Eggnog Latte Martini

Spiced rum, Kahlua, a splash of coffee, and homemade eggnog served up with a sugar & spice rim. You have heard of eggnog lattes, but what about eggnog latte martinis? This recipe is a cold boozy combination of some of my favorite seasonal sippers. Now, lattes are usually made with espresso. But not everyone has […]

Sweet Potato Cake

Double layer sweet potato cake with coconut pecan filling and maple cream cheese frosting. Spiced sweet potato cake layers sandwiched around a brown sugar, toasted coconut filling, and covered with a tangy cream cheese frosting. This cake is very similar in taste and appearance to carrot cake. But unlike carrot cake, the sweet potatoes are […]

Gingerbread Linzer Cookies

Spiced molasses pecan cookies with homemade cranberry jam. You can’t have the holidays without gingerbread. Normally, I make chewy gingerbread cookies (my favorite), but this year I switched it up a bit. I took regular linzer cookies, added pecans, spices, and some molasses. Sandwiched the cookies around homemade cranberry jam for a tasty spiced jam-filled […]

Cranberry Goat Cheese and Almond Crackers

Creamy goat cheese with spiced cranberry jam and homemade almond poppy seed crackers. A few years ago, I stumbled upon a seasonal cranberry goat cheese log at Costco. I was curious, so I bought one to try. I thought it was quite good, especially for holiday snacking. The following year I looked for the cheese […]