Foodie Friday Gameday Edition: Snickerdoodle Bars

With Superbowl 50 right around the corner, I’m sure ya’ll are in the same position we are in: trying to find something to make for the party at someone else’s house. Well, look no further! We’ve got a recipe for Snickerdoodle Bars that disappear so fast, if you blink you’ll miss it. Continue reading Foodie Friday Gameday Edition: Snickerdoodle Bars

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Blueberry Pancakes

Guess what?

It’s National Blueberry Pancake day!

I love me some blueberry pancakes. In fact, whenever I eat pancakes, you can bet they’re blueberry. I rarely eat any other flavor of pancake; even the regular ones.

In honor of today, I’m going to share with you my favorite blueberry pancake recipe. This one has a little surprise ingredient that really brightens up the pancake!
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Lemon Lavender Sugar Cookies

Before driving across the country from Atlanta to Los Angeles last summer, Melo and I took a visit to the Dekalb Farmer’s Market to stock up on spices and herbs that would otherwise be too expensive to purchase in California due to the sunshine tax. One of the herbs we purchased was lavender.

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Shortly after arriving in Los Angeles I experimented with the lavender: putting it in french toast, tea, and cookies. Oh. My. The cookies. Definitely the best lavender experiment to date. Continue reading Lemon Lavender Sugar Cookies

Autumn Sangria

We had some friends from Melo’s cohort over for dinner not too long ago. If you know me, you know I love hosting small, intimate dinner parties. And since this was our *first* official “having friends over for dinner” party, I went all out with the menu! We had chicken adobo (a Philippine dish), corn casserole, beer braised carrots, brown rice, and gnocchi mac’n’cheese. For dessert I made The Pioneer Woman’s apple dumplings–so easy and delicious! But what I really wanna talk to you about today is the SUPER easy sangria I made for dinner. Continue reading Autumn Sangria