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Chewy Granola Bars

Last week I decided I was going to crave chewy granola bars. I set out to find the perfect recipe. Or at least IView full post »

Crème Brûlée Pie

  Over the break my husband’s cousin brought over the MOST AMAZING PIE to Christmas Dinner. I seriously ate theView full post »

Tea time

I used to hate tea. Tasted like river water. But I’ve turned a new leaf. Pun intended. How can I hate somethingView full post »

Daiquiri Ice Ice Baby

Word to your mother. Aw shucks. This was THE best ice cream to eat growing up in Tucson. I mean, when we weren’tView full post »

Herion Pretzels

My name is Crissie, and I have a problem. I mean, I didn’t SEE heroin in the ingredient deck, I certainly don&#View full post »

Salted Caramel Shortbread Bars

Fat Freeeeee! Moi ha haha. Rrrrrriiiiiggghhhht. Again, I used the glorious salt sent to me from Tucson in this post. IView full post »

Spicy Cortez Cocktail – Sea of Cortez Sea Salt

Now that’s one refreshing drink. Clean, spicy, herbaceous and citrusy. It took 3 tries to perfect it. Oh the woesView full post »

Caprese Bites

I really dislike tomatoes. Except in salsas, sauces and anything cooked. And if they’re fresh, it really takes aView full post »

Fresh | Boise Food Photographer

We are working on a new campaign for Cottonwood Grille at work. (We’re redesigning the website now). We are tryingView full post »

You know you’re morbidly pregnant when…

Maybe this is my version of nesting. I don’t really feel like cleaning. There are crumbs on the counter, laundryView full post »

Easy Peezy Frozen Sammys

I’m embarrassed to even be posting these because they have 2 ingredients and are easy enough that a 3 year oldView full post »

I have a black belt in NY Style Pizza

It’s official. I have mastered the pizza. (Insert bow here). I also enjoy the fact that fact that I am taking fullView full post »

Sweet Lemon Ice Cream

Just a couple of years ago, cough cough, when I was in middle school and high school our family would go to this cuteView full post »

Cream Cheese Frosting with a Butter Substitute

This is my ultimate favorite-go-to-good-on-everything frosting recipe. Cream cheese makes the world go round. I wasView full post »

Animal Cookie Ice Cream

This has to be one of my favorite homemade ice creams. Back in high school we used to go to a place called Hogi YogiView full post »

Pucker Up Peaches

One of my top 3 favorite things about summer is the fruit. Mmmmmm. Last week I had a friend over for dessert. Yes, justView full post »

Buttercrimps with a butter substitute GASP

This is one of our family’s favorite cookie recipes. I would call it a Holiday recipe but in our house, these donView full post »

Homemade Marshmallows

I don’t know why but for some reason I have just always wanted to make homemade marshmallows. At least for theView full post »

Pizza Sandwiches

Last week my friend, Jamison, asked me to make a recipe for a pizza sandwich. I gave it a whirl. I didn’t use theView full post »

Lindzee’s Famous Salad

I had to beg for this recipe. BEG! It belongs to my fabulous friend Lindzee Frei of CordonPink. I urge you to go to herView full post »

SUPER simple sweet pork street tacos

This recipe is for those people who don’t have the time to cook from scratch but don’t want to Taco Bell itView full post »

Grapefruit Tartlets

This is such a yummy and refreshing dessert…I have a hard time behaving myself around these little nuggets. AndView full post »

Caramelized Grapefruit

Oh heck yes. I don’t know if this is the next big fad or what but I have seen this done on food blogs like 12View full post »

Gnocchi and a sauce you shouldn’t try

Years ago I was watching Mario Batali roll Gnocchi dough down a fork. What was Gnocchi? Potato Pasta? (As a semi-View full post »

Lime Butter Snowbars

These are an old family favorite of ours…except we traditionally do the lemon version. I made these for St. PattyView full post »

Huevos Rancheros Pizza

Wow. Today I took my sister’s advice and made a pizza on the grill. I had seen a post last week from SmittenView full post »

Addictive Peanut Butter Balls

AKA, crack cocaine. Crunchy, sweet, a little salty. Perfection. These photos are from the second, count it, second batchView full post »

Adriatic Fig, Chevre and Sage Flatbread

I had purchased some pre-made pizza dough from my grocer’s the other day. Today was my last day to use it and IView full post »

Mozzarella, Basil and Sun-dried Tomato Pie

I think I finally did it. I finally made “good” pizza. I have had many semi-successful attempts butView full post »

My sister ROCKS! Don’t you think?

My sister rocks. That’s all there really is to it! She is the ultra-mom-martha-stewart-rockstar-creative-freak-of-View full post »