Curry Coconut Fish

I am in the haze of post Christmas pre-New Years when all you want to do is avoid taking down Christmas decorations, sleep in, and eat all the leftover Christmas cookies. We traveled to my parents house for Christmas this year. As much fun, excitement, and quality family time as it brought, it also left…

Gingerbread Cookies

Amid the chaos that the holidays bring, the shopping, cooking, traveling, decorating, some traditions are really worth the effort. These cookies make the cut. No leaving the house, no battling crowds, no sleepy toddlers fighting to stay awake for Christmas lights. I plan on making them every year. They’re classic, warm with spices, and so…

Dairy Free Chocolate Cream Pie

Growing up, my family was all about traditions during the holiday season. If we did it once, we had to do it every year. We used the same old flannel shirt of my dad’s to make the scarecrow for Halloween, the same dressing recipe for Thanksgiving, and we watch the recorded cartoon How the Grinch…

Christmas Cookies

Every year when I was young, I looked forward to my Christmas cookie marathon. For weeks before, I would scour cookie recipe books picking the perfect combination. One chocolate mint, one oatmeal chocolate cherry for my mom, a challenging stained glass butter cookie, and a sliced peppermint. I’d get so carried away that we would…

Tex-Mex Stuffed Acorn Squash

Texas was hit with a cold front this week. A haul in the fig tree and succulents kind of cold front. It was glorious. We made a fire in the backyard, got to wear our cozy once-a-year flannel, and made this delicious fall-inspired dish. If you have not tried acorn squash, and are not too…