(Super Chocolatey) Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate

Crock Pot Hot Chocolate Recipe

My unflinchingly strong opinions about food never surface more than when thinking about hot chocolate. Perhaps because hot chocolate can be a sad waste of sugar eating (packets made with water), or a totally decadent sip-and-smile experience and I am OBVIOUSLY in favor of the latter. It is my firmly held belief that hot chocolate … Continue reading (Super Chocolatey) Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate

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Mini Lemon Tarts

Lemon Tartletts with Sugar Cookie Crust

These just might be the cutest of all cute desserts in the world.  Tarts are already one of the all-time cutest desserts, but make them tiny and pop a little raspberry on top and it’s almost too much. And EVEN BETTER NEWS: They’re so easy to make. Want to see the cast of characters for … Continue reading Mini Lemon Tarts

Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Cookie Crust

Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Cookie Crust

I have told you about my deep love for pie season, but during the month of November, I have a one-track mind for pumpkin pie. There are heated debates to be had over whether it is ever acceptable to deviate from the classic, tried-and-true pumpkin pie. I usually don’t like to question success, and definitely … Continue reading Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Cookie Crust

All-Purpose Pie Crust

Best Homemade Pie Crust Recipe

Happy November! November 1st means one thing and one thing only to me: Pie season is in full swing. In observation of the beginning of the best food season of the year, here is my all-purpose pie crust recipe. Whether I'm making quiche, chicken pot pie, pumpkin pie, blueberry pie, apple pie, etc., I'm making … Continue reading All-Purpose Pie Crust

World’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

Yes, you read that title right. These are the best chocolate chip cookies. I've been searching for the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe for the better part of my life. It's proven to be more difficult than finding a well-fitting pair of jeans, or even car shopping. But these cookies win the prize! Here is … Continue reading World’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Blueberry Bread with Lemon Curd

Okay, so between strawberry shortcake, strawberry salsa, and now this blueberry bread, I think it's clear that I'm fangirling over summer fruit. But there are worse things to fangirl over, right?? And look at this loaf. There is something magical that happens to blueberries once they're baked. Sure, fresh ones start out plump and flavorful and delicious, … Continue reading Blueberry Bread with Lemon Curd

Strawberry Shortcake with Homemade Biscuits

strawberry shortcake in a glass bowl

Summertime means fruit desserts. And summertime fruit desserts are the only thing for which I will make an exception to my chocolate-required-for-it-to-count-as-dessert way of life. Amid the plethora of berry cobblers, stone fruit crisps, and cherry pies (all of which I love and would gladly eat as breakfast, lunch, and/or dinner) stands the humble strawberry shortcake: … Continue reading Strawberry Shortcake with Homemade Biscuits