Homemade Gnocchi

Homemade Gnocchi

  (pardon the steam in my picture!) I have had homemade gnocchi on my ever-growing list of things to try for quite some time now, and finally got the necessary nudge after I saw...

Happy 1st Birthday Einstein!

Happy 1st Birthday Einstein!

  Tomorrow marks Einstein’s 1st birthday, and I thought we would celebrate today by giving him a birthday cake to enjoy :) Einstein managed to inhale his piece of cake in under 3 seconds,...

Homemade Bread – There’s Nothin’ Better!

Homemade Bread – There’s Nothin’ Better!

  It’s true, isn’t it? Nothing smells better than fresh baked bread wafting from the oven, and that first taste of soft warm bread and hard crust is like heaven. After watching Alton Brown...

Quintuple Chocolate Brownies

Quintuple Chocolate Brownies

  For our second week of Tuesdays With Dorie, it was my turn to choose the recipe that we would tackle. After poring over endless possibilities, my eyes kept going back to the Quintuple...

Brown Sugar-Pecan Shortbread Cookies (and my 100th!)

Brown Sugar-Pecan Shortbread Cookies (and my 100th!)

Okay, first things first… you are reading my 100th post! I started blogging back in February of 2007 with the idea to share some recipes with friends and family that might be checking out...

Favorites of 2007

Favorites of 2007

I hope that all of you had a lovely holiday season and that you head into the new year relaxed and happy. I thought I would take a moment to share with you some...

Christmas Baking: Biscotti – A New Recipe

Christmas Baking: Biscotti – A New Recipe

  Behold the beautiful biscotti that will be gracing my gift tins to family and friends. Now I know that I just posted a biscotti recipe not too long ago, but I wanted to...

Roasted Red Potatoes

Roasted Red Potatoes

  I have made these potatoes at least a handful of times now but have never managed to snag a picture until tonight. So here they are, finally gracing my blog. These are by...

Peanut Butter Dog Treats

Peanut Butter Dog Treats

  I usually groan every time I go to PetSmart and look at the price of the “good” dog treats. I mean, buying the “cheap” ones isn’t an option because my dog is a...

October Daring Bakers: Bostini Cream Pie

October Daring Bakers: Bostini Cream Pie

  Having successfully completed my first Daring Bakers challenge in September, I was eagerly awaiting my next; however, when the new challenge was announced for October, I was afraid… very afraid. Custard. The dreaded...