Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to start your holiday cookie-baking engines! And while I know you already have a list of your favorite cookies on your to-bake list, I’m here to add another one with this easy recipe for chocolate chip coffee shortbread. Tiny chocolate chips and a hint of coffee flavor all collected in a buttery, melt-in-your-mouth shortbread. And to add to the wonderfulness, the whole batch bakes up in one pan, so there is not even any cookie dough scooping needed. It’s the chocolatey gift that keeps on giving!
Tis the season! And while there is no escaping the whirlwind of shopping and decorating and wrapping and yes, cooking, it’s even more important to grab those little moments that the holidays are here to celebrate. Decorating the Christmas tree with those finally home for a little while college kids. Watching Love Actually for the millionth time with your honey. Taking a nap with your dog in your fleece Grinch pajamas. And sharing a little sweet something with friends you don’t get to see NEARLY enough. Something like this sweet and spicy coffee walnut banana bread!
It’s the last day of the year! Tomorrow we are off to the races with our New Year’s resolutions. All our low-fat, more exercise, less bacon resolutions. (Sniffle). New year, new you, new me and all the jazz, and you know what that means. It means we have exactly 24 hours left to eat chocolate. And by chocolate, I mean fudge. And by fudge, I mean this particular version of fudge, that includes not only a generous amount of dark chocolate, but a few sneaky ingredients that will have you wondering why you spent all that time eating well-behaved fudge.
The Southern husband and I had only been married a year or so when we spent one Easter at my sister-in-law’s beautiful beach house in South Carolina. The morning after Easter, my Southern brother-in-law asked who would like eggs and ham with red-eye gravy for breakfast. Every hand in the room shot up…except for mine,Read More & Get the Recipe
So, most of the time I’m not sure the teenager even remembers that I write this blog. Sure, she sees me tapping away on the laptop, and stretched out flat on my stomach on the grass taking yet another close-up of a peach or a bowl of spaghetti, but most of the time her mindRead More & Get the Recipe
I think I may have said this once or twice or one million times before on this blog, but I wish I liked coffee. I really do. It is SO much easier to get a cup of coffee than to find a decent cup of hot, strong English breakfast tea unless you happen to beRead More & Get the Recipe