These were really fun to make and eat, but unfortunately, they didn’t turn out as pretty as the Pinterest version. I believe that if you add in a couple additional steps, these would turn out pretty close. And they’d also be really cute to make for Valentine’s Day which is coming up on us quick.… Continue reading Pintertest #8: Raspberry Pinwheel Pastries
Here are the books I’ve read and the beverages I’ve sipped while reading them over the past few months. A couple of them are continuations of series, and one is a self-help book. The beverages this month happen to be herbal teas, which I imagine I’ll still be drinking until the snow melts in April. Books… Continue reading Books and Beverages (#15)
I told you I was going to start branching out into savory baked foods, and here you go! Lately, I’ve been getting tired of my plain garlic pan-seared pork chops and I wanted to spice things up a little (pun intended). Several years ago my brother made these pork chops baked in salsa… Continue reading Salsa Pork Chops
I did another gadget post like this one over a year ago, and in that time I’ve discovered a few more awesome things that I think book and beverage lovers will enjoy as much as I do. Tea and Books Mug I found this mug from the Etsy shop, Lenny Mud. They also have a… Continue reading More Gadgets for Your Books and Beverages!
My roommate was about to throw away some overbaked brownie edges when I told her that I might be able to use them. After all, I hate seeing food go to waste. That’s how I came up with the idea to make cookies with them. It’s pretty basic. You take your favorite chocolate chip… Continue reading Brownie Bit Cookies
Seriously. I feel like I haven’t blogged since 1789. I haven’t been like ambassador to France or anything, so where the hell have I been? Honestly, if I knew I’d tell you. I think there were a lot of factors that led to my absence from Sparkle and Sprinkle, too many to list here. This… Continue reading What’d I Miss?
If you’re looking for a quick and easy recipe for your Christmas party, you’ve come to the right place. Made just like Rice Krispie treats, these Oreo “coal” treats are simple and delicious. First, you start by crushing up some Oreos in a gallon-size bag. Then, you melt some butter in a pot and… Continue reading Mint Oreo Coal Treats