Monthly Archives: December 2015

Pecan Pie Shortbread Bars

   Editor’s note – I am not sure why the picture is rotated.  Christmas with my family is usually a low key affair, at least when it comes to food. We usually have a “buffet” of sandwich fixings and other … Continue reading

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Peppermint Crunch Scones

   On my wife’s side of the family, we always do a late breakfast on Christmas once everyone has gotten there. This year I had planned on making cinnamon rolls (see previous post) but was requested to make something else … Continue reading

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No Yeast Cinnamon Rolls

   The hardest part about making cinnamon rolls is the fact that you have to let them rise, usually twice, which means that they take a long time to make. And the longer they take to make, the harder it … Continue reading

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Egg-in-a-Hole Sandwich with Bacon and Cheddar

   Making this, at least when I made it, was something of a whim. I had this recipe hanging around for quite awhile, waiting for the “right” time to make it. Then one day I realized that the loaf of … Continue reading

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Lemon Crinkle Cookies

   This was the last cookie I made in my most recent round of holiday baking. I found the recipe in one of those posts that gets shared (and shared and shared) on Facebook. It looked intriguing enough to try … Continue reading

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Chocolate Buttercrunch

   Unfortunately, for as much baking as I did on Saturday, I didn’t make everything I had wanted to make which meant on Sunday I was still toiling away. Well, maybe toiling isn’t quite the right word as the two … Continue reading

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BAs Best Beef and Bacon Meatloaf

Rounding out the use of the oven last Saturday was meatloaf for dinner. That pushed the continuous use of the oven to about eight hours. But how could I resist a meatloaf with bacon? Plus if it was already on … Continue reading

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Mint Chocolate Chip Fudge 

   In and amongst the ridiculous amount of baking I did last Saturday, I also found time to make some fudge. This mint chocolate chip fudge to be exact. It wasn’t too hard to do as the recipe is fairly … Continue reading

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Almond Biscotti 

   Much like my last recipe, this is a favorite of mine that I was really surprised I hadn’t blogged about. I really feel like I’ve made this in the last 2-3 years but, maybe not. Or I just assumed … Continue reading

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Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

   This is one of my favorite cookies. Ever. I am really surprised that I haven’t made (blogged) about these before. I typically make these around the holidays which means I should have made them last year. But the packages … Continue reading

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