My Massive 2013 Year-End Recap!

December 30, 2013
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Follow I don’t know about you but 2013 has been a spectacular year for me! It flew by with me trying to just barely keep up. It was the year that I spoke at a number of major food conferences, won a coveted award for my photography, drove across the country with AJ in a […]

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The Eat the Love Annual Massive Bag of Swag Giveaway!

December 28, 2013
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Follow [THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED] It’s the end of year and that means ONE THING. It’s my annual year-end Massive Bag of Swag giveaway! Woo hoo! This year I went to a number of conferences as well as had a number of companies send me samples and I’ve decided instead of hoarding it all […]

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Merry Christmas to All!

December 25, 2013
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Best Christmas Cookie Recipe – Glazed Little Orange Cookies with Cinnamon and Cloves

December 23, 2013
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Follow If you’re looking for the best Christmas cookie recipe, look no further, these glazed orange cookies with cinnamon and cloves are THE taste of Christmas! “Those SMELL like Christmas.” said AJ when he walked into the apartment after going for bike ride. I had just read my friend Pat’s article about the smells of Christmas […]

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Fall & Winter Cookbook Roundup – 2013 Part 2

December 21, 2013
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Follow So I’m going to say something I never thought I’d say before. Publishers of cookbooks, please stop releasing fabulous, gorgeous, brilliant books. PLEASE. Because I’m running out of room for all my cookbooks and you keeping on putting out new ones that are MUST. HAVE. If you remember a few weeks ago, I published […]

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Caramel Bars with Salted Roasted Cashews (with gluten free option)

December 20, 2013
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Follow These chewy salted caramel bars will drive everyone nuts, especially with the salted roasted cashews on sprinkled on top! There are certain baked goods that I MUST make for my dessert party. They tend to be the favorites that people complain about if I don’t make them. These include my lemon shaker tart, my […]

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Mocha Cookies With Dark Chocolate and Pistachios (gluten free)

December 19, 2013
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Follow Love mocha? Try this mocha cookie recipe with dark chocolate and pistachios! Gluten free with an option to use regular all-purpose too! If you follow me on any of my various social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+) you may have noticed something this past weekend and earlier this week. I wasn’t online! […]

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Lemon Cookie Bars with Pomegranate Seeds

December 18, 2013
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Follow Looking for a fun, festive Lemon Cookie Bars recipe? Try this easy recipe that adds cream cheese frosting and sparkling ruby red pomegranate seeds on top! I have an exceedingly prolific lemon tree in our backyard. Though we have other fruit trees out there, most of them are picked over by the birds but […]

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Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies with Hazelnuts

December 17, 2013
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Follow This fun recipe for chocolate chip oatmeal cookies with hazelnuts are chunky, chewy and full of nutty chocolatey Nutella like flavor! “I think these may be my favorite cookie you’ve ever made.” said AJ as he eyed another one of my chunk chocolate chip oatmeal cookies with hazelnuts. Of course this sort of thing […]

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Chocolate Shortbread Cookies, Aztec Style

December 16, 2013
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Follow This easy twist on classic chocolate shortbread cookies kicks them up a notch with hot spices, tart dried cranberries and roasted cacao nibs! The first time I tasted Aztecan style chocolate I was smitten. I was working at a high-end department store sampling butter cookies for a Japanese company. And when I say I […]

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Eat the Love’s Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Plus a giveaway!

December 14, 2013
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Follow Holy moly, Christmas is less than two weeks away! I’m in a bit of denial about the situation. And if you’re like me, you’re probably in the same boat. Don’t worry though, I’ve accumulated some pretty cool thing over the year that I think would make swanky gifts for your loved ones (or you […]

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Hermit Cookies with Brown Sugar Icing, Dried Cherries and Crystallized Ginger

December 13, 2013
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Follow The classic New England spiced hermit cookies glazed with a brown sugar icing, crystallized ginger and dried cherries. I walked into 18 Reasons and there were already had three or four plates of cookies out. I had come 10 minutes early because I was the co-host, but apparently people take their cookie swaps seriously. […]

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Chocolate Double Rye Cookies

December 12, 2013
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Follow You won’t regret making these rich, earthy chocolate cookies made with rye flour and a dash of rye whiskey for a subtle smokey kick. “Mom! Why do you always have to add alcohol to everything?” asked the daughter of my friend (who shall remain nameless). Said friend had just gotten ahold of a copy […]

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Butterscotch Cookies with Triple Chocolate Chips

December 11, 2013
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Follow These old fashioned butterscotch cookies with triple chocolate chips and butterscotch chips are sure to please pretty much anyone with a sweet tooth! “These are the best cookies I’ve ever had.” said my friend Megan, who (if I have to be honest) is prone to exaggeration and superlatives. But when someone tells you that, […]

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Gluten Free Ginger Snaps

December 10, 2013
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Follow This recipe for gluten free ginger snaps are practically indistinguishable from the original version, making them a treat most everyone can enjoy! There’s something about the warm scent of ginger cookies that makes the house truly feel like the holidays. More than the Christmas tree and the twinkling lights, more than hearing Tracey Thorn […]

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Chewy Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Blueberries and Crystallized Ginger

December 9, 2013
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Follow Looking for an oatmeal cookie recipe? These Chewy Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Blueberries and Crystallized Ginger are as tasty as they are easy to make! In the food world, there are often divides with people taking firm sides and loyalties. Savory & Salty vs Sugar & Sweet. Vegetarian & Vegan vs Meat Lovers & […]

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Fall & Winter Cookbook Roundup – 2013 Part 1

December 7, 2013
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Follow Goodness. Is that time of year again? No I’m not talking Christmas (though that’s around the corner – eek!). I’m talking my annual roundup of cookbooks! It’s been a crazy year full of fabulous cookbooks, and being the hoarder that I am (I think my partner AJ is ready to stage an intervention) I’m […]

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