Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft and Spiced Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Soft and spiced Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies remind me of childhood and are the ideal way to end (or start) your day as fall takes over. I’ve been blogging for a really long time, almost 7 1/2 years! It’s funny seeing people’s reaction when they ask how long I’ve been blogging. Usually the average is […]

Apple Pie Crumb Bars

Apple Pie Crumb Bars with pecans

Apple Pie Crumb Bars have everything you love about apple pie – buttery dough, homemade pie filling, lots of spices – without needing to make a pie crust. Being the avid baker that I am, I’m often asked how am I not fat eating all of my baked goods (for the record, I’m not a […]

Rocky Road Cookie Fudge Bars + Cookbook Giveaway

Rocky Road Cookie Fudge Bars

Rocky Road Cookie Fudge Bars are decadent, rich cookie bars topped with chocolate-covered marshmallows and walnuts (plus a cookbook review of Dessert Mash-Ups). It’s no surprise that I love to combine two recipes into one – Strawberry Shortcake Cheesecake, Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownie Bites, Carrot Cake Cinnamon Rolls. I have nothing against the original recipes […]

Greek Sloppy Joes

Greek Sloppy Joes made with ground lamb, peperoncini, feta cheese, and cucumber yogurt sauce

Time to take your taste buds to Greece with these Greek Sloppy Joes made with ground lamb, peperoncini, feta cheese, and a homemade tzatziki (cucumber yogurt) sauce. As often as I cook with beef and chicken at home, I must admit lamb is my favorite meat. At first I only ate it for Easter where […]

Caramel Apple Pecan Cheesecake

Caramel Apple Pecan Cheesecake

Caramel Apple Pecan Cheesecake is a caramel cheesecake topped with cooked apples and pecans tossed in caramel sauce. The other day I decided to have a little fun and count how many cheesecake-related recipes I had on the blog and how many blocks of cream cheese I’ve used. The answer: 38 recipes and 63 blocks […]