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Sunday, January 22, 2017

Molasses Ginger Drop Cookies

Call me crazy, but when I've had a long day, there's something really satisfying about going home and baking cookies. The dough is simple to throw together. They don't take long in the oven. And...

Rustic Apple Galette

This may be the shortest intro in Hungry Mouse history. We're out the door in a few minutes on our way to a party, but here's what we're bringing. A galette is basically a rustic...

Brown-Sugar Cranberry Sauce

  Ever since I was a kid, cranberry sauce has always been one of my favorite things about the fall. Most of the time, my mom made homemade cranberry sauce. Now, she's an amazing cook. Sometimes, though, if...

Get Halloween-y, Part II: 13 More Tricks & Treats

I'm getting really excited for Halloween. The stores are starting to fill up with all sorts of fabulous and spooky goodies. This article is a continuation of the shopping guide I started a few weeks...

Tuxedo Meringues

Sometimes the sternest methods yield the most whimsical results. Such is the case with meringue cookies. Nothing makes me feel like I'm Baking (with a capital "B") like making these meringues. The separation of the...

Hey, You: Save the Mint! And Make It Schnappy!

This week, I started to think about one of my dreaded end-of-summer chores: cleaning up the garden. Aside from all the weeding, pruning, and plucking, I needed to figure out what I'm doing with all...

McKinnon’s: A Carnivore’s Carnival

If you know me at all, you know one thing: I'm a huge carnivore. So is my husband, the Angry Chef. So is (understandably so) our beast, Dexter the Barking Sous Chef. So, it...

Get Halloween-y: 13 Tricks and Treats

As sad as I am to see summer go, I'm really excited for fall—especially Halloween. It's still a little bit early for me to bust into full-fledged spooky shopping mode, but here's a baker's dozen...

Labor Day Special: Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

At the risk of needing to rename this blog The Thirsty Mouse, here's my recipe for Bourbon Barbecue Sauce. This is what I'll be putting on my pork ribs this Labor Day weekend. It's quick...

Lemony-Glazed Cream Cheese Cookies

In our house, we make these cookies around Christmas, but they're great year round. They're soft and sweet—and slightly tangy. This recipe is a family heirloom. (I actually called my mother to ask for...