Category Archives: holiday fare

candy popcorn cookies

I have been making Smitten Kitchen’s popcorn cookies for quite sometime now. They are a “Brandy” favorite – my family enjoys them as well, but no one appreciates the salt, the butter, the crunch quite like me. As fall approached … Continue reading

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red, white and blue ice cream sandwiches

Hi. How’s it going? It’s been awhile. Like, a long long while. Sorry about that. So where have I been? Well, busy but the good kind of busy. Shortly after Jettie’s birthday things really started picking up with my etsy … Continue reading

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baked black bean flautas

This time of year the crunchy black bean taco post always receives a surge of traffic. It is one of PPJ’s most popular food posts in general, come Cinco de Mayo it is the most popular food post. A few … Continue reading

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recipes for your valentine

When it comes to Valentine’s making something from the heart wins every single time. I love cooking for my family, it’s especially fun when there is a sweet holiday to celebrate. Whether you are having dinner in for 2 or … Continue reading

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cranberry moscow mule

Oh by gosh by¬†golly…it’s time for Moscow Mules and holly! If there was ever a drink to knock eggnog out of its #1 holiday cocktail spot it would be this one. It tastes like Christmas. It looks like Christmas. Throw … Continue reading

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