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three beignets on a grey plate with powdered sugar with cafe au lait in the background

How to Make Beignets [from scratch]

You don’t have to make a trip to the Big Easy to enjoy fluffy beignets. Learn how to make beignets from scratch right in your own home! This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this site. Even though I […]

Small jar of strawberry cranberry jam decorated with a checkered ribbon and a stick of cinnamon

Strawberry Cranberry Jam [Christmas Jam]

Sweet and juicy strawberry cranberry jam is the perfect Christmas jam for holiday gift giving. Sweet strawberries and tart cranberries are with holiday spices such as cinnamon, vanilla and nutmeg. It’s no secret that I LOVE making homemade jam. Ever since I made my first batch of Homemade Strawberry Jam, […]

fresh cranberry sauce

Fresh Cranberry Sauce with Bourbon and Vanilla

Serve this easy, fresh cranberry sauce at your next Thanksgiving dinner. Real cranberries are simmered with bourbon and a vanilla bean for amazing flavor. Who really goes out of their way for cranberry sauce?  It’s like that weird distant relative that’s always invited to Thanksgiving dinner, but only out of […]

pineapple carrot cake

Pineapple Carrot Cake

Moist and tender pineapple carrot cake is flavored with the perfect blend of warm spices then topped with a creamy and tangy homemade cream cheese icing. Why is it that carrot cake is always relegated to an Easter dessert? Is it because people associate carrots with the Easter bunny? This […]

How to Make Cream Cheese Icing

Learn how to make cream cheese icing at home. Only four ingredients needed for the smoothest cream cheese icing you’ve ever tasted. Nothing beats the taste of homemade cream cheese icing. Purchasing a tub of name brand icing from the grocery store may only be slightly more convenient. But when […]