Homemade Honey Garlic Sauce

Homemade Honey Garlic Sauce with Ginger

As I’m about to tell you about the value of making your own sauces from scratch, I feel it’s only fair to also tell you I bought a not-insignificant-sized jar of Cheez Whiz last week. So please, don’t take me too seriously. I mostly make my own sauces because I don’t remember to buy them, […]

Saturday Sweets: Gingerbread Drop Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

Know what I love?  Gingerbread cookies. Know what I don’t love?  Rolling out dough, using cookie cutters, and decorating cookies. What’s a girl to do? Enter these: These gingerbread drop cookies are the perfect answer.  I have a gingersnap recipe I love, but they aren’t quite exactly like gingerbread.  These cookies are more gingerbread-man-like: thicker, […]


A huge part of what’s wonderful about doing things homemade is the smell. I was talking to my mom the other day about how great a feeling it is when your kitchen smells amazing, whether it’s fresh baked bread, chocolate chip cookies, simmering soup, or apple crisp.  There is something so rewarding about having someone […]

Mini Pumpkin Doughnut Muffins

Just when you thought you’d already had enough of pumpkin, I’m here to tell you there is more pumpkin be explored!  More to be enjoyed! More to be baked!  Maybe this year I’ll even attempt carving a pumpkin for the first time in my life? Also, ’tis the season for pumpkin patches!  We ventured out […]