Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies with Dark Chocolate Drizzle

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies with Dark Chocolate Drizzle

Peanut butter and chocolate are a match made in culinary heaven. Now just imagine sinking your teeth into a soft shortbread type cookie bursting with peanut butter flavor, covered in gooey dark chocolate and sprinkled with sea salt. Yep. This sweet and salty temptation is happening now with these Flourless peanut butter cookies drizzled with [...]

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

With a touch of curry and turmeric.

Cheesecake Bars with a Chocolate Pistachio Crust and Blueberry Topping

Cheesecake Bars with a Chocolate Pistachio Crust and Blueberry Topping

One of my favorite ways to come up with a fresh take on a classic dish is to go through my fridge and pantry with the notion that I will only use the ingredients I have on hand. In a way, I give myself a challenge like those contestants on Food Network's Chopped! The day [...]

Rolled Sugar Cookies

Rolled Sugar Cookies

The days leading up to Christmas in our home include shopping, spending extra time with family, and of course, baking several batches of cutout sugar cookies! Since Bea had the coveted snack leader duty on Monday, our Sunday was devoted to making the best tasting and textured rolled sugar cookies out there. Grant even got [...]

The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies EVER

The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies EVER

There are times when all you want in the whole world is a batch of really good chocolate chip cookies. The Best chocolate chip cookies ever should meet all the criteria of an ideal cookie of this kind. The cookies should have crispy golden edges, a chewy center, a balanced ratio of gooey dark chocolate [...]

Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread Cookies

This has been my favorite holiday season so far. The girls are at those ages where they get so much joy from all of the festivities of Christmas. This year we have been baking up a storm, as you may have noticed! This post is all about the girls and the special moments we had [...]

Glazed Jelly Doughnuts

Glazed Jelly Doughnuts

Jelly doughnuts or donuts are my husband's ultimate guilty pleasure. And who doesn't love a warm, sticky, fried, sweet, jam-filled pastry every now and again? Yesterday my husband asked me for a jelly donut for dessert. So I set out to give him a baker's dozen of the best ones he has ever had! This includes homemade berry jam [...]