Delicate chocolate chip cookie butter cookies made with Trader Joes’ Speculoos Cookie Butter and laced with chocolate chips and coarse sea salt. If you haven’t had cookie butter you are missing out on something wonderfully decadent. Imagine spreading a layer of creamy spread made from gingerbread cookies and crushed biscuits onto a warm piece of toast. Actually, you don’t even need the toast it’s great straight out of the jar! The cookie butter has hints of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger and cardamom. It’s warm, cozy and very addicting.
This bacon chicken macaroni and cheese is so easy to make and is such a time saver. Rotisserie chicken and crispy apple wood bacon add so much favor to the mac and cheese. A few dashes of hot sauce and fresh tomatoes help balance the richness of the cheese and gives the dish a little kick and pop of freshness.
Braised short ribs is one of my all time favorite restaurant meals. If it’s on the menu chances are I’m going to order it. The meat is fork tender and the favors are rich and intense. This dish is easy to recreate at home with a little help from Campbell’s Sweet Korean BBQ Slow Cooker Sauce. The roasted ginger and sesame adds a layer of flavor to this savory and slightly sweet sauce.
Derrick and I were ecstatic when Winder Farms reached out to us to try their home delivery service. Winder Farms is a “farmer’s market on wheels” and offers hundreds and natural, local and organic produce and products to Orange County residents. Online ordering makes it easy and deliveries are waiting on your doorstep by 8:00am. Enter to win a $50.00 sample delivery from Winder Farms.
This no oil or butter banana bread recipe has been a favorite with both my coworkers and neighbors. All natural apple sauce is used to create this very easy, chocolatey, moist banana bread. I created this recipe while on maternity leave and now it’s my go to recipe. The brown sugar and cinnamon really adds depth to the bread. Derrick thinks that I purposely let bananas get super ripe just to make banana bread. There may some truth to that…
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