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Kathleen Pope

Kathleen Pope, is a recipe developer, food photographer, and food writer. Owning her own business for 20+ years specializing in product marketing and development for non-profit organizations, she shifted her focus in 2017 towards her passions — cooking, photography, and hospitality. Kathleen holds many titles; cocktail creator, gadget lover, cookbook reader, marketing nerd, traveler, and her favorites; mom and wife. When she's not busy blogging, Kathleen loves exploring Colorado's high country with her husband and two sons.

White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Nothing screams Christmas cookies like white chocolate peppermint cookies! Using crushed candy canes, these are soft, chewy, minty cookies; the perfect addition to any Christmas cookie tray. You are going to love these candy cane chocolate chip cookies! I have it on good authority they are Santa’s favorite cookie! Try these other minty recipes; Mint …

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Christmas Trees, Delivery Drivers and Truffles | Fresh Fridays, December 3

Happy December! I trust you had a lovely Thanksgiving celebration whether big or small! In this Fresh Fridays edition, I am sharing tips for decorating a Charlie Brown Christmas tree, two new fabulous holiday recipes and a brand new, FREE Delivery Driver Thank You Sign! My cup runneth over; our son was home from college …

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Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding

Okay, first put out of your head that this is a plain ol’ bread pudding, because this easy Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding is ANYTHING but ordinary! Simple, whole food ingredients, turn bread, chocolate, cream and eggs into a rich, gooey, decadent chocolate delight! Make it for a special breakfast or dessert! Think Christmas morning, …

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Nantucket Cranberry Pie {Easy Cranberry Dessert Recipe}

I’m a pie lover, and I love variations on the classics. This Nantucket Cranberry Pie isn’t technically a pie, more of a cake really. It has a  juicy layer of sweet-tart fresh cranberries on the bottom and that crispy, buttery cakey-cookie topping! Whether you make it for Thanksgiving or Christmas or a holiday party, it’ll …

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Top 5 Thanksgiving Recipes, Cranberry Dessert Recipes | Fresh Fridays, Nov 19

Happy week before Thanksgiving! How can it be! I feel like it was last week I was sweltering in the summer heat, enjoying a slice of cool Key Lime Pie on the front porch. Are you ready for Thanksgiving? Regardless it will arrive next Thursday. Hopefully you had a moment to open the email I …

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