Heavenly Hot Chocolate- Refreshed

My snow bunnies, you deserve to be greeted at your door with a steaming mug of this unique hot chocolate. It has been my go-to recipe for quite a while, but this most recent snow storm inspired me to streamline the time it takes to make and the number of dishes that it dirties. I love this hot chocolate because it doesn’t use cocoa powder, which I find imparts a chalky texture. Instead, quality dark chocolate is used, along with … Continue reading

Pumpkin Puppy Treats

Stella Puppy loves her treats, which is good because I enjoy making them for her. The most recent batch is pumpkin and cinnamon, and it smells really good. Stella thinks they taste good too, but they are a little bitter and dry for human tastes. Pumpkin is really good for dogs’ digestion, but Stella won’t eat it on its own. Concealing it in these treats makes us all happy! To make these treats for your own special pal, pre-heat your … Continue reading

Microwave-Free Popcorn

If you haven’t figured this out by now, you should know that I LOVE snacks! One of my favorite and most frequent snacks is fresh popcorn. But keep those microwavable bags away from me! I like making my popcorn the old fashioned way, with a little oil in a pot on the stove. Making popcorn this way never gets old because you can do it differently every time by varying the kernels, oils, and flavoring components you use. And if … Continue reading