Author Archives for Laura

Buttermilk Herbed Mashed Potatoes |

Buttermilk Herbed Mashed Potatoes

December 13, 2017 7:34 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Mashed potatoes are a common side, but for Christmas you want to make them special and kick them up a notch. This recipe does just that. These potatoes include buttermilk along with some fresh herbs.They are the perfect ingredients to take regular mashed potatoes to extraordinary mashed potatoes. Those fresh herbs just amazing flavor and... Read More

Slow Cooker Cranberry Citrus Holiday Ham |

Slow Cooker Cranberry Citrus Holiday Ham

December 12, 2017 7:38 am Published by Leave your thoughts

This week I decided to focus on what to make for Christmas dinner. I have a week of recipes that you can add to you Christmas dinner or use all of the recipes for a complete Christmas menu. We are kicking off the week with the main dish and I have a simple ham recipe... Read More

Frosted Soft Ginger Cookies |

Frosted Soft Ginger Cookies

December 9, 2017 9:59 am Published by 1 Comment

This is the last of the cookie posts and this is one my daughter loves the most. She loves ginger cookies but frosted ginger cookies are even better. These are nice and soft and topped with an amazing white chocolate frosting. You can just finish with them there but I added sprinkles to make them... Read More

Ranger Cookies |

Ranger Cookies – Flashback Friday

December 8, 2017 7:38 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Today’s cookie is a flashback. It is one of my favorite cookies growing up and is still one that I love. This cookie is one that I don’t really see around anywhere so it’s nice to serve for Christmas. The texture of the cookie is what makes them so amazing. It includes oats, coconut, and... Read More

Vanilla and Chocolate Pizzelles

December 7, 2017 7:32 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Pizzelles are a classic Christmas cookie. They are light, crisp, and slightly sweet Italian cookies. I remember our family receiving tins of these at Christmas when I was a little girl. However, in my neck of the woods now, I haven’t seen people making these cookies. The batter for the cookie is super easy to... Read More

Chocolate Cookies with Peppermint Frosting |

Chocolate Cookies with Peppermint Frosting

December 6, 2017 7:53 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I love the combination of chocolate and peppermint. I am not a huge fan of peppermint by itself, but if it’s paired with chocolate, I am always in. This cookie begins with a chocolate almost brownie like batter with chocolate chips folded in. Then once to cookie is baked and cooled, it get topped with... Read More

Eggnog Sugar Cookies |

Eggnog Sugar Cookies

December 5, 2017 6:54 am Published by Leave your thoughts

I remember a song as a young girl that says “Christmas cookies and holiday hearts, that’s the way the holiday starts”. Well, I am starting off the holiday month with cookie recipes. They will be perfect to make for a cookie exchange or treat plate for neighbors. First up is an eggnog sugar cookie. I... Read More

Pecan Waffles |

Pecan Waffles

December 1, 2017 8:35 am Published by Leave your thoughts

This is the last of the waffle recipes and this one is a recipe that people with love or hate. You either love pecans or ya don’t. I happen to love pecans. This waffle has pecans in the waffle itself and then is topped with more. To finish off the waffles, you add chopped pecans... Read More

Black Forest Waffles |

Black Forest Waffles

November 30, 2017 8:02 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Black forest cake is one of those desserts that I tend to see the most around Christmastime. So why not make it into a waffle for this holiday season! It looks elaborate but is so simple to make. It all begins with a chocolate waffle and then the toppings is where the magic happens. However,... Read More

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Waffles |

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Waffles

November 29, 2017 7:23 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Today’s waffle incorporates all the flavors and comfort of an oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. Oats, cinnamon, and chocolate chip are incorporated to the waffle batter. Walnuts are completely optional, but I love them. You can top these with regular maple syrup, but I highly recommend you top them with buttermilk syrup. I think it’s flavor... Read More