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 […]

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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 […]

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Creamy Brown Sugar Apple Dip

I think my doctor would be very pleased with the number of apples I eat when this dip is around. Maybe not so pleased that my ratio of apple slices : tablespoons of creamy, sugary dip is approximately 1 : 1, but fruit is fruit, am I right? This is by far my favorite thing […]

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12 Recipes to Make This Fall

I love eating my way through the seasons. But sometimes, if I don’t plan ahead, I get so busy that I never get around to eating some of my favorites.  So, here is a round up of things to definitely not forget to make this fall! Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe […]

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Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Spice Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

DON’T FREAK OUT. But I am calling these muffins. I know, I know. They have frosting. This seems to solidify a baked good’s identity as a cupcake, but hear me out! The frosting is cream cheese, which you would eat on a bagel which is perfectly acceptable to have for BREAKFAST. Oh, and there’s also […]

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Best Ever Boxed Brownies

dense, rich, chocolatey brownies

Hear me when I say I have nothing against boxed brownies. They actually are a staple on my grocery list. Is this a weekly grocery list?, you ask. Yes. Because a typical week in our household involves making and consuming a batch of brownies in a matter of days, and I see nothing wrong with […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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: […]

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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

close up of peanut butter cups in muffin tin

I’m an advocate for eating chocolate every day. It’s convenient for me that dark chocolate is now considered ‘healthy’, and while I’m not one to follow health trends, I do require a regular chocolate fix. The darker the better. This recipe for homemade dark chocolate peanut butter cups is a cinch to make, way more […]

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