Posts Tagged ‘ holidays ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Cookie Exchange

Favorite Cookie Recipes Now that Thanksgiving has barely passed, the holiday season is officially upon us. Let’s talk about one of my favorite elements of the holiday season: the cookie exchange. Back before the Assistant came along, I hosted a big cookie blowout every year. I would bake no fewer than a dozen varieties of […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Pumpkin Pie Bars

Better Than Pumpkin Pie I know that it’s officially fall when the pumpkin pie bars reappear in the pastry case at my local Peet’s Coffee and Tea. I love those things, mostly because I can’t manage to make a decent pumpkin pie at home. Even when I finally nail a decent crust, it gets soggy […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Not Your Usual Holiday Gift

I don’t know about you, but I think most of us have reached the point where the holidays roll around and we’re all absolutely stumped. It’s rare that a fiend of family member actually asks for something that they specifically want or need, so we’re left stumbling blindly, trying to figure out something useful to […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Homemade Cornbread Stuffing

Cornbread Stuffing From Scratch Thanksgiving is coming. It’s time to learn how to make cornbread stuffing from scratch. Two weeks ago, I gave you a recipe for how to make your own cornbread. Today, I’m going to hand you off to Jim, the Food Whisperer, for detailed instructions about how to make your own homemade […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: Finding My Groove

Thanksgiving week probably isn’t the easiest week to try to get back into a routine. Thanksgiving week with a sick preschooler is even harder. It may not have been the ideal set of circumstances, but I got out there and did stuff, and felt much better for it. The Week in Review Monday: Gym for […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Cranberries with a Twist

With Thanksgiving less than a week away, it seems like the perfect time for my cranberry recipe. While I’ve always been a huge fan of cranberries in almost any form, I’m actually not all that fond of the orange zest recipes that seem to proliferate at this time of year. A few years ago, I […] Read More