Chocolate Pecan Bars

Chocolate Pecan Bars

Have you ever wondered what a cross between a “Derby”, “Crack/Chess”, and Pecan Pie would be like? When I was preparing for my upcoming Kentucky Derby Mint Julep Ice Cream, I couldn’t get my mind and my growling stomach from the epic dream bar that was building inside of the 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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Great Grandma Sophia’s Butter Cake

All butter pound cake from Sri Lanka

Growing up in Sri Lanka, my mother had the pleasure of running through coconut groves while monkeys ran among the branches above her. She sang in the sunshine of the most beautiful beaches in the world. And most fondly in her memories, she got to spend her childhood with her Continue Reading

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5 Kitchen Essentials For Fall

kitchen tools

So much preparation, detail, and love will go into your scrumptious Fall dishes. Here are the essential kitchen tools to assist and showcase your epicurean artistry! All-In-One Box Grater – $9.99 A natural and innovative way to kick up the flavor and look of your dishes is by using shredded Continue Reading

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Soft & Chewy Ginger Cookies: Crinkle & Traditional Styles

crinkle ginger cookie

The air is chilly, and inside, our fireplace has it’s first blaze of the season. It feels like the Holidays are nearing. That means Holiday Cookie Time begins now! Yes, it gets a title of it’s own. Holiday Cookie Time is that important! But you all know that! Saturdays are Continue Reading

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Bea Bakes Chocolate Chip Cookies! Video

In this fun video, my three year old, Bea, gives you a tutorial on how to bake Chocolate Chip cookies! This goes along with my recipe for chocolate chip cookies. That recipe is linked at the bottom of this post. Bea used my KitchenAid for this adorable video tutorial. Baking Continue Reading

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Pumpkin Pancakes

pumpkin pancakes

Pumpkin pancakes are the definition of a brisk Fall morning. Bea and I woke up early just to make these for you today. Translation, Bea came bounding into our bedroom at 5 am still on a high from her pumpkin patch field trip and excitedly screamed, “Mommy, let’s cook something with Continue Reading