Starting New Traditions with Ginger Spice Cookies

This time of year is full of so many wonderful signifiers of the Christmas season: warm glowing Christmas lights, jolly holiday music with familiar melodies, the smells of cranberries and pine lingering from a favorite candle or the freshly-cut tree. But there is one incredibly classic Christmas signifier that I unfortunately have never been aContinue reading “Starting New Traditions with Ginger Spice Cookies”

Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars with Shortbread-Style Crust

In my family, for the past few Thanksgivings, my speciality has been making the chocolate pecan pie. One level up from a classic pecan pie (which is delicious in its own way), the chocolate pecan pie is straight up indulgent. The melty rich chocolate with the nutty pecan flavor is roll-your-eyes-back delicious. The sweet fillingContinue reading “Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars with Shortbread-Style Crust”

8 New-To-Me Fall Recipes I Tried This Season

Fall is pretty magical, isn’t it? Drifting out of summer can be painful, but any person can be allured by the slowly changing colors and the slightly cooler temperatures. Our warm socks and fuzzy blankets beckon us to pick them up once again, the nights getting shorter as the days go by. Since March I’veContinue reading “8 New-To-Me Fall Recipes I Tried This Season”