Archive for February 2012


3 Bean 3 Meat 3 Pepper Chili

3 Bean 3 Meat 3 Pepper Chili

So, we’ve established how much I love salad and sugar cookies (not together), and if there’s one thing that I will choose over a good salad at a restaurant, it’s a bowl of chili. I adore chili.

I’m really not picky about it and will try anything from vegetarian to all-meat, or a nice all-day crockpot chili to something quick in a can (that one’s more nostalgia than anything, though). Really, I have yet to try one that I haven’t liked. Read More


Chocolate Mint Brownies for St. Patrick’s Day

Chocolate Mint Brownies

I’ve slowly started changing over my modest collection of holiday decor from Valentine’s Day stuff to St. Patrick’s Day stuff. If I thought I had very little to pack away for V-Day, I’ve got even less to bring out for St. Patrick’s Day!

But it’s not a big deal. By the middle of the month I’m tired of it anyway and I’ll have Easter and spring stuff out soon enough, so hey, less work for me! That doesn’t mean I get tired of holiday-appropriate baking, though. It definitely takes me longer to get past that and move on to the next season. Read More


Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars

Every once in a while I’ll have a few days where all I want to do is bake. This past weekend was one of those times, and I searched through all my food pins on Pinterest to find one or two I could make with what I had in the pantry.

Planets were aligned and I found that I had everything I needed to make these amazing Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars from Brandy’s Baking. Read More