Sadelle’s Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

This oatmeal raisin cookie recipe is full of cinnamon and plump raisins and was created by Sadelle’s bakery in New York City.

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies - Recipe courtesy of Sadelle's bakery in NYC |

A few weeks ago, my husband texted me a link to a story the Wall Street Journal had recently posted about the best oatmeal raising cookie recipe that they had ever tried. Naturally, it piqued my interest. Anytime something is labeled as “the best”, I feel like it’s my duty to try the recipe immediately. Plus, my husband loves oatmeal cookies, and I tend to only make chocolate chip cookies, so I was a little overdue on making a new batch of oatmeal cookies. As it turns out, these cookies totally lived up to their hype!

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Dutch Apple Pie

A Dutch apple pie with a perfectly cooked apple filling and tons of crumble topping. The perfect fall dessert!

Dutch Apple Pie - A perfect crust piled high with the best apple filling and topped with a crunchy crumb. The perfect fall dessert! |

I can’t think of a better way to welcome fall with open arms than with a piled-high-to-the-sky apple pie. When it comes to apple pie, I’ve always fallen sort of in the middle when choosing between double-crust and Dutch crumb. It’s no secret that I love crust, so the more crust the better (go big or go home!). BUT… I also looooove crumb and streusel toppings. It’s the reason that New York-style crumb cake is one of my favorite things, ever. So far the best Dutch apple pie I have tried comes from a small Italian grocery store in the Pittsburgh suburbs, and while I love it, this one blows it out of the water. The flaky, buttery crust, all of the apples, the creamy filling, and those crumbs! It’s truly a pie lover’s dream… If you make a trip to a local orchard, you’ll definitely want to keep this in the back of your mind while you’re picking apples!

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The Weekend Dish: 10/3/2015

Happy Saturday, and Happy October! September went by in an absolute blink, didn’t it? The weather here sure turned to fall in a hurry, although I’m not complaining about...

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Joseph David - Almost 8.5 months old! |

Friday Things

(Crawling is serious business!) 1. I signed Joseph up for a baby swim class one day a week and this past Wednesday was our first one! It’s only 30...

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Best Selling Cookbooks & Kitchen Tools

Best Selling Cookbooks & Kitchen Tools

Can you believe that today is October 1st?! As in, the month of Halloween, the month before Thanksgiving, and oh-my-goodness, it’s almost Christmas! I love checking on all of...

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Chocolate Chip Scones - wonderfully tender and perfect alongside a cup of coffee for breakfast or dessert! |

Chocolate Chip Scones

This chocolate chip scone recipe is wonderfully tender, lightly sweetened and perfect alongside a cup of coffee for breakfast or dessert. Yesterday, I shared with you the risotto that...

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Sausage, Pepper & Mushroom Risotto - A hearty meal that needs only Italian bread and a big salad as an accompaniment! |

Sausage, Pepper and Mushroom Risotto

This sausage, pepper & mushroom risotto is a hearty meal – just add some Italian bread and a big salad! This risotto recipe has been a huge family favorite...

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