Month: December 2014

Chocolate Merlot Cake

Chocolate Merlot Cake

Madeline and I heard the most disappointing news the other day as we were leaving her doctor’s appointment. Wisconsin is going to have a brown Christmas this year. A brown Christmas. No snow. I just wrote about Christmas being better with snow in my last post. It’s funny. Every morning, […]

Christmas Cupcakes + A Giveaway!

Christmas Cupcakes + A Giveaway!

In my mind, there are 3 kinds of people during the holidays: 1) The Crazies: And I say crazy in a good way. These people are fanatical about the holidays and start decorating in October. Their houses are decked out (I’m talking National Lampoon’s Christmas decked out, they always make […]

Ina’s Make It Ahead Cookbook

Ina’s Make It Ahead Cookbook

If you’re an Ina Garten fan, you probably know she has a new cookbook out. In this latest cookbook, Make It Ahead, Ina takes her 20 years of running a specialty foods store; her extensive knowledge of which dishes can be prepped, assembled, or cooked ahead of time; and her […]