Cider Brined Cornish Game Hens with Apple Sausage Stuffing

Bourbon and apple cider brined Cornish game hens with apple, sage, and sausage stuffing. The sweet-savory flavors of the bourbon and apple cider really come through in these brined hens. Add to that the sweet-salty sausage apple stuffing you have a tasty fall meal for two. The recipes below can be prepped and assembled a […]

Chocolate Peppermint Sandwich Cookies

Chocolate sugar wafers filled with peppermint buttercream and old-fashioned peppermint pieces. These yummy holiday cookies look similar to Oreos but taste like thin mints. The dough for these cookies is a basic butter-sugar dough. Due to the amount of butter used in the recipe, freezing the dough before transferring the cookies to bake is essential. […]

Holiday Cookies

I’m keeping my holiday baking simple this year. I’m making a few timeless classics, magic cookie bars, pecan snowballs, and chewy gingerbread. And mixing in a couple of new recipes, chocolate peppermint sandwich cookies and raspberry pinwheels. The sandwich cookies taste like thin mints with the appearance of an Oreo. The pinwheels have a tender […]

Spice Roasted Salmon and Sweet Potato Salad

Sumac and smoked paprika-spiced, oven-roasted salmon with sweet potato, parsnip, and apple salad. This post is a light fall dish with smoky sweet flavors and a hint of citrus. The recipe for this salmon is straightforward and simple. But julienning 15 cups of vegetables can be a job. If you would like to split up […]