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...

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...

Caramel-Topped Flan

Caramel-Topped Flan

  Confession #1: Before this week’s recipe, I had never had flan. Confession #2: After this week’s recipe, I officially do not like flan. Perhaps it is an acquired taste? I had heard rumors...

Ode to the Golden Brioche Loaf

Ode to the Golden Brioche Loaf

  I can’t believe that I lived almost 28 years without eating a loaf of brioche. Okay, I didn’t actually eat an entire loaf, although I was tempted to. I have had brioche rolls...

Pot Roast in the Crock Pot

Pot Roast in the Crock Pot

  I absolutely adore my crock pot. I love being able to devote a small amount of time in the morning in order to have a hot, hearty, and delicious meal done and waiting...

Russian Grandmothers’ Apple Pie-Cake

Russian Grandmothers’ Apple Pie-Cake

  This week’s Tuesdays With Dorie recipe, Russian Grandmothers’ Apple Pie-Cake, was chosen by Natalie over at Burned Bits. Thanks Natalie, for choosing such a wonderful recipe! Not that a fabulous Dorie recipe is...