Archives for December 2012

Homemade Irish Cream and a Happy New Year

A recipe to make your own homemade Irish cream using Irish whiskey, coffee, chocolate, and of course, cream. A delightful toast to the New Year. So we head towards the close of another year on the Gregorian calendar. The end of the year and the beginning of a new one always seems like a good […]

Wishing You a Happy Holidays

We would like to wish you a happy holidays from all of us here at Food for My Family. Playbill-style font abuse and prose: Shaina Daguerreotype-style image: Shaina Serious faces: (from left) Magnus, Kiera, Lene, Kjell Moral Support: Ole

Lemon Thyme Shortbread with Earl Grey Glaze: Tea and Cookies

Lemon and thyme shortbread gets an Earl Grey glaze for a tea and cookies treat that is really more cookies with a touch of tea (but also divine with a cup on the side). My kitchen has been taken over by cookies. They dot the surface of the counter, are tucked into boxes and bags […]

Lemon Thyme Shortbread with Earl Grey Glaze

2 sticks unsalted butter, softened 2/3 cup sugar 2 tablespoons lemon zest 1 teaspoon lemon extract 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 2-3 tablespoons brewed Earl Grey Cream together the butter and sugar. Stir in the lemon zest and lemon extract. In a separate bowl, combine the […]

Molten Orange Chocolate Lava Cake in a Jar {Desserts in Jars}

This recipe for molten dark chocolate lava cakes with a creamy chocolate center is seasoned with the zest of a Christmas orange and a bit of Christmas spirit(s) for a divine dessert in a jar. Let’s discuss what makes a good holiday meal. It begins with an email from the host. Subject line: It’s Time […]

Molten Orange Chocolate Lava Cakes

7 tablespoons unsalted butter 8 ounces dark chocolate 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier 1 tablespoon orange zest 1/3 cup granulated sugar 3 tablespoons flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 eggs Use one tablespoon of butter to butter the inside walls and bottom of six 4-ounce mason jars or ramekins. In a double boiler over simmering water, melt […]

A HisXHers Holiday Block Party Giveaway ($500 Shopping Spree!!)

Watch HisXHers get their Caramel Corn on and enter their Holiday Block Party for a chance to win a $500 Visa Gift Card Shopping Spree or one of 15 Good Cook Bakeware sets. It’s a Holiday Block Party, and you’re just 24 hours away from winning a last-minute $500 Holiday Shopping Spree from Good Cook! […]