Bacon & Cheddar Soft Pretzels

One of my kids’ favorite things for me to make is pretzels. I’ve made them a handful of times now, and while they’re not always the prettiest you’ve ever seen, they’re always pretty darn delicious. I wanted to try something a little different today, and decided to add crispy bacon, cheddar cheese and a touchContinue reading “Bacon & Cheddar Soft Pretzels”

Derek’s Chili (w/ wine pairings)

So I’m sitting here, staring out the window at the this dreary day that I know is only going to get worse (they’re calling for upwards of 15″ of snow… joy), feeling pretty bleh,¬†and am trying to think of something to cook that will not only warm my stomach, but also my soul. I needContinue reading “Derek’s Chili (w/ wine pairings)”