Still working my way down the list of holiday desserts my mother and I made. Here we go with Santa hat brownies...
The process was simple: bake brownie, cut into circles, add a layer of whipped cream, add a strawberry, add a small blob of whipped cream on top!
We kind of cheated and made brownies from the box. Admittedly, they were from a Ghirardelli box so they were super yummy, but still not as good as home-made. Unfortunately, we bought the fudge brownies and the dessert as a whole didn't turn out as well.
In the future, I would use a more cake-like brownie and hand-whipped whipped cream as both would probably help support the weight of the strawberry.
Now that Christmas is over, it is time to stop eating EVERYTHING in sight. Time to be healthy again! After a day shopping the after-Christmas sales, it was time for some good food! Added some lettuce to a side my family had last week with dinner and I ended up with a super delicious salad.
This salad included:
Bleu cheese crumbles
Feta cheese crumbles
On top was poured a delicious vinaigrette of one part apple cider vinegar to three parts olive oil, a tiny bit of mayonnaise, a dash of mustard powder, and a pinch of salt.
Today I exchanged gifts with my friends. We munched on the cookies I made the other night and the peppermint bark Gracy made (soon to be blogged about when I give it a try!) and gave each other little presents.
Feels like Christmas here in Colorado where I spent the day shopping with my mother. The stores were hectic and the traffic unbelievable. On the bright side however, it snowed! We have about six inches on the ground right now, so we spent the evening decorating cookies!
Using the same frosting I used on the apple braid (minus the nutmeg, plus food coloring)...
In the middle of a very hectic weekend right now, thought I'd recuperate by enjoying a bit of a spa day. I wanted to make a hair mask, a face mask, and a hand and foot scrub. When they were all mixed, I ended up with three suspiciously similar-looking, oddly-yellow creations.