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Super Bowl XLV – A Game Changer

Super Bowl XLV – A Game Changer

Super Bowl XLV – A Game Changer Celebrating one of the most rewarding projects of my life - baking 3,000 chocolate petit fours for the Super Bowl XLV VIP Tailgate Party! The year prior to Super Bowl XLV, The Dallas Morning News published an article about the NFL...

Sweet And Spicy

Sweet And Spicy

Sweet and Spicy . . . Pork Tenderloin made with the Kuby's Raspberry Chipotle Spread and pork tenderloin.  For years, inspired by one of my favorite chefs, Helen Corbitt, I have served her pork tenderloin from Helen Corbitt's Potluck. Just recently, as we have been...

Gingerbread Cake

Gingerbread Cake

Gingerbread is a delicious treat for the holidays. A gingerbread boy cake will add some cheer to your holiday table! Gingerbread Homemade with a short cut. . . starting with a yellow cake mix is easy. Adding ground ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg spices up the...

Life Is Better With Pancakes

Life Is Better With Pancakes

Life is better with pancakes. For the holidays, make ginger pancakes with ginger, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. The gingerbread spices mixed with whole wheat flour, buttermilk and one secret ingredient. They rival my favorite gingerbread boys with much less sugar and...

Decorating Gingerbread Houses

Decorating Gingerbread Houses

Decorating Gingerbread Houses is one of the most rewarding things that I have experienced.   When my first two children were just toddlers, we began the holiday tradition of decorating gingerbread houses. Over the years, our tradition grew to neighborhood gingerbread...

Happy National Cookie Day!

Happy National Cookie Day!

Happy National Cookie Day! Today, I am celebrating one of my favorite Christmas traditions, baking cookies! Baking at the age 7, in my mom's kitchen with my sisters, cousins and neighbors. We baked cookies for Christmas and every holiday throughout the year. This is...

Gifts That Can Change Someone’s Life

Gifts That Can Change Someone’s Life

Meaningful gifts that can change someone's life capture the true meaning of Christmas. This year, people are saying they really want to give a gift that helps somebody! For several years, I have been a fan of Honduras Threads. Having endured two recent hurricanes as...

Common And Popular Candies

Common And Popular Candies

After researching and decorating gingerbread houses for 25 years, I have compiled a list of the most common and popular candies which can be used to decorate gingerbread houses. Common And Popular Candies: Peppermints, a classic Christmas candy, are popular candies...