Yes, I realize I’ve fallen off the track and haven’t posted anything about food in a very long time. So, here we are!
My friend Mercedes came over one night and we baked up a storm!
We also wrapped Mike in garland and wore ugly Christmas sweaters. Needless to say we know how to make a long night of baking into quite the event.
In the bottom left photo we have: Milk chocolate and white chocolate swirl almond candy-cane bark.
In the bottom right photo: ginger snap cookies and festively-shaped red velvet cakes with cream cheese icing.
We also baked candy cane shortbread cookies and a few pie crusts to fill with deliciousness later on. A few days later I made an apple pie as well.
I hope everyone is enjoying the season and getting excited for Christmas day! T-minus 8 days ’til we can open presents!
Happy Halloween and Sunday Funday!
Mike and I had a pumpkin carving shindig this past weekend with friends and boy was it a great time!
We had pumpkin aranchinis, pumpkin fries, pumpkin bruschetta with homemade bread, pumpkin oreo cheesecake and of course baked pumpkin seeds. Here is what was in each dish (all appropriately seasoned):
*onions and garlic
*roasted sugar pumpkin
*sliced sugar pumpkin
*fried in duck fat
*pureed sugar pumpkin
*oreo cookie crumb base
*chocolate chips on top
Check out all the photos of our carvings! I admit that I am not a great carver. I hope everyone had a great time partying, trick or treating and lighting up the night on this spooktacular night!