White Chocolate Puffcorn

I’d always wanted to try making white chocolate coated puffcorn.  A few years ago a co-worker brought some into the office and I loved it.  It was a great mix of salty and sweet.  And since it was so.. puffy.. it seemed like it was maybe lower in calories.  Or so I hoped.  When I ran across the recipe recently I decided I had to finally make it. Continue reading

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Imitation Crab Dip {Christmas Traditions}

Imitation Krab Dip

Imitation Krab Dip

My Mom found a recipe years ago and made it each year for our Christmas Eve buffet.  We’d open our gifts then take a break and enjoy a wide array of finger foods and of course sweets.  My Mom was and still is an excellent cook.  Her holidays and parties are legendary.  When I had my own family, I had to call home for recipes.  The internet didn’t exist and letters just weren’t fast enough.  I needed access to Mom recipes! Continue reading

Pistachio Wedding Cake Cookies

Pistachio Wedding Cookies

Pistachio Wedding Cookies

This past Christmas I tried two new cookies that turned out nothing like the bloggers’ pictures.  I’m not much of a baker regularly, but I do know how to follow directions to the letter.  I did with these pistachio wedding cookies and they didn’t end up in balls.  They should have been like the traditional wedding cookies, balls rolled in powdered sugar, but they ended up more like puffy cookies. Continue reading