How to Build the Perfect Simple Charcuterie Board

But first, a charcuterie board story Traditionally, a charcuterie board is a Willis family Christmas Eve Tradition. In fact, it’s such a firm tradition that I refused to stop dipping little clementine orange slices in chocolate for our 2013 board as I was in active labor for our second child. In my defense, I wasn’t…

Homemade Hot Chocolate

Raise your hand if you’ve only ever had hot chocolate from a packet. That was me up until several years ago when I decided to try out making my own. How hard could it be? Just mix cocoa powder, sugar, and milk, right? It turns out it actually IS that simple. After adjusting my recipe…

Caramel Apple Spider Pie

This post is in partnership with MI-DEL®. All concepts and content are my own. Confession time: I have never been a fan of spooky Halloween food. You know the kind: pretzel rods that look like zombie fingers and cocktails with grenadine and fake vampire fangs. I have been to Halloween parties where I’ve ended up…

Chocolate Ganache and Tahini Swirled Tart

People have been using tahini to make sweets in the Middle East for a very long time now (google halvah) and in the states it’s most commonly known as a main ingredient in hummus, but tahini has only recently hit the US food scene as a popular ingredient in making sweets. I’ve seen everything from…