RECIPES

Triple chocolate cherry cookies with Guittard cocoa powder. Baked GoodsCookiesDessertsRecipe
February 9, 2020

Triple Chocolate Cherry Cookies

Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate... and Cherries Okay, so I've posted some light and airy V-Day desserts, but this time, we're going all in. CHOCOLATE. CHOCOLATE. And CHOCOLATE. Oh, and cherries. The...
Baked GoodsCookiesDessertsRecipe
February 9, 2020

Valentine’s Day Strawberry Cream Puffs

Creamy and Dreamy Puffed Goodness Cream puffs are romantic, right? But also kind of scary, right? Wrong! Cream puffs aren't all that complicated, and they're a perfect light and airy...
Baked GoodsCookiesDessertsRecipe
February 4, 2020

Cardamom Honey Madeleines with Rose Orange Icing

The Season of Love Valentine's Day is coming up, so of course I'm giving you a perfect dessert to bake up for your boo (or yourself). What says Valentine's Day...
DessertsRecipe
January 14, 2020

White + Semisweet Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Leftover Candy Canes? If you're left with a bunch of unopened candy canes after Christmas, I've got the solution for you – delicious peppermint bark. I've tried tons of peppermint...
DessertsRecipe
December 23, 2019

Gingerbread Orange White Chocolate Truffles

Leftover Gingerbread Cookies? I'm coming atcha with another Christmas repurposing recipe – this time for leftover gingerbread men/cookies! Combined with white chocolate and a touch of orange, these gingerbread truffles...
Baked GoodsCookiesRecipe
December 22, 2019

Classic Russian Tea Cakes

Russian? Mexican? Delicious. I've heard these cookies called both Mexican wedding cookies and Russian tea cakes. Whatever you call them, they are mouthwatering. The ingredients are just powdered sugar, cornstarch,...
Baked GoodsCookiesRecipe
December 4, 2019

Sweet + Savory Morning Rolls with Eagle Condensed Milk

Morning Rolls with Eagle Brand I've had the lovely opportunity to partner up with Eagle Brand Condensed Milk to create this easy, yummy sweet and savory morning roll loaded with...
The Pumpkin Patch: Pumpkin pecan sugar cookies with chai browned butter frosting. Baked GoodsCookiesRecipe
November 20, 2019

the PUMPKIN PATCH: Pumpkin Pecan Sugar Cookies with Chai Browned Butter Frosting

Take That, Pumpkin Spice! I'm not one to knock pumpkin because it is pretty delicious, but I definitely don't want to slide into that pumpkin spice craze. So when I...
Baked apple walnut cinnamon rolls with maple frosting. Baked GoodsBreakfastRecipe
November 13, 2019

Baked Apple Walnut Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Frosting

Apple, Walnut, and Maple, Oh My! With fall in full swing, I wanted to combine some less celebrated flavors, starting with apple. What goes well with apple? MAPLE. And what...
Rosemary yam fries with a sweet barbecue sauce. AppetizersRecipe
November 6, 2019

Rosemary Yam Fries with Sweet Barbecue Sauce

Would You like Some Fries with That? So why haven't I – a food photographer from Idaho – shared a recipe for fries yet? I have no clue, but I...
Twix brownies with caramel topping. Baked GoodsDessertsRecipe
October 23, 2019

Ooey Gooey Twix Candy Bar Brownies

Twix in Brownie Form With Halloween approaching, I decided to turn my favorite candy bar into a brownie. Chocolate, cookie, caramel – what's not to love? So if you want...
BreakfastRecipe
October 21, 2019

Crunchy Baked Almond and Ginger Granola

Ginger, Almonds, Honey If you're in a breakfast slump, I have the perfect solution – this crunchy golden sweet ginger and almond granola! It's lightly sweetened with honey and held...
Homemade pumpkin spice shortbread cookie ice cream. DessertsIce CreamRecipe
October 7, 2019

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Shortbread Cookie Ice Cream

Pumpkin Pie without the Pie I'm gonna be real right now – I do not like pumpkin pie. I'm sorry! I just don't like it. The crust is its saving...
Autumn pear and ginger loaf cake with walnuts. Baked GoodsRecipe
September 27, 2019

