sips + sweets

DIY Gifts: Infused Liquor

DIY Gifts: Infused Liquor

Infused alcohol is a great way to add a special touch to any cocktail, and it also makes for great hostess gifts. Here are my favorite boozy combos...

Candy Cane Vodka

Don't know what to do with all those Christmas candy canes? Try using the candy to add some flavor to your favorite vodka! It's as easy as mixing the traditional Christmas candy with a few cups of vodka in an airtight container, and letting it infuse for a couple of days. Use the peppermint flavored liquor to create a cheery, holiday inspired martini. Get Chowhound's Read the article →


Thanksgiving Just Got Sweeter

Thanksgiving Just Got Sweeter

Nothing is cuter than mini desserts. Here are my favorite Thanksgiving inspired dessert recipes, converted down to mini size. Choose one or create an entire table of beautiful desserts.

Pumpkin Pie CupcakesBecause pumpkin pie is too predictable.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray, for pan
  • 2/3 c. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp. pumpkin pie spice, plus more for garnish
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  • pinch of kosher salt
  • 1 15- oz....


Conversation Heart Cookies

Conversation Heart Cookies

If you don't already know... I LOVE MARTHA STEWART - ALL PRAISE HER! And I like to bake. So, instead of being bah humbug about Valentine's Day, I'm going to attempt Martha's adorable recipe for Conversation Heart Sugar Cookies. Who's with me?