Orange Zest Cannoli

Cannoli shells are so easy to make and I can’t believe I ever settled for the store-bought kind in the past. Homemade shells are thinner, crispier and just taste better. If you don’t have a deep fryer – never fear! – just use a dutch oven instead. I hope that the inclusion of some of…

Peppermint-Oreo Cookie Balls

Nom, nom, nom. These are addictive in a oh-so delicious way. The pictures of them at the Kraft website where I picked up the recipe look WAY better than mine (read: they are actually balls, unlike mine which never quite stayed the intended shape). I think I should have popped them into the freezer for…

Watermelon Shark!

I am a regular subscriber to “Taste of Home” magazine. I am also a self-professed shark lover. I don’t miss shark week, I love shark facts, seeing sharks, watching sharks, shark watching, and hopefully, someday, shark diving. This is in direct contrast to my crazy fear of the ocean. Which has nothing to do (or…

Peppermint Bark Cookie Cutters

For the holidays, I love gifting edible treats, but I also like gifting something that can be kept (and hopefully used) as well. This is the best of both worlds and super easy to boot. I bought everything I needed from Michael’s (though you could likely find it all at Sur La Table, A.C. Moore…