Homemade Granola

Homemade Granola

  I have always been a big fan of granola – the toasted, crunchy oats and nuts, along with sweet fruit make a wonderful combination, whether eating it in yogurt or by the handful....

Black and White Chocolate Cake

Black and White Chocolate Cake

  This week’s Tuesdays With Dorie recipe, Black and White Chocolate Cake, was chosen by April at Abby Sweets. Thanks April! This cake was an incredible combination of a moist yellow cake, a dark...

Spaghetti & Meatballs

Spaghetti & Meatballs

  The ultimate in Italian comfort food. Growing up, our extended family would gather at my Grandma’s every Sunday for the traditional Sunday dinner (which, in contrast to common nomenclature, is actually eaten by...

Super Super Bowl Suggestions

Super Super Bowl Suggestions

It’s that time of year again – the game people wait all year for. Maybe you just watch for the commercials, or maybe you just watch for the half-time show, or maybe you actually...

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,...