Hot Crab Dip

Hot crab dip {101 Days of Christmas}

Sean and I are Marylanders, and both of our dads are avid boaters and fisherman, which means we have a deep and abiding love for seafood...and especially for blue crabs and Old Bay seasoning. While my...
Bacon & Egg Breakfast Casserole

Bacon & egg breakfast casserole {101 Days of Christmas}

I've shared this recipe before, but it's worth sharing again! We've tried many different Christmas morning breakfast options over the years, never really finding one we loved...until this one. Now it has been a staple for the past...
Mexican Wedding Cookies

Mexican wedding cookies {101 Days of Christmas}

These little cookies go by many names—Russian tea cakes, Mexican wedding cookies, walnut snowballs, etc. The Mexican version, also called polvoróns, are made with finely chopped pecans, and the result is a soft, crumbly cookie. My...
Tips and tricks for perfect candy cane cookies

Tips & tricks for perfect candy cane cookies {101 Days of Christmas}

These candy cane cookies are a staple of our Christmas celebration (although, if I'm honest, I end up eating most of them myself!). Every time I share a picture of them on social media, though,...
Natural Red Food Coloring from Beets

Natural red food coloring from beets {101 Days of Christmas}

I've been feeling guilty about using red dye in our peppermint swirl marshmallows ever since I did it, and I knew I needed a new plan before I made our annual batch of candy...
Eggnog Marshmallows

Eggnog marshmallows {101 Days of Christmas}

I didn't discover eggnog until I was almost 30, but I now have a deep, deep love and appreciation for all things eggnog (and that's even without the booze!). I'm not sure why it didn't occur to me...