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 […]

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 […]

Mini Pumpkin Oreo Cheesecakes

Mini Pumpkin Oreo Cheesecakes

Mini Pumpkin Oreo Cheesecakes are festive little treats without too much fuss. Serve this black and orange dessert for Halloween or as an alternative to pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving. When it comes to decorating desserts for the holidays, well, let’s just say I know my weaknesses. Some bakers are a natural at decorating. They can […]

Butternut Squash, Spinach, and Mushroom Penne Alfredo

Butternut Squash, Spinach, and Mushroom Penne Alfredo

Winter squash is now in abundance, so stop by your local farmer’s market then make this Butternut Squash, Spinach, and Mushroom Penne Alfredo for dinner. Once upon a time, this blog used to be my escape from adult responsibilities. I could do and say what I wanted when I wanted, and nobody could stop me. […]