Monthly Archives: December 2011

Dec 2011
Peanut Butter Reindeer Cookies

Everyone has their favorite Christmas cookies that they make year after year. For many people, peanut butter blossoms are at the top of that list. Are you looking to shake up the routine a bit? You can get the same taste … Continue reading

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Dec 2011
Holiday Caramel Popcorn

Growing up, I used to love when my parents got one of those popcorn tins for Christmas. You know what I’m talking about, the tins with the three different kinds of popcorn, usually caramel, cheddar and butter flavors. My siblings … Continue reading

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Dec 2011
Oatmeal M&M Cookies

Christmas is the time to show-off in the kitchen. Extravagant roasts, intricately detailed sugar cookies, and delicately made truffles emerge from kitchen and land on the dining room table every year, with the hopes of leaving dinner guests speechless. While … Continue reading

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Dec 2011
How To: Shred Chicken with your KitchenAid Mixer

I debated whether or not to even post this, as it is not a recipe, nor is there really much instruction to this post. However, it is such a genius idea, I couldn’t NOT share it with y’all. I used … Continue reading

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Dec 2011
Holiday Baking Giveaway

It is hard to believe that Christmas is just 2 and a half weeks away! While most of my shopping is done, I have done barely any Christmas baking yet. Why? Because if I bake now it won’t last until … Continue reading

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Dec 2011
Sauteed Chicken Breasts with Creamy Chive Sauce

We eat a lot of chicken around here, particularly because it is cheap and healthy to make. A lot of people see chicken and automatically think boring, but it doesn’t have to be! There are so many different ways to … Continue reading

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Dec 2011
Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookie Cups

If you are looking for something to give you a sugar buzz, look no further. This dessert is super rich, and so sinfully sweet that it may cause you to go into a sugar coma. It is also perhaps my new … Continue reading

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Dec 2011
Skillet Italian Chicken with Orzo

As someone who does not own a dishwasher, the less dishes it takes to make dinner the better. Therefore, I am a HUGE fan of skillet dinners, where I only have to clean one skillet and a wooden spoon. This dish … Continue reading

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Dec 2011
Christmas Cookie Roundup 2011

Can you believe another Christmas season is upon us? Around our house, Christmas is in full swing. We chopped down our tree yesterday (my husband’s first live tree…ever!) and finished putting up the rest of our decorations. I am about … Continue reading

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