through the packages trying to rummage some goodies for myself.  Fast forward 25 years and I am still in LOVE with them.  I no longer mash down the chocolates to see...

dothedownton

+-*Share In just a little over a month Downton Abbey will start back up again. Last year I got addicted to the show after some down time due to flight delays and layovers. You could basically say that I caught up with the past 3 seasons in just two days. I was just a...

Rice and red quinoa chili casserole

+-*Share Two chili recipes back to back I must be crazy!  Crazy in love with chili that is.  Yesterday, it was all about a chili mac soup, but today I’m making a chili casserole that is going to rock your world.  In fact I loved this dish so much after the first bite that...

Two bean chili mac

+-*Share It’s a blizzard out there. No really, many cities are experiencing frigid temperatures due to the polar vortex. I’ve already experienced the first snow of the season and I’m assuming I will see many more snow days.  Luckily it’s looking like clear roads ahead for this upcoming Thanksgiving. This Wednesday I’m loading up the...

rumchata drink

+-*Share In one week everyone will gather for a huge over the top Thanksgiving feast. I’ve shared the chicken dressing, turkey meatballs, cheesy pull apart sausage bread but the thing you might need most is a drink. A stiff one at best. Yes, I’m here today to share this chocolate marshmallow rumchata drink that...

Pear and apple galette

+-*Share Walking into my grandmother’s house as a child would leave me craving homemade tortillas, fresh cookies and a small hint of rose lotion. My grandmother was an avid baker, lover of cooking and a heart for all roses. She had this table to the side of her kitchen and I remember it always...

Peppermint chocolate fudge

+-*Share It’s Monday, November 17th the year 2014 and I’m officially turning myself in for decorating for Christmas before Thanksgiving. Christmas is BY FAR my favorite holiday of the year and I would break out the décor in August if I could. Don’t get me wrong I love Thanksgiving and what it is all...