Posted in Kate
The “Happy Early Birthday, Sara!” Giveaway

So can we talk about Sara’s birthday? It’s coming up, but it’s not for another couple of weeks. I’ve been collecting items for a little birthday box for a few months now and I thought it would be fun to do a little twist on our favorite things and that I would send some of my birthday picks for Sara to one of you!       1. Mason Jar Mug. I love these mugs! They’re cute and stylish and durable …

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Posted in Candy, Other, Sara
Easy Gourmet Chocolate Bark

Good chocolate is one of life’s greatest pleasures.  I’m not talking about sugar-laden drug store chocolate candy. I’m talking about high quality, flavorful, good chocolate.  Good chocolate isn’t something you mindlessly munch on; it’s meant to be savored.  Eaten slowly, and thoughtfully.  Quality chocolate tastes like more than just chocolate. Much like good wine, or different coffee roasts (yes, I do understand the irony of this comparison, considering I do not drink either of those things, but I also understand …

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Kalua Pork Wontons

  When I was a kid, I went to Hawaii a few times–we went to Maui, then when my dad remarried after my mom died, we went to Kauai, then we went to Kauai again my junior year of high school. Then my husband and I went to Kauai on our honeymoon. Yes, I’m a brat. So last summer’s trip to The Big Island was a totally different experience for me. The Big Island was…different. And wonderful and amazing and …

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Blueberry-Lemon Rolls

  First of all, thank you guys so much for all of your kind comments on yesterday’s post on The Scoop. Thank you for reading it, thank you for sharing it. It was so hard to write. Like, really, really hard. So to have such a positive response means so much to me. We have a lot of sweet roll recipes on the blog. And they’re all Sara’s. For me, sweet rolls are one area where I am just not …

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Caramelized Onion Dip

  I’ve been making this dip for years and recently a friend of mine couldn’t find the copy I had given her, so I sent her here to Our Best Bites to look up the recipe.  It wasn’t until after some heavy searching, I realized I’ve never posted it here before.  We’re to that point.  The point where I have no idea what’s on here and what’s not, what’s in each book, and which book it’s in.  When people ask …

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