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...

The Perfect Omelet

The Perfect Omelet

  I saw a recent episode of Barefoot Contessa in which Ina made this recipe, and it looked absolutely delicious (as most of her recipes do!), so I bookmarked it. Since I was just...

Soft Pretzels: Part II

Soft Pretzels: Part II

  Ahh, the beloved soft pretzel. Before this past winter I didn’t realize that making them at home was so relatively easy. Sure, it takes some time with the rising and the baking soda...

World Bread Day ’07 ~ Brown Sugar Raisin Bread

World Bread Day ’07 ~ Brown Sugar Raisin Bread

  I am probably the last person that needs a reason to bake a loaf of bread, but since today, October 16th, is World Bread Day, I figured it was a perfect day to...

Sweet Dinner Rolls

Sweet Dinner Rolls

What goes better with a big bowl of warm beef stew, than a soft and sweet roll fresh from the oven? Since work was a little slower yesterday I took advantage of the extra...

September Daring Bakers: The Cinnamon Roll

September Daring Bakers: The Cinnamon Roll

This was my first challenge as a member of the Daring Bakers group and I was excited to tackle it! To be completely honest, I was overwhelmingly relieved that my first challenge appeared to...

A Non-Traditional Take on Chili

A Non-Traditional Take on Chili

There are a million different versions of chili and most people have their tried and true favorite. I typically don’t like very spicy dishes, so this chili recipe that my mom passed along to...

Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have been eating a lot of oatmeal with apples and raisins for breakfast in the mornings and as a result, I’ve been craving oatmeal raisin cookies. I haven’t made these in years, and...

Hershey's Best Brownies - A quick and easy one-bowl brownie recipe that produces dense and fudge-like brownies.

Hershey’s Best Brownies

A quick and easy one-bowl brownie recipe that produces dense and fudge-like brownies. Perfect for a quick chocolate fix!

Beef Mushroom Barley Soup

Beef Mushroom Barley Soup

The weekly soup continues with a recipe for Beef Mushroom Barley soup, adapted from Elly. I couldn’t believe how fabulous this soup turned out. The flavor was amazing, the meat perfectly tender and it...