Entries by Maria Bereket

Crave-Worthy Meals: Chicken Chili

Staying indoors and keeping warm is what this time of the year is all about. So get the crockpot or instapot out and let’s make chili! Let us know if you make this delightful dish by posting a picture.  And if you have some cornbread, I am sure that will make this even more crave-worthy! […]

Crave-Worthy Meals: Cauliflower Alfredo Pasta

Quick, easy, and family-friendly, our first recipe of 2021 is from the Food Network Comfort Food Collection! This surprisingly simple and delicious cauliflower alfredo sauce with pasta and shrimp is perfect for a quiet, comforting meal at home.  It might even be a fun way to get everyone into the kitchen and away from their […]

FINAL Christmas Cookie + Ornament Countdown 12/24

Final Christmas Cookie + Ornament Countdown 12/24 Snowman Thumbprint Christmas Cookies + Alleluia P. Buckley Moss Ornament + Solemate Sock Warmth by Canada Goose Gallery   Ingredients Cookies: 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 tablespoon milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour Icing, to fill cookies Icing: 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar 2 Tablespoons milk 1/2 teaspoon almond extract or vanilla, optional Gel […]

Christmas Cookie + Ornament Countdown 12/23

Christmas Cookie + Ornament Countdown 12/23 Cream horn Christmas Cookies + Winter Sleigh P. Buckley Moss Ornament + Solemate Sock Warmth by Canada Goose Gallery                 INGREDIENTS 2 cups (4 sticks) unsalted butter, softened 2 tablespoons vegetable shortening (Crisco) 1 tablespoon sugar 2 egg yolks 1 cup cold water 4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour Clothespins wrapped in foil or […]

Christmas Cookie + Ornament Countdown 12/22

Christmas Cookie + Ornament Countdown 12/22 Salted Carmel Shortbread Christmas Cookies + Summer Faith Fun P. Buckley Moss Ornament + Solemate Sock Warmth by Canada Goose Gallery     Prep 1 HR 20 MIN Total 2 HR 45 MIN Servings 36 Ingredients Cookies 1 1/2 cups unsalted butter, softened 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 1/2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose […]

Christmas Cookie + Ornament Countdown 12/21

Christmas Cookie + Ornament Countdown 12/21 Melted Snowman Christmas Cookies + Snow Much Fun P. Buckley Moss Ornament + Solemate Sock Warmth by Canada Goose Gallery YIELDS:12 PREP TIME:0 HOURS 20 MINS TOTAL TIME:0 HOURS 45 MINS INGREDIENTS 1 dozen baked sugar cookies 6 marshmallows, halved at an angle White cookie icing, for decorating Black cookie icing or melted chocolate, for decorating 12 orange jimmies, […]

Christmas Cookie + Ornament Countdown 12/20

Christmas Cookie + Ornament Countdown 12/20 Buddy Elfs Christmas Cookies + Pit Stop Ornament by P. Buckley Moss + Solemate Sock Warmth by Canada Goose Gallery YIELDS:10 PREP TIME:0 HOURS 5 MINS TOTAL TIME:0 HOURS 30 MINS INGREDIENTS 1 (12-oz.) bag white chocolate chips 3 c. crispy chow mein noodles 1/2 c. marshmallow bits chocolate syrup rainbow sprinkles DIRECTIONS Melt white chocolate in 30-second intervals […]

Christmas Cookie + Ornament Countdown 12/19

Christmas Cookie + Ornament Countdown Oreo Coal Christmas Cookies + “Visiting Nurse” P. Buckley Moss Ornament + Solemate Warmth YIELDS:38 – 40 TOTAL TIME:1 HOUR 15 MINS INGREDIENTS 40 Oreos block cream cheese, softened 16 oz. semisweet or melting chocolate 1/3 c. Oreo cookies, crushed (or cocoa powder) DIRECTIONS Using a food processor fitted with the blade attachment, grind Oreos into […]

Christmas Cookie + Ornament Countdown! 12/14

Christmas Cookie + Ornament Countdown! Nutella Stuffed Christmas Cookie + “Purrfect Ride” P. Buckley Moss Ornament + Solemate Warmth by Canada Goose Gallery YIELDS:24 PREP TIME:0 HOURS 15 MINS TOTAL TIME:1 HOUR 25 MINS INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 c. Nutella 1 c. (2 sticks) butter softened 1 c. packed brown sugar 1/2 c. sugar 2 large eggs 2 tbsp. milk 2 tsp. […]

Christmas Cookie + Ornament Countdown 12/13

Christmas Cookie + Ornament Countdown! Christmas Biscotti + “Moon Beam” P. Buckley Moss Ornament + Solemate Warmth by Canada Goose Gallery YIELDS:2 DOZEN PREP TIME:0 HOURS 30 MINS TOTAL TIME:1 HOUR 20 MINS INGREDIENTS 1 c. almonds 2 1/2 c. all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 4 large eggs 3/4 […]