Christmas Favorites: Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark is the very first treat we make to kick off the holiday baking season, and Gio and I have been making it together since he was two years old, just like my mom did when I was growing up. This is a great recipe to try with kids as it’s easy, affordable, and…
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A Christmas Favorite: Apple Sausage Breakfast Wreath

Christmas Brunch is one of our family’s favorite holiday traditions, and this Apple Sausage Breakfast Wreath is always a crowd pleaser. It’s beautifully festive, easy to make, and delicious… and today it’s also our featured Christmas Favorite. We first shared this recipe in our weekly newspaper column in The Forum back in December, 2013, and…
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Double Duty Recipe: Sarah’s Best Cinnamon Buns Or Easy Sandwich Buns

Sarah’s Best Cinnamon Buns or Quick and Easy Sandwich Buns (This article first appeared in The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead on November 22, 2017) For the past three months, I’ve been playing with a recipe I found online for quick and easy buns, and I haven’t tired of it yet. In fact, I think this may…
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Joyce Family’s Famous Peanut Bars

Joyce Family’s Famous Peanut Bars Each December presents an opportunity to revisit our youth and recapture the feelings that make the  holidays so special. Food is inherently a part of this equation and often acts as the connector to those memories. This week’s recipe for the  Joyce Family’s Famous Peanut Bars has placed me right back…
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Jazz Up Your Holiday Spread With Color, Ease And Elegance

Cranberry Snowballs and Savory Cheese Crisps (This article first appeared in The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead on November 29, 2017) We love holiday entertaining, but can often find ourselves overwhelmed amidst all of the hustle and bustle that accompanies this merry season. In times like this, it’s good to have a couple of tricks up your…
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