Grasshopper Mint Brownies …

Grasshopper Mint Brownies from chef-in-training.com ...These brownies are fudgy, rich and packed with that chocolate-mint flavor combo perfect for the holidays!

This holidays are swarming with baked goodies. Without fail, mint is usually one of the star ingredients to a good portion of the holiday recipes. People go crazy for that mint-chocolate duo. And why not? It is heavenly! My aunt is known for these during the holiday season. The recipe is actually in my grandma's cookbook, but I am pretty sure my aunt makes them way more than any person in our family! I normally have a brownie recipe I swear by … Continue Reading »

Turtle Fudge …

Turtle Fudge from chef-in-training.com ...This fudge is packed with chocolate, caramel and pecans! It is smooth and creamy, ooey gooey with just the right amount of crunch from the nuts!

Turtle anything is a favorite of my family's around the holidays. I mean, what is not to love about chocolate, caramel and pecans?! My family is chalk full chocolate addicts and what better way to indulge than in some rich and creamy fudge?! This Turtle fudge is packed with chocolate, caramel and pecans! It is smooth and creamy, ooey gooey with just the right amount of crunch from the nuts! I just discovered Peter's Caramel within the … Continue Reading »

Chicken Cordon Bleu Dip …

Chicken Cordon Bleu Dip from chef-in-training.com... this is absolutely the BEST dip ever! The flavors are perfection and each bite is cheesy, creamy, hearty and down right amazing!

May I have your Attention? I have a new #1 favorite dip. As in ever. and... This. Is. It! We all have our own personal favorite flavors, and I am here to say to you today that this is my favorite- of ALL TIME! I could not get enough of this dip. Then again, I am sure you all know my obsession with chicken cordon bleu by now. If you aren't too familiar with my obsession, then you definitely need to check out some of my other personal … Continue Reading »

Grasshopper Mint Cookies …

Grasshopper Mint Cookies from chef-in-training.com ...These cookies are soft, chewy and delicious! The mint flavor is the perfect flavor for the holidays and cookie exchanges!

The holidays are a time where mint becomes a star flavor of many desserts. Something about it gets the soul excited for the holidays and festivities :) These Grasshopper Mint Cookies are super easy to make. The cookie base couldn't be any simpler. It is a soft and chewy cookie that pairs so nicely with the mint frosting and chocolate ganache. If you are in need of a yummy cookie exchange idea, this recipe is phenomenal! Not to mention they … Continue Reading »

Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate …

Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate... this hot chocolate is perfection! The right blend of chocolate, caramel and a hint of salt! The perfect way to warm up this winter!

I LOVE Hot Chocolate. One of my family's favorite things to do in the winter is to sit around our table in our cozy pajamas sipping on hot chocolate while its cold and/or snowing outside. The moment my kids sense the slightest hint of cold air, they are begging us to start the hot cocoa. Salted Caramel is a trend right now that I couldn't be happier about! The combo is a perfect combination in my opinion. Sweet and salty just work … Continue Reading »

Gingerbread Cookie Bars …

Gingerbread Cookie Bars... gingerbread cookies made easy! Everything you love about gingerbread cookies made into one simple and delicious bar!

The holidays are just around the corner. Can you believe Monday marks December 1st?! I can't. Where on earth did this year go?! One of my favorite holiday cookies are Gingerbread Cookies. They are wonderful! While it is fun to gobble up little gingerbread men, sometimes it can be tedious as far as work and time is concerned. My cute friends over at Six Sisters' Stuff just released their lasted cookbook, 12 Days of Christmas with Six … Continue Reading »

Po’ Boy Meatball …

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First of all, HAPPY THANKSGIVING! I hope you all have a wonderful and delicious day :) There is so much to be grateful for and I love having a holiday that focuses in on gratitude. I feel like I am most happy in life when I am counting my blessings. I have so much to be grateful for. And as I type out this post right now, I am overwhelmingly grateful for you, my amazing readers. This blog has really pushed me to be creative, think outside … Continue Reading »