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Baking, Brownies

Quarantine Brownies

 

 The invention of this recipe started with too many leftover egg whites after I made pastry cream. I had to come up with something to do with them, because I didn’t just want to throw them out. So, I did what everyone else would do, I googled “what can I […]

Baking, Bread

Cheesy Herb Beer Bread

 

 Now that a majority of people are social distancing at home, and doing their best to stay inside, baking seems to have soared in popularity. My Instagram feed is filled with pictures of baked goods, and the most popular thing people seem to be baking is bread. So much so […]

Baking, Cookies

Cinnamon Roll Cookies

 

 These cookies are very easy to make and taste just like little cinnamon rolls. They use a sugar cookie dough filled with cinnamon sugar and drizzled with icing. If you want to save time, you can buy sugar cookie mix from the store and prepare it with the package directions, […]

Baking, Muffins

Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

 

 These delicious Chocolate Banana Muffins have won me blue ribbons at both the county and state fair for best muffin. They manage to retain the banana flavor, even though chocolate can usually tend to be overwhelming. They are easy to make and will impress anyone you feed them to.

Baking, Cookies

Cherry Vanilla Cookies

 

  When my co-workers birthday was coming up, I had to try to come up with something she would like as a treat. She hates chocolate, so that left out a lot of things I usually make. I remembered that she told me that her favorite ice cream flavor was […]

Baking, Cookies

Lemon Bar Cookies

 

 I love lemon bars, but they can be so messy to eat. I was trying to come up with a way to eat them without getting my hands all sticky, and these little cookie cups are the best way to solve this problem! They have the taste of a lemon […]

Appetizers, snacks

Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

 

  I’m trying to eat healthier snacks, because Cheetos arent usually the best option lol. I love chickpeas, so I decided to try to make my own roasted chickpeas. These are super easy to make and delicious. You can really use whatever spices on them that you like. For mine […]

Baking, Brownies

Boozy Irish Brownies

 

  These brownies are a delicious layer of Guinness brownies topped with Bailey’s frosting and Jameson ganache. These are similar to the Irish cake I made back in March, except these are a lot easier to make. They use a boxed brownie mix, and the same ganache and frosting as […]

Appetizers

Prosciutto Pinwheels

 

  This is an incredibly easy appetizer to make that is always a hit. Ingredients 1 (17.5 ounce) package frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed 6 ounces prosciutto, thinly sliced 6 ounces sliced swiss cheese 2 teaspoons honey mustard 2 teaspoons raspberry preserves Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 […]

Entrees, Pasta

Baked Ziti

 

  I layer my baked ziti like you would a lasagna, so that all the flavors don’t mix together too much and become a saucy mess. You can use this recipe as a make ahead option by freezing the casserole until you want to eat it by stopping right before […]

Baking, Brownies

Butterscotch Marshmallow Brownies

 

  I have been making these brownies ever since I was a little girl. They are super easy to make, and come out gooey and delicious. Ingredients 1/2 cup salted butter 1 cup butterscotch chips 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon […]

Baking, Cakes

Peach Upside Down Cake

 

  I love peaches. They are my favorite fruit, and every year I look forward to the day when the peaches are finally ripe at the local farms and I can go buy them. Once they are finally available, I tend to buy way too many and then need to […]

Appetizers

Deviled Eggs

 

  I think deviled eggs might have been the first thing I every really cooked. My mom would always make them, so I used to help her, starting when I was a little girl. Eventually I became the person who would make all the deviled eggs for special occasions and […]

Appetizers

Buffalo Chicken Dip

 

  My husband loves everything that is buffalo chicken flavored. So with him in mind, and my in-laws coming over for dinner, I wanted to  make something they would all enjoy. This layered dip is incredibly simple and quick to make, and was a huge hit. I dont really like […]

Entrees

Chicken Kiev

 

  My father always used to make Chicken Kiev whenever we were having a special meal at home. I loved cutting into the chicken and seeing all the delicious butter just ooze out. It was one of my favorite meals, so for my birthday I always requested he make it. […]

Baking, Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

 

  This is my absolute favorite recipe for chocolate chip cookies. They are crispy on the outside and soft in the middle and everyone gobbles them up when I bring them places. In fact, I brought these cookies on my first date with my fiance to give to him. So […]

Appetizers, Uncategorized

Artichoke Dip

 

  I started making this recipe a few years ago when I was looking for something to make as an appetizer for thanksgiving. It was a huge hit, people request it often, and now I make it for pretty much all social events. You can serve it with crackers or […]

Baking, Cakes

Boozy Irish Cake

 

 In honor of St. Patrick’s day, I made a cake with all components of the famous cocktail: Guinness, Irish Cream and Jameson. This cake is absolutely delicious, and despite the alcohol content isn’t overwhelming at all. For my version, I baked a chocolate cake with Guinness in it, topped it […]