Bubbly Winter Citrus Sangria

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With 2015 coming to a close, I thought this would be the perfect time to take advantage of some bubbles and winter citrus to create the perfect New Years’ sangria! We’ve been having the dreariest weather here in the South, so I’m really into the vibrant color the grapefruit juice gives this fizzy drink. [Read more…]

Snickerdoodle Skillet Cookie

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Now that Thanksgiving is over, I feel like I can officially begin my Christmas baking! Cookies are so popular around the holidays, but I’m actually not very good at making cookies. At least the way everyone wants them: firm around the edges and soft in the middle. So I tend to make more cookie bars and skillet cookies, which are just as good, if not better, in my book.

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No-Churn Butter Pecan Ice Cream

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While temperatures may be getting cooler outside, it’s never too cold for ice cream. I’m an all-year-round kind of ice cream person, and I love the fall flavors that start popping up in grocery stores around this time of year. Pumpkin, salted caramel, apple pie. Each year I make it my mission to try all the new ones I haven’t seen before.

One flavor that always makes me think of fall is butter pecan. It’s doesn’t scream fall, but it reminds me of pecan pie. There is even a local popsicle chain here where I live that has a butter pecan pop in the fall, too! It’s creamy and buttery, and has sugared pecans on the bottom. I decided it was about time to channel that into a homemade ice cream!

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