I don’t know about you, but I’m guessing you are probably a lot like me. Once this time of year rolls around we imagine ourselves in the kitchen each day, whipping up cakes, cookies, and all manner of holiday confections for our loved ones, neighbors, and friends. In my imagination, I’m always wearing a big old smile as my family looks on adoringly in appreciation of how I do all of these wonderful things to make this time of year even more memorable.
And then you realize how messy the kitchen is already and how quickly you can fill up a sink with dirty dishes, how very tired you are after working all day, shuttling the kids to activities, and juggling housework on top of it all. I’m lucky if I get a few evenings of recreational cooking in, but any dreams of weeks filled with baking nights go out the door as fast as those crazy times when I up and decide that I’m going to be a get organized
- 1 box Red Velvet Cake Mix (I used Duncan Hines)
- ½ cup vegetable oil
- 2 eggs (I know three were pictured, but that third one was so photogenic I hated to leave it out)
- 1 cup white morsels (I used Toll House, they're very good)