Pinwheel Cookies

by Sara on December 22, 2010


For many years, Christmas Day was spent at my aunt and uncle’s house, replete with turkey, mashed potatoes & gravy, and loads of Christmas goodies. (For the record, there were other foods served, but I tend to remember the important ones.) Many of the cookies and confections were also served in my own house, with [...]


Peppermint White Chocolate Truffles

by Sara on December 22, 2010

peppermint white truffles

By now, you may have caught on that I like the combination of peppermint and chocolate (any kind). This recipe is no exception. The thing is, when it comes to truffles, white chocolate is a little trickier to deal with, because it’s so soft to begin with. I went through a few failed batches of [...]


Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

by Sara on December 13, 2010

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Today, we’re celebrating. We’re celebrating family, friends, and good news. I had an appointment today that went very, very well. So well, in fact, that I’ve been on the verge of tears several times throughout the afternoon. So well, that I wasn’t tempted to swear at other drivers who have forgotten how to drive in [...]


Peppermint Bark

by Sara on December 9, 2010

Peppermint Bark

I blame Starbucks. From the very first peppermint mocha I ordered years ago, I was hooked on the combination of peppermint and chocolate. I also blame Benny. One day, he arrived at work with a new Starbucks beverage, a white chocolate peppermint mocha. He said it was delicious. I responded that I didn’t like white [...]