White Chocolate Dipped Caramelized Pineapple Macaroons

Growing up, I remember my mom buying packages of macaroons and allowing my siblings and I to share in her indulgence from time to time. They were sweet, soft and chewy and always gone before we knew it. I considered our macaroon moments special and have craved them often over the years, but never acted on it because I didn’t want to replace that memory with anything else. When I...

Love + Snickerdoodles

This post was inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. Each week she provides her readers with five writing prompts. The one I chose this week was (1) Something You Love About December. Yesterday Steeler Fan and I reached a milestone in our relationship. We celebrated 20 years of marriage which is HUGE! We’ve made some beautiful memories and endured some challenging times over the years. We did it TOGETHER and...

Spanish Almond Cookies

Last week Miss A was given two homework assignments requiring her to choose and prepare two Spanish influenced dishes, the first of which was a dessert. She chose to bake Polvorones which are Spanish Almond Cookies. Miss A found the recipe here and doubled it because she needed to make enough for all of her classmates. I was not able to assist her with making the cookies but I did...