Pumpkin Yeast Bread

Today is a good day, no? The sun came up, we have crisp air to breathe, and hello?  We have the internet. Winning.  We are winning. And so today, while you are sitting down to breakfast, consider this… Tomorrow, you COULD be sitting down to French Toast, made with this Pumpkin Bread. Rich and full […]

Candy and Caramel Apple Pie

A few years ago, when I was a brand new food blogger, I was a member of Tuesdays With Dorie.  That was a group of bloggers that bonded every week over Dorie Greenspan’s Cookbook – Baking:From My Home to Yours.  We would all tackle the exact same recipe each week, and then on Tuesday, unveil […]

S’mores Rice Krispies Cereal Pops

Oh my goodness, y’all. It’s summer. Like, officially. It’s time for barbeques and potlucks and S’mores and Rice Krispies treats. Or S’mores Rice Krispies Treats. It’s SUMMER. It caught me by total surprise, like I forgot it existed. Last week, on Monday and Tuesday, it was gorgeous here, short sleeve weather and I was taking […]

Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecake

Some things are just too good not to share. Like cheesecake.  And chocolate. I used to be frightened of cheesecake, believe it or not. A neighbor made me one before I ever started this food blogging adventure, back when I couldn’t boil water, and I looked at that thing like it was from outer space.  […]

Mascarpone Cheesecake

Sometimes the least complex, least complicated recipe is the way to go.  A recipe that has just the right amount of ingredients, without going too far.  Without being too fussy. This cheesecake is one of those recipes. Yes, you’ll have to devote a day (or night) of oven space to this decadent creation, but trust […]

Bahlsen Waffeletten Coconut Almond Chocolate Cake

As if I needed an excuse to make a cake…Bahlsen Waffeletten gave me one more. That’s right, Bahlsen Waffeletten, the European cookie company,  is celebrating their 125th birthday with a birthday cake recipe contest! I, along with about 15 other bloggers will participate – and the winner will receive a 3-day workshop of our choice […]

Grilled Blueberry Cheesecake Pies

You read that right.  Grilled Pie.  I was challenged by Pillsbury to create a pie that could be made on a gas or charcoal grill, and I have to say – I was pretty keen on that idea! Why not? A grill can cook.  It holds temperature.  If you are going to be outdoors, cooking […]

Mini Banana Pudding Cheesecakes

I’ve been thinking of these for quite some time now… Banana Pudding Cheesecakes. When my friends at McCormick asked me to come up with a brunch worthy recipe using their great vanilla and almond extracts, I knew this would be the way to go.  It just had to be done.  So thanks, McCormick, for sponsoring […]

S’Mores Cheesecake

Don’t judge…I am not a fan of S’mores. I know, I know.  But let me tell you why.  It’s the graham crackers.  I can’t see eating a perfectly browned marshmallow and chocolate on a crunchy cracker. Messy. I don’t dig messy. I also don’t add crusts to my cheesecakes, for the record. If you’ve been […]