Yesterday I spent most of the day in my kitchen doing lots of holiday baking. One of the things I baked were classic Snickerdoodles. Who doesn’t love a snickerdoodle? So I thought it would be a good idea to post the recipe today.

Maple Walnut Pie


Looking ahead to Thanksgiving, I’m going to share this lovely goody with you. This pie is a nod to the traditional Pecan pie, with a bit of a difference. It uses Walnuts instead of Pecans, and Maple Syrup instead of Karo. The results are delicious!

Roasted Spiced Nuts

Roasted Spiced Nuts

Here is another Holiday treat that I make every year. I make this not only for my own family, but I will make a couple extra batches and give it out as gifts in jars with pretty ribbon.

Sweet Potato Casserole


I absolutely love this fall side dish. My family literally fights over the leftovers…when there are any.   You are going to bake 4 average sized sweet potatoes. These go in the oven at 375 for about 90 minutes, or until a knife can be inserted in the middle fairly easily. Allow them to cool […]

Chewy Ginger Snaps


The name of these cookies might seem a bit contradictive, but it perfectly describes these cookies. They are rich in flavor, with molasses, and lots of spices. Yummy winter cookies.