Sugar plums are hard candies or comfits containing spices or citrus zest; they do not contain actual plums. Not that I’d let that get in my way. Read more
I’ve never been much of a wine drinker. I really have zero palette (“I’m getting ethanol with a hint of heartburn…”). I do have a pretty decent nose though, and I appreciate the bouquet and aromas of a rich mulled wine. Read more
If a scent/flavor combination sounds a bit too weird, too obscure, or too… eww, then I’m probably going to try making it. Take this one, for example.
So you’ve got just a couple more days until Thanksgiving, everything’s ready to go. But there’s something missing. A little color. A little crunch. And a LOT of garlic!
Aldi offers more than just inexpensive groceries. Sometimes you can find inspiration. Read more
Strangely enough, I’ve never actually had a snowball cocktail despite having named my favorite lip balm after it. If I absolutely had to pick one lip balm to use for the rest of my life, I would pick Snowball Lip Balm, a creamy combination of brandied egg nog with a twist of lemon. Read more
Poinsettias are the official flower of Christmas in North America. As festive as they are, they have no fragrance, so no perfume, pot pourri, skincare, etc. is scented with poinsettia. Well, except mine, that is. Read more
Happy Halloween, everyone! Today’s recipe is for Tofu Pumpkin Pie. I love pumpkin pie, and I love it even more when it’s super easy and relatively quick to make. Plus, you’ll learn how to make my Root Beer Sweet Potato Casserole… and yes, it IS as good as it sounds! Read more
Often do I regret making this lip and cheek tint seasonal, and often do I consider changing my mind and making it available year-round. But because it screams CHRISTMAS at the top of its lungs, I save it for this special time of year. This year, however, I’ve decided on a little work-around… Read more