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The Classics: Pączki (Polish Donuts)*

    Donuts and I have a lot in common. You see, throughout my life I have acquired more nicknames than most. My legal name is Jessica. But if you were to ask my family they would tell you that they all call me Jessie. My friends and husband...
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Homemade Soft Pretzels*

Soft pretzels are one of my favorite things in the world. My addiction is so bad, that one of the first years that Jorge and I were dating, he bought me a box mix of Auntie Annie’s Pretzels. I was thrilled…until I realized that I still had to mix...
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White Wine Carrots*

I live in a townhome, and have a great, spacious patio…which means limited space for gardening. Running around the entire patio, are flower gardens…which I use to garden in! And my summer garden just finished up the last of its crops and this past weekend I planted my winter/fall...
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Trifecta Cookies*

At some point in your life you are supposed to start learning from your mistakes. Your parents allow you to start screwing up…expecting you to learn from your experiences. My Mom decided to let me start this process a little too late I think. I know I was the...