Category Archives: Winter/Christmas

Marshmallow Sweet Potato Casserole

I first made this sweet potato casserole a few years ago at Thanksgiving and Christmas. It’s one of those classic comfort food recipes and so popular for the holidays. It’s such an easy side dish to put together, too.

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Gingerbread Muffins

I had no idea how many people I know like gingerbread! Someone asked me what I had baked recently and I said, “Oh, I just made some gingerbread muffins.” And then, to my surprise, they told me how much they loved gingerbread! Others told me, “I love anything with a gingery flavor—gingerbread is the best” and “Gingerbread reminds me of my grandmother—she would make gingerbread all the time when I was growing up.” So there you have it—gingerbread seems to be a thing, especially in the winter!
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Sweet and Sassy Chili

Chili makes the perfect meal during the cold-weather seasons. And it’s an easy menu item for game day parties or tailgating. After all, who doesn’t love chili? This Sweet & Sassy Chili has a mildly spicy flavor, but it also has a little sweetness too, with a touch of brown sugar mixed in. And it tastes great with some diced peached on top! Of course, you’ll still want to top your chili with some sour cream, corn chips, and cheddar cheese, but the addition of those diced peaches give the chili a great sweet-and-salty flavor! Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

At Christmas, all roads lead home. —MAJORIE HOLMES

Wishing you and your family a joyful Christmas as you celebrate the holidays and reflect on the greatest gift ever…Jesus! May your new year be filled with hope and many blessings!

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. JAMES 1:17 NIV

White Chocolate Candy Cane Shortbread

I always end up with quite a few candy canes during the holidays. This year I bought those mini-candy canes and still had a box of them left! Since I love shortbread, I thought it would be fun to try making some candy cane shortbread. The candy canes in the batter seem to make these Continue reading