Baking, Holidays

Classic Pecan Pie with Homemade Whipped Cream

Thanksgiving is a time of many desserts for families across America… you have apple pie, pumpkin pie, cheesecake, and maybe something chocolatey…but my absolute favorite was one that we only got to enjoy on Thanksgiving day. The one I dreamed about all year long was a good ol’… Classic Pecan Pie topped with Homemade Whipped Cream.… Read More Classic Pecan Pie with Homemade Whipped Cream

Baking, Holidays

All-American Classic Apple Crumble Pie

Looking for a great Thanksgiving, 4th of July, Christmas or any holiday dessert? This is it!… Read More All-American Classic Apple Crumble Pie

Baking

Single Serving Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie

Why is a Single Serving Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie perfect for me? Ever since having Grace, I’ve noticed an increase in my chocolate intake.  I was never a chocolate lover…but now? I can snack on that stuff all day long.  Soon after she was born, I started making loads of chocolate chip cookies: specifically… Read More Single Serving Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie

Dinner

Tater Tot Chicken Pot Pie Hot Dish

A warm, comforting and hearty dish for Fall… Full of veggies like carrots and peas as well as a good deal of chicken, this one is a favorite!… Read More Tater Tot Chicken Pot Pie Hot Dish

Baking, Holidays

Applesauce Walnut Spice Cake with Cinnamon Buttercream

What if I told you could make a really delicious, flavorful cake with a boxed cake mix? Using Applesauce, Walnuts Spice Cake and more! Yeah, I know, seems like “cheating” in the baking realm, but I think it’s fair game.  I mean, we are adding more ingredients, so it’s not totally a boxed cake mix….right?!… Read More Applesauce Walnut Spice Cake with Cinnamon Buttercream

Baking

Glazed Pumpkin Pecan Streusel Loaf

A delicious cross between a cake and bread, this loaf will have you coming back for seconds (and thirds!).… Read More Glazed Pumpkin Pecan Streusel Loaf

Dinner, Fall Favorites

Butternut Squash Tortellini

Taste Fall with this delicious pasta dish. A little bit salty and a little bit sweet, this is the perfect balance that your family will love!… Read More Butternut Squash Tortellini

Baking, Chocolate

Nutella Stuffed Double Dark Chocolate Chip Muffins

A dense, chewy dark chocolate muffin, chock full with Nutella and chocolate chunks. It doesn’t get any better!… Read More Nutella Stuffed Double Dark Chocolate Chip Muffins

Dinner

Parmesan Garlic Risotto

What’s for dinner? These days, dinner is pretty unpredictable.  With a new baby, some nights we are having cereal or grilled cheeses and on easier days, we are able to cook up something fancier. Since Mikey is home between 3-5 days each week, we are able to get creative.  One of our very favorite meals… Read More Parmesan Garlic Risotto