Easy Christmas Tree Pull-Apart Bread


A few weeks ago I bought crescent rolls at Costco intending to use one tube to make Brie En Croute. I didn’t realize there were four other tubes of crescent rolls in the box and had no clear plan with what to do with them. They sat in the fridge for awhile. Luckily today as…

Sausage, Bacon and Brie Breakfast Casserole


As someone who loves to cook and (usually) blog about it, the holidays offer a good excuse for me to do both. I especially love trying new recipes. I’m a little bit out of my element back in Long Beach. I have yet to move into the condo I’m about to purchase, so I’m stuck…

Jalapeño, Sausage, Egg and Cheese Christmas Breakfast Braid


In 2010 I lived in the Phoenix area for about two minutes. One minute was spent living with my boyfriend at the time (talked about in my earliest posts). The other minute was spent living with my high school friend, Kiki, and her husband. Kiki and I did a lot of cooking in that short…

Easy Brie En Croute


I first had this fabulous and easy-to-assemble appetizer eons ago on New Year’s Eve at my friend Miranda’s condo on the East side of Milwaukee. Since then it’s earned its way onto my list of star-player appetizers used when I really want to impress people (or when I have very little time to prepare a…

Mini Pizza Pockets


Ugh. These just did not turn out. No blame can be placed on the recipe that was sent to me by my Grandma, however. I followed the recipe very loosely. The original recipe called for a half pound of Italian sausage, not pepperoni. Ingredients 5 oz. pepperoni, sliced 1 c. chopped fresh mushrooms 1/2 c….