Spicy Brittled Peanuts Review


Recipe 96 from The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb Perelman This recipe can be found in Deb Perelman’s “The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook” on pages 286-287 or on these sites: Better With Cake Family Cookbook Project Here we are in the last chapter of The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook and I can just taste that finale! What’s a…

Weekly Meal Plan for January Week 4


I’m decided that I’m going to post my meal plan each week on here to keep me accountable! Meal planning makes the rhythm of our weeks go so much better because I’m not coming up with stuff on the fly. So, here’s my meal plan for this week. You can also follow along with me…

Cookie Lee Party!


I’m writing with a little sadness in my heart because as much fun as my party was yesterday, I have no pictures to prove just how amazingly lovely my table turned out. All that planning…pshhh…out the window… No worries…I’ll just have to use some amazing writing to paint a picture for you…. The Menu Fruit…

BBQ Chex Mix…yes please!


So, I love bbq…we’ve established that. And what better way to get that bbq flavor any time you want then to make up a chex mix that is easy to munch! My first attempt at making this recipe was a few years back from a Super Bowl party at home. I did it in the…

Chips, Dips, Goat Cheese and Crackers!


I feel like that title needs to end with an “Oh My!”. Just like Wizard of Oz…this was another adventure in cooking….okay that’s hammy I know, but a nice segway, don’t you think?!? I made this meal up last Sunday before my room mate came home and our cinnamon roll baking experience began…(to follow in…