Cookies and Cream Chocolate Milkshake

I have a skinny kid. I am NOT a skinny kid. However, I am hovering in the 40 year old mark, and both my growing kiddo and I need calcium.  It’s true.  We all need it, if we want healthy bones. I’m going to tell you a secret. I thought that crap I used to […]

Buttery Chocolate Chunk Cookies

I’m just going to say it… Chocolate Chip Cookies. There is NO ONE PERFECT RECIPE. Just like there is no one perfect pair of shoes, no one perfect car, no perfect mate, no one perfect place to live. Because we are all different. Our tastes are different.  Our histories are different.  Your brand of delicious […]

Easy Easter Cupcakes–Two Ways

I used to teach a lot of classes – cake decorating, cookie decorating, cupcake decorating.  It was fun, for sure, especially teaching busy moms that they, too, could make really fanciful things using products that were ready to go. For example, Pillsbury. Pillsbury makes a huge assortment of products that make a busy parent’s life […]

Irish Inspired Treats for St. Patrick’s Day

I’m sure you have been trolling Pinterest looking for inspiring foods to make next week…but do you need something delicious for St. Patty’s Day?  Look no further! Last night and this morning, I compiled a list of reader favorites.  I was pointed in so many directions and inspired by so many people! Unfortunately, I couldn’t […]

Peanut Butter and Salted Caramel Brownies

Sometimes things go together that maybe you hadn’t thought of going together. Like that one couple you know, who are both wonderful and charming on their own, but you never really saw being a THING. Perhaps she was just a little too smart, or he just a little too handsome. But then they met. And […]

Peppermint Marshmallow Holiday Brownies

Can you fathom that it is almost Christmas?  Like, in only a few days? It is. And here I am, in Munich, Germany, typing this recipe for you on a computer where the letters are all in the wrong place, and I can’t find the delete button for the numerous occasions I keep typing a […]

World Peace Cookies

I’m participating in REAL® SEAL’s Virtual Cookie Swap Party. Each day, REAL® Seal will showcase a different yummy recipe on their Facebook page. I wish I could say I invented these darling cookies, but alas, I did not. Dorie Greenspan, the woman I truly credit with teaching me to bake, created these quite some time […]

Chocolate Stuffed Graham Double Peanut Butter Cookies

I have a problem. I took a nap the other day.  It was sunny.  Kids were playing in the backyard on the swingset.  There were tomatoes in the garden. Then I woke up, and it’s December. December? Like, three weeks until Christmas, UPS and I are having an affair thanks to internet shopping, and holy […]

Cream Cheese Ideas for the Holidays

Cream cheese. Creamy. Sweet. Delicious. Doesn’t make you fat at all. I kid, I kid. Every single bite is worth it. You know it, I know it. There’s nothing better than cream cheese. Now…I’m a cream cheese snob. If it’s not Philadelphia Cream Cheese, I don’t want it. Have you bought the store brand versions? […]