• Snacks

    Cheesesteak Egg Rolls with Horseradish Aioli

    Stack of crispy, golden brown cheesesteak egg rolls next to a glass of dark beer

    Super Bowl weekend is upon us and once again we are watching Tom Brady and the Patriots attempt another victory. It feels like we’re stuck in some sort of weird football themed groundhog day movie. Regardless, Super Bowl Sunday has always been a day I’ve enjoyed. It’s always been a tradition to serve up finger foods to enjoy with the game, and this year is no exception! This year I’m making cheesesteak egg rolls with horseradish aioli. These are an appetizer Zac and I served at our wedding this past year, so recreating these felt extra special! The egg rolls are filled with tender chip steak, nutty caramelized onions, and…

  • Dessert

    Espresso Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

    Stack of espresso chocolate shortbread cookies tied with a ribbon next to a spilled measuring cup of chocolate chips.

    I’m going to keep this one short and sweet. It’s 3 days before Christmas, and I’m sure I’m not the only one running around last minute. I’ve always been a huge procrastinator, but this year I’ve reached a new milestone. Zac and I waited till yesterday to get our Christmas tree! We drove all around our area, passing empty tree lot after empty tree lot. I figured there would be at least a few places catering to last minute tree shoppers, but I guess that’s one thing the rest of the world doesn’t wait on. Luckily we did end up finding a tree! As a bonus for our procrastinating, we…

  • Dessert

    Kahlua Marshmallows

    Small squares of kahlua marshmallows spread out on a table among festive ribbons and treat bags.

    “Where the hell did I go wrong”? I had decided I was going to make Kahlua marshmallows. We had a lot of alcohol left over from our wedding, so I’ve been trying to work it into holiday desserts. To set the stage for you, this wasn’t a random, spur of the moment decision. I had been researching how to make homemade marshmallows for WEEKS. I was prepared, or so I thought. In reality, all my preparation led to two epic fails and a very reluctant third and final attempt. Why am I sharing all this gloomy news about how homemade marshmallows are difficult? Because it’s the truth, or at least…