Sweet Potato Chips

A healthy nibble for Thanksgiving – sweet potato chips.AND a great seasoning that also makes a nice food gift.

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

So my friend said “I’ve got this new recipe I want to try – are you game”? Well, of course! Spicy Chickpeas – delicious AND healthy. I now have a new favorite nibble.

2012 Foodblogger Cookie Swap

Today is the day all the participants in the 2012 Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap post about their cookies. My recipe, this year, is Shortbread with white chocolate , pistachios and dried cranberries. The shortbread is delicious on it’s own, but I decided to make it a little more festive with the red, green and white toppings — and boy, the house smells great while it’s baking.

Food Gifts Ideas

Nothing says love like a homemade food gift. Here’s some ideas from a scrumptious life.

British Fudgecake

It’s not fudge and it’s not cake, but it’s delicious. Fudgecake is a British no bake chocolatey treat that is experiencing a resurgence because it’s a favorite of Prince William. In fact, it was fashioned into a grooms’s cake for his wedding. It’s rich – so a little piece is all you need. What a great gift idea for the chocoholic in your life.

Lemon Poppy Seed Zucchini Bread

I’ve challenged myself to start trying at least one of these recipes a month. My first is Southern Living’s ‘Food Gift of the Month’ from August 2012 Their Lemon-Poppy Seed Zucchini Bread sounded easy and delicious – and it is!

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