These festive holiday Snowball Cookies are made with finely chopped walnuts, flour, and vanilla, then rolled into balls and dusted with powdered sugar. They freeze well and ship well, too! Photography Credit: Elise Bauer Can you say addictive? Get into the holiday spirit with Hank and his snowball cookies! ~Elise This was my all-time favorite Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: December 13th, 2018

Taquitos! They’re fun to say and fun to eat, they freeze well and please kids. These are filled with chicken, cheese, and seasonings, and then baked to crispy perfection. Welcome to Eat Your Food!, our biweekly column of real meals made for real kids by Nick Evans. For many years, I wasn’t a huge fan of Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: December 12th, 2018

1 Preheat the oven to 350°F. 2 Prepare the crust. Process the wafers and pecans in a food processor (or chop by hand) until fine, then add enough melted butter so that it holds together when you press a little in your fist. Press this mixture evenly into the spring-form pan along the bottom and halfway Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: December 12th, 2018

1 Soak bread in milk, shred: Place the cubed bread in a large bowl and mix with the milk. Let sit for 5 to 10 minutes for the bread to absorb all of the milk. Once the bread has soaked up the milk, shred with the tines of a fork or by hand. 2 Sauté grated onion: Melt Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: December 12th, 2018

Get into the holiday spirit with Honey Mulled Wine! This red wine is sweetened with honey and spiced with cinnamon. It’s an easy (and easy to love) winter warmer. Photography Credit: Elise Bauer Now this was a happy accident. I don’t know how I ended up with some red wine in a cup with honey Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: December 12th, 2018

Can’t get enough salty-sweet Christmas Crack with its layers of chocolate, caramel, and saltines? Here are five fun ways to top your next batch, from pretzels to pecans! Have you tried our recipe for Christmas Crack yet? If you haven’t…well, maybe you shouldn’t. With its salty-sweet layers of saltine crackers, caramel, and chocolate, Christmas Crack is Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: December 11th, 2018

To make the Buttermilk Biscuits: Baking Tips: 1) Spoon the flour into your measuring cup, and level it off with the back side of a knife. If you scoop the flour, it will pack into the measuring cup, yielding too much flour, 2) Instead of 4 Tbsp each of butter and shortening, feel free to Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: December 11th, 2018

Oat flour and rolled oats add a nutty flavor to these gluten-free chocolate chip cookies! Bittersweet chocolate adds some chocolatey depth. Keep these around for your friends and family who can’t have gluten. In my world, there’s no such thing as too many chocolate chip cookie recipes. Making a batch following one recipe or another Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: December 10th, 2018

1 Whisk together the flour and spices: Vigorously whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. Set aside. 2 Beat butter and sugar, add egg, vanilla, honey: Beat the butter and sugar together in an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 4 minutes. Add the honey, egg, and vanilla extract and beat Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: December 10th, 2018

Everyone needs a recipe for classic beef chili. Make this one your go-to! It’s made with corn, peppers, tomatoes, and beans, and makes enough to freeze for later! I like to call this my Saturday chili. It’s meaty and hearty and satisfying, and it’s been in our meal rotation all through the chilly months for Read more

Category: Recipes | Date: December 9th, 2018