Peppermint Patty Martini (Recipe from www.thenovicechefblog.com)

Peppermint Patty Martini*

I sat down last night to look at my calendar for the next few weeks and I wanted to go hide in the closet with a bucket of cookies. 9 days until Thanksgiving? 36 days until Christmas? Not only do I have regular holiday type stress (gifts and travel),...
Corn Pudding  (recipe via thenovicechefblog.com)

Southern Corn Pudding*

This is one of the few classic southern dishes that I did not grow up eating. To be honest, I didn’t have it until a few years ago when Jorge and I were visiting Savannah, GA. After one bite I was immediately obsessed with the sweet cornbread-y mixture. I...
Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Bread  (recipe via thenovicechefblog.com)

Peanut Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Bread*

You guessed it! Jorge bought a TON of bananas again and proceeded to eat two. That left me with 6 overripe bananas. I don’t know when that man will learn to buy a smaller bushel of bananas. It’s like he sees the .79 cents per pound sign and picks...
Peppermint Oreo Mini Cheesecakes

Peppermint Oreo Mini Cheesecakes*

Cheesecake can be such a pain in the butt. Some people like to do a water bath while it bakes in the oven. I have done those in the past, but always wind up with water in my cheesecake. Or, I somehow under bake my cheesecake and it sinks...