Spiced Chocolate Chip Pancakes with Homemade Caramel Syrup

Chocolate chip pancakes – it’s something I request when I stay at my parents. I rarely eat a nice breakfast during the week, usually just a bagel when I’m at work. The weekends are reserved for an actual sit-down breakfast, which usually consists of hash browns, bacon, and either these Spiced Chocolate Chip Pancakes or […]

Gingerbread Marshmallow Cheesecake Dip

It’s not very often I have people visit other than my parents. Either everyone is busy with their families or nobody is willing to drive out to see me. A group of us girls at work were finally getting together to watch Magic Mike, which we missed when it was at the theater. Since I […]

Peach and Cherry Gingerbread Cobbler

A warm-from-the-oven gingerbread cobbler made with peach and cherry pie filling makes holiday parties and get-togethers easier to entertain. Now that it is November, the holidays are quickly approaching. You need to shop. You need to bake cookies. You need to put up the tree. You need to make dinner for house guests. You need […]

Cheesecake Stuffed Peaches

I was absolutely thrilled when I found out this month’s Crazy Cooking Challenge (CCC) was cheesecake. I am a cheesecake queen over here. I have an entire category dedicated to this dessert plus I am (hopefully) helping people conquer their cheesecake-making fears. Instead of birthday cakes, I make birthday cheesecakes. I make big cheesecakes, small […]

Espresso Soufflé

“Learn how to cook, try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, BE FEARLESS and above all, have fun!” ~ Julia Child What is on your culinary bucket list? Mine contains soufflé. You always hear chefs on TV complaining about how hard soufflés are and that people are sent home for it. If professional chefs can’t […]