holiday recipes

Welcome to the Nutcracker

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The Nutcracker has become a staple piece in the American culture and a beloved Christmas tradition. The ballet by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is one of my all-time favorite productions. It is enjoyable for the whole family and let’s be real, who doesn’t love sweets? Different countries are represented through dance by delicious food selections like Spanish chocolate, Arabian coffee, Danish marzipan, Chinese tea and finally the Sugar Plum Fairy. Today I’ve decided to make recipes that represent each country in celebration of the holiday season!Spanish ChocolateFor this I’ve decided to make dipped chocolate. My family is a fan of decorating […]

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Week Before Thanksgiving To-Do List

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As one of the biggest holidays approaches its due date stress is a common factor, but fear not! I have written today’s blog to help you busy folk plan out this Thanksgiving day feast!Now, whether Thanksgiving is being celebrated at your house or not, it’s always nice to extend a helping hand! Here is a list of things to do to ensure that your Thanksgiving day is successful.First on our list is to buy the turkey! Never leave the main dish to be bought at the last minute or you might find yourself purchasing rotisserie chicken for your Thanksgiving meal. […]

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Top Holiday Pie Recipes

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Now that we are nearing the end of October, I’m slowly starting to get into the Holiday baking mood. One dessert that I tend to wait for until the end of the year is homemade pie – YUM! To me, there’s nothing better than putting your creative mind to work of sculpting the perfect homemade pie. The possibilities are endless when it comes to crust and filling choices, so this is one dessert that I never get bored with making.Last year, I switched up some of my baking techniques and primarily use coconut oil as a substitute for butter or […]

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