Eggnog French Toast Casserole

This eggnog french toast casserole has all the rich, caramely, custardy goodness that classic French toast has. Assemble it the night before, then pop it in the oven for breakfast Christmas morning. The crumb topping sets it a step above other french toast casseroles. I’m writing this in early November, and I have been seeing… Continue reading Eggnog French Toast Casserole

Wild Rice and Chickpeas with Crispy Shallots [+Video]

This is the best rice side dish recipe I’ve ever made. Jerusalem Wild Rice or Wild Rice and Chickpeas with Crispy Shallots is packed with flavor from the spiced chickpeas and caramelized onions to the juicy craisins with crispy shallots on top!! Last Christmas I did a Nativity dinner for my family with traditional Jerusalem… Continue reading Wild Rice and Chickpeas with Crispy Shallots [+Video]

Brussels Sprouts and Pomegranate Salad

Brussels sprouts salad – full of candied hazelnuts, crunchy bacon, pops of tart pomegranate seeds, and manchego cheese all coated in the most delicious mustard vinaigrette. SO good! Ok, remember how I told you all about my favorite salad recipe? Well the dressing is based off of this Brussels Sprouts Salad, one of the best… Continue reading Brussels Sprouts and Pomegranate Salad

The BEST Christmas Cookie – Soft and Chewy Gingerbread Man Cookies

These thick and chewy gingerbread man cookies will be the best Christmas cookie you eat this year and I’m not even scared to 100% guarantee that! A few years ago we received a delivery of little gingerbread men from one of my more-like-family friend, Kerri. She’s an incredible baker/chef and she and her husband were… Continue reading The BEST Christmas Cookie – Soft and Chewy Gingerbread Man Cookies