Gingerbread Bundt Cake

Pumpkin cream cheese-filled gingerbread bundt cake. This recipe is a molasses-y spiced cake wrapped around a slightly sweet pumpkin filling. This cake is fairly simple to make and has a generous amount of filling. But like any bundt cake, the challenge lies with getting it cleanly out of the pan. To aid this, I use […]

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 […]