classic reuben

Sorry to anyone who is over the whole corned beef and cabbage thing after yesterday. Or maybe you overindulged on a different Irish delicacy and this is just the thing to pull you out of your hangover. You never know! Like a good Irish girl, I’ve loved corned beef since I was little. I was…

pumpkin whoopie pies

I know, I know. It’s spring! It’s not pumpkin season any more yadda yadda I don’t care. Moving on. It’s Kelly’s birthday! YAY! And these are her favorite, hence the fall flavors in mid-March. Kelly has had some pretty epic birthdays. During one of the early ones, probably 5 or 6, things almost turned fatal…

skinny oatmeal raisin cookies

This is it. We are in the single digits in the countdown to Christmas. At this point in time when we were younger, my sisters and I and our fourth sister (cousin) Chrissie, used to start practicing for Christmas. Yes, you heard me correctly. Practicing for Christmas. Here’s a breakdown in case you’d like to…

cinnamon sugar pull-apart bread

It’s December! Whoa. Do we know what this means? 1) The countdown to ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas is over, and now the actual 25 Days of Christmas is beginning. A countdown to a countdown? If you say so. All I know is “Desperately Seeking Santa” is two hours of my life I’ll never…

pretzel jello

Okay, hold it right there, non-believers. “Pretzel jello?!? That’s the most disgusting thing I’ve ever heard.” Guess what, Sheila? You’re wrong. It’s delicious. This is a year-round dish. It’s camp food, it’s  a Thanksgiving staple, random Tuesday night when I’m in the mood… It fit right in with the the 45 pounds of turkey, mashed…