Autumn Pear and Ginger Loaf Cake with Walnuts

A Fall Alternative – Pear, Ginger, and Walnut Everyone is whipping out the pumpkin spice already, but there are some overlooked flavor combos that deserve some of the spotlight! For...
Fluffy vegan Pancakes with Melt Organic vegan butter. BreakfastRecipe
September 27, 2019

Fluffy Vegan Pancakes with Melt Organic Butter

The Perfect (Vegan) Pancakes I'm lucky enough to get paid to make pancakes, and not as a cook in a hot and busy restaurant kitchen, but from the comfort of...
Virgin peach and thyme spritz made with white grape juice. DrinkRecipe
September 24, 2019

Virgin Peach, Honey, and Thyme Spritz Made with Grape Juice

A Fruity, Bubbly Spritz on Ice For personal and health reasons, I've never been a drinker. At most, I've taken sips for taste, but that's it. So whenever I come...
The Fresh Prince: Chocolate shortbread sandwich cookies with mint filling. DessertsRecipe
September 20, 2019

the FRESH PRINCE: Chocolate Shortbread Sandwich Cookies with Mint Filling

Chocolate and Mint and More Chocolate and More Mint If you're a chocolate and mint person (which, like, why wouldn't you be?), then this recipe is gonna change your life....
Dark chocolate galette with blackberry compote infused with Brockman's Gin. Baked GoodsRecipe
September 19, 2019

Dark Chocolate Galette with Brockman’s Gin Blackberry Compote

With a Bit of Brockman's I had the lovely opportunity to team up with Brockman's Gin, a premium gin brand based out of the UK. Though I'm not a drinker,...
Blackberry peach scones with lemon glaze. Baked GoodsRecipe
September 16, 2019

Large Blackberry and Peach Scones with Sweet Lemon Glaze

A Scone Full of Summer Fruit What do you do when  you have a bunch of random fruit left over from other recipes? You combine them and make another delicious...
At-home Cold Stone Creamy Mud Pie Mojo ice cream. DessertsRecipe
September 9, 2019

At Home Cold Stone Creamery Mud Pie Mojo Ice Cream

Gimme Dat Mojo My all-time-ultimate-go-broke-or-go-home-treat-yo-self dessert is a Gotta Have It order of Cold Stone Creamery's Mud Pie Mojo in a chocolate dipped waffle bowl. I recently got an ice...
Salted caramel cream puffs with cinnamon cardamom filling. DessertsRecipe
August 16, 2019

Salted Caramel Cream Puffs with Cinnamon Cardamom Filling

Sticky, Gooey Puffs of Salty, Cinnamon-ny, Caramel Goodness I've been working on learning some of the basics of baking lately and one of the first things you learn to do...
Mini spinach and artichoke dip cups. AppetizersRecipe
August 12, 2019

Creamy and Flaky Mini Spinach Artichoke Pastry Cups

Artichokes, Spinach, and Cream Cheese... Oh My! Flavor upon flavor upon flavor. That's what you get in these creamy, flaky, cheesy yummies! It's a great appetizer, but you may find...
Fig and pistachio spice cake with honey orange buttercream. DessertsRecipe
July 30, 2019

Spice Fig and Pistachio Cake with Honey Orange Buttercream

Celebrate Fig Season with Spice Cake! I cannot stress enough how dang delicious this spice fig and pistachio cake with honey orange buttercream frosting is. I mean, the dense, moist...
Black forest brownies with cherry preserves and fresh whipped topping. DessertsRecipe
July 25, 2019

Black Forest Brownies with Fresh Whipped Cream Topping

Brownies with a Cherry on Top... and Inside! It's cherry season, so naturally I've been mulling over what to make with cherries but I wasn't sure if I should go...
4-layer Mexican dip with guacamole, bean dip, sour cream, cheese, and more. AppetizersRecipe
July 18, 2019

4-Layer Mexican Dip

A Flavor Stacked Mexican Dip This recipe is one of my favorites of my Mom's collection. Her dips are next level, and there truly is no other feeling like the...
Classic American wedge salad with homemade French fried onions. DinnerRecipe
July 10, 2019

Classic Wedge Salad with Homemade French Fried Onions

A Delicious Salad... Say What?? Salads can be very blah. Like, VERY blah. Except for this salad. Oh no, this salad is not very blah. This salad is WOWOWOWOWOWOW. And...
Vegan chocolate cake with chocolate buttercream. DessertsRecipe
July 5, 2019

