Orange Berry Muffins

Orange Berry Muffins

  I had the honor of choosing this week’s Dorie recipe, and I thought after a few weeks of decadent desserts we could use something a little lighter. These Orange Berry Muffins were just...

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie

  This month’s Daring Bakers challenge was the classic Lemon Meringue Pie, chosen by Jen at The Canadian Baker. As beloved a dessert as it is, I am not a fan of lemon unless...

An OREO® Knockoff

An OREO® Knockoff

  I am admittedly not really wowed so much by chocolate cookies. I’m not sure why, as I love chocolate, but an actual chocolate cookie usually doesn’t do much for me. Give me an...

Perfection Pound Cake

Perfection Pound Cake

  When a cake is revered for containing a pound of butter, a pound of sugar, a pound of eggs, and a pound of flour, can you really blame us Dorie groupies for wanting...

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...