Category Desserts

Perfect chocolate chip cookies

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 9-11 min Yields: 3 dozen cookies America does dessert right, and chocolate chip cookies is one great example of this. So it’s natural that they are my go-to dessert for Fourth of July. They are delicious, well liked by party-goers, and quick to make. I’m talking ten minutes to […]

Memorial Day BBQ Menu

If you’re in need of a last minute menu for Memorial Day, I’ve got you covered with four delicious and impressive dishes! They’re not your ordinary dogs and burgers, but my chicken kabobs and BBQ ribs will knock your guests’ socks off! Enjoy a refreshing mint lemonade and later indulge in delicious apple tarts. For […]

Rainbow Cupcakes with Easter Bunny Toppers

By: Julie R Serves: 18-24 It’s that time of year again! You can’t go anywhere without seeing all those cute little pastel-colored farm animals, but you won’t see me complaining… this means lots of delicious Easter chocolates! Whether you like Cadbury mini eggs, cream eggs, peeps, or any other egg-, bunny-, or chick-shaped delight, this […]

Holiday Baking Round-Up

I bake a lot throughout the months of October, November, and December. But between the parties, the gifts, and my own addiction to sugar, it usually doesn’t last through Christmas. So if you’re like me, you need to do some last-minute baking. Over the next three days I will probably cook 2-3 dozen cookies and […]

Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 9-11 minutes Stop everything and make these cookies. They are simply amazing! A friend of mine inspired this recipe with cranberry white chocolate blondies. And I went crazy for them. So when I was thinking of a holiday recipe, I knew I had to turn the blondies into a […]

Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Halloween is quickly approaching and it’s time to carve some good looking pumpkins! SAVE those pumpkin seeds, folks! This brittle is delicious. Cory and I carved our pumpkins a couple of weeks ago. Too early, I know. But my mistake is your good fortune, since you are […]

Cinnamon Sugar Popovers

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Serves: 12 I have this habit where I think to myself, yea so I’ve never tasted this before, but it looks and sounds cool, so why not develop a recipe around it? It first started with my bolognese recipe, which turned out pretty great. So great that […]

Easter Blondies with Cadbury Mini Eggs

Prep time: 10 minutes Bake time: 20 minutes Serving size: 15 blondies When I think of Easter baking, I think of two types of baked goods: family recipes and Easter themed goodies. Last year I went with the family recipe – Italian Easter Bread. This year I’m going fun. A simple recipe that people will […]

Creamy Hot Cocoa

Prep time: 10 minutes Serves: 4 For a food lover/blogger, comfort food is the best thing about winter. Simmering soups, roasting vegetables, and stewing beverages all fill your home with delectable aromas. And then you get to eat them. Doesn’t get any better. Though not a solid food, hot chocolate easily fits in with the […]

Flaky Raspberry Roll-Up Cookies

  Prep time: 1 hr 20 minutes (20 min active, 1 hr rest) Cook time: 16 minutes Serves: 4 dozen cookies Merry Christmas, my friends! Due to our geographically spread family, today is my family’s Christmas celebration. I was up late baking to my heart’s content. What did I make? Well, only 4 cookie sheets worth […]