Butterscotch Birds Nests

Butterscotch Birds Nests

Spring is in the Air, Easter is around the corner, and baby birds are chirping everywhere I turn! I took my cue from nature and decided that it’s definitely time for Butterscotch Birds Nests! Coincidentally, this happens to be Academy Award season. As you can see from my Trending page, I’m taking Continue Reading

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Best Carrot Cake

Best Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake is a well loved, classic cake that is adapted in a variety of ways. While some opt for canned pineapple, walnuts, and more, I settled on this straightforward recipe that results in the Best Carrot Cake you will ever eat. This Carrot Cake has it all! Grating rather than Continue Reading

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Sri Lankan Yellow Rice (Kaha Bath)

Sri Lankan Saffron Yellow Rice / Kiribath

Picturesque beaches, lively culture, Ceylon tea, precious gems, and exotic cuisine is what comes to mind when you think of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is an island near the tip of India. While small in size, the sum of its beauty and rich heritage is monumental. Sri Lankan cuisine is Continue Reading

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Zesty Lemon Bars

Zesty Lemon Bars Recipe

When you need a dessert pick me up that is refreshing, zesty, and boasting bright lemon flavor these Zesty Lemon Bars will be your automatic go-to! Whenever I think of lemon bars I imagine bold, sweet, tangy, and crowd pleasing. My zesty lemon bars add an extra burst of lemony Continue Reading

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Strawberries & Cream Layer Cake

Strawberries & Cream Layer Cake

We had another birthday roll around. Beatrice turned 4, and she has all kinds of 4 year old declarations and opinions now. She was 100% certain that she had to have a dramatic birthday cake that had different strawberries, chocolate, vanilla, and a mix of frosting flavors. Whew, it was Continue Reading

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Homemade Pasta

Homemade Pasta

There is nothing like fresh, homemade pasta noodles. There, I said it. A big sorry not sorry to all of the store brand pastas and Italian restaurants out there, but we don’t need you tonight! Homemade pasta noodles have a texture you just cannot buy. And the experience of making Continue Reading

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Best Banana Bread Recipe EVER

Best Banana Bread EVER

So I know everyone thinks they may have the best banana bread recipe ever, but I’m here to tell you, THIS is the BEST! Maybe it’s the splash of rum in the batter? Or that incredibly creamy rum cream cheese frosting? The bread, the frosting, the combo of it all, Continue Reading

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Spicy Eggplant Marinara Sauce

Eggplant is one of my favorite vegetables. It has a firm, meaty flesh with an earthy and  creamy flavor. Eggplant is a vegetable that absorbs the flavors of other ingredients it’s used with while still maintaining a distinctness of its own. It’s commonly used as a substitute for meat as Continue Reading