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Entrees, Pasta

Fettuccine with Mushroom Cream Sauce

 

 Cream sauce is my favorite kind of sauce. If it was healthier, I would probably put a cream sauce on everything. This mushroom cream sauce is undoubtably the best mushroom sauce Ive ever had. Because it includes white wine, chicken broth and heavy cream it has a really great flavor […]

Baking, Brownies

Caramel Pretzel Brownies

 

 So last week was my brother’s birthday, and I wanted to make him something that I knew he would love. And he loves chocolate and caramel. At first I thought I should try to make salted caramel brownies, they are delicious and everyone loves them, but I didn’t have any […]

Baking, Bars

Berry Crumble Bars

 

 To me, spring means it’s fresh berry season. Beautiful strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries can all be bought at local farmers markets. My absolute favorite berry is strawberry, so I get really excited when it gets to be spring in NJ and the strawberries come into season. I decided this […]

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, 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 […]