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Ginger Tea with Lemon and Honey

Homemade ginger tea is about the easiest thing in the world to make, and it is pretty perfect for dealing with an annoying stuffy nose. My fiance, Jeffrey, was a bit stuffed up over Christmas, but he thought it was just allergies. Think again! Turns out he a he had a tiny cold, which he […]

Quick and Easy Honey Ginger Cookies

I am a sucker for trying new, interesting ingredients that aren’t too weird. You know, like I don’t want sardines in my cake… but honey granules? Count me in! Also called “honey powder,” these little crystals give you all the flavor of honey without the sticky mess. They’re perfect in tea, but as soon as […]

White Chocolate Dipped Ginger Snaps: Home Cooked Love from Pennsylvania

Christmas is always bittersweet. I love being able spend time with our families in Pennsylvania and Alabama, as well as our adoptive family of friends in Virginia. But it feels like we just get to town when we have to leave again. I hate leaving my family. But I can’t complain too much. Even though […]

The Best Gingerbread Recipe Ever #fbcookieswap

When I was a kid, my aunt made gingerbread one year, and thus began my obsession. My mother is affectionately known as the “cookie lady” in our neighborhood because she makes these huge delicious cookie platters to give away around the holidays, but she never made gingerbread. She probably skipped it because she already made […]

My Easy Korean Beef Recipe

One recipe I see pop up on Pinterest again and again is Korean beef using ground beef. It’s always intrigued me, but I’ve never had Korean beef before, so I wasn’t really sure what it was supposed to taste like. I’m still not 100% sure what it’s supposed to taste like. But the version I […]

Peach Ginger Smoothies

Who doesn’t love a frothy fruit smoothie on a warm summer’s day… Wait. What? It’s not summer anymore, you say? PSH! Labor Day might be behind us, but fall doesn’t officially start until next week. So that means I can still have smoothies and eat watermelon and fire up the grill for at least a […]

Rich & Creamy Homemade Spiced Hot Chocolate

Who needs store-bought pouches of powder when you can make yummy, rich hot chocolate on your stove top? I’m a big fan of knowing what I’m putting in my body, so even though I’ve been known to enjoy a little Swiss Miss from time to time, I’m in love with this homemade hot chocolate recipe. […]