Vegan Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

VEGAN. CHOCOLATE. CAKE. Do I have your attention? World Chocolate Day is coming up on July 7th, so I thought I'd write up a recipe for this decadent and moist...
Vegan red velvet brownies with cream cheese frosting. DessertsRecipe
July 2, 2019

Vegan Red Velvet Brownies with Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting

The Tastiest Vegan Brownies Ever I'll be straight with you... I'm not vegan. I love cheese way too dang much and have yet to find a good replacement. HOWEVER, I...
Homemade baked tortilla chips. Recipe
June 16, 2019

Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips

Pass the Tortilla Chips Homemade. Baked. Tortilla Chips. With Lime. Do I have your attention? These little crispy angels are the perfect snack. They're super easy to make and very...
Mango coconut waffles. Recipe
June 13, 2019

Mango Coconut Waffles

Coconutty for Waffles I bought some mangoes recently and randomly decided to make waffles with them. Turns out, it's super freakin' delicious in waffles, especially combined with coconut. Impress all...
The Shorty 2.0: Almond shortbread cookies with blackberry mint icing. CookiesRecipe
May 30, 2019

the SHORTY 2.0: Almond Shortbread Cookies with Blackberry Mint Icing

Another Take on the Shorty Remember that tasty little minx, The Shorty? Well I decided to whip up another version of the recipe, and here it is! This time, I...
Blueberry lavender crumble muffins with lemon glaze. MuffinsRecipe
May 24, 2019

Lavender Blueberry Muffins with Lemon Glaze

Lavender and Blueberries, a Winning Combo I've always hated the taste of lavender or other floral elements being used in food and drinks. However, I'm never one to completely rule...
Oven roasted Brussel sprouts with Parmesan and bacon. RecipeVegetables
May 23, 2019

Bacon Parmesan Brussel Sprouts

Bacon? Yes, Please So, I'm not a fan of vegetables. Like, really not a fan. I hate 'em. But I'm always willing to try something new just in case by...
The Birthday Bomb: Birthday cake cookies with browned butter frosting. CookiesRecipe
May 7, 2019

the BIRTHDAY BOMB: Cake Cookies with Browned Butter Frosting

Happy Birthday to Me! I've had the idea for a cookie called "The Birthday Bomb" for awhile now, so I figured what better time to make them than for my...
Coconut Rice Krispy treats with white chocolate. DessertsRecipe
April 28, 2019

Coconut White Chocolate Rice Krispy Treats

Coconut Confection How do you take a classic treat and make it even better? Just add coconut. No, really. Coconut is hands down one of my favorite things. SO good!...
The Thumbelina: blackberry almond thumbprint cookie with white chocolate drizzle. CookiesRecipe
April 1, 2019

the THUMBELINA: Almond Blackberry Thumbprint Cookie

Thumbelina, Thumbelina Here it is, folks. My first totally original recipe! Okay, well... I had to look up some recipes to try for a base, but besides that, it's all...
The Candy Man: peanut butter cookie with M&Ms and crushed pretzels, drizzled with chocolate. CookiesRecipe
March 16, 2019

the CANDY MAN: Loaded Peanut Butter Cookies

Peanut Butter, M&Ms, and Prezels... Tastebud Overload! Okay, people. This cookie is so dang flavorful. I adapted a great recipe from Sally's Baking Addiction by adding in some crushed pretzels...
The Shorty: Pistachio shortbread cookies with raspberry icing. CookiesRecipe
March 2, 2019

the SHORTY: Pistachio Shortbread Cookies with Raspberry Icing

Shortbread Made for a Queen This is the most delicious thing I've ever tasted, hands down. I found a rose pistachio shortbread cookie recipe online, but I'm not one for...
The Shirley Temple: a cookie with white chocolate, dried cherries, and almonds, with lime icing. CookiesRecipe
March 2, 2019

the SHIRLEY TEMPLE: White Chocolate, Almond Cookies with Lime Icing

All Aboard the Good Ship Lollipop! When I was looking for a recipe for a cookie that would taste just like my favorite bar drink, I knew it had to...
The Matcha Maker: a matcha green tea cake cookie dusted with confectioners' sugar. CookiesRecipe
October 2, 2017

the MATCHA MAKER: Matcha Tea Cake Cookies

Matcha Madness Matcha is all the buzz right now, and for good reason! It's mighty tasty and its health benefits are undeniable. So naturally, I decided to combine my love...