Chicken Fajita Enchiladas

Chicken Fajita Enchiladas

I have seen enchiladas popping up on a number of blogs recently, and have never had them, so I decided to make them for dinner Friday night. I absolutely loved these – they (and...

Yellow Cake with Chocolate-Hazelnut Filling & Chocolate Frosting

Yellow Cake with Chocolate-Hazelnut Filling & Chocolate Frosting

Happy Birthday to my sister, Lauren!! After I started taking my cake decorating classes, my sister asked if I would make (and decorate, of course) a cake for her birthday. Of course I said...

Fluted Polenta Ricotta Cake

Fluted Polenta Ricotta Cake

This week’s recipe selection comes to us from Caitlin over at Engineer Baker. I have to be completely honest – at first glance, this recipe didn’t seem all that appealing to me, but my...

Daring Bakers: Cheesecake Truffles

Daring Bakers: Cheesecake Truffles

And squares. I love cheesecake. It’s my favorite dessert, and I will eat it in just about any form. Rolled in a ball and dipped in chocolate? Bring ’em on! More about the challenge,...

LiveSTRONG with Cheddar Corn Chowder

LiveSTRONG with Cheddar Corn Chowder

When I saw that winoesandfoodies.com was hosting the LiveSTRONG blogging event, I knew immediately that I wanted to participate. The only problem was trying to figure out what I wanted to make that was...

Homemade Marshmallows

Homemade Marshmallows

This week’s Tuesdays With Dorie recipe was chosen by Judy over at Judy’s Gross Eats. She chose homemade marshmallows, which were surprisingly quick and easy to make! I had just caught a segment on...

Fresh Orange Cream Tart

Fresh Orange Cream Tart

My first tart, hooray! I am in awe of the beauty of the fluted buttery crust! This week’s Tuesday With Dorie recipe was chosen by Mary of Starting From Scratch. Her choice was The...

The Perfect Party Cake

The Perfect Party Cake

  And perfect it was. This was no surprise, given that this is a Dorie Greenspan recipe. Thanks to Tuesdays With Dorie I have become a huge Dorie fan, and have found that all...

Cupcake Hero: Ambrosia Cupcakes

Cupcake Hero: Ambrosia Cupcakes

  I’d first like to thank Laurie for still being my friend, as this is my first Cupcake Hero entry. I know, I’m a bad, bad friend.   This month’s ingredient theme for Cupcake...

Beef Burgundy, Crockpot Style

Beef Burgundy, Crockpot Style

  This was another hit from the Cooking Light Slow Cooker cookbook. I have made this dish twice now in a very short amount of time, and I really enjoy it. The meat becomes...