Top 15: Not Your Mama’s S’mores Recipes

I know, s’mores are a childhood classic, but tell me I’m not the only one who is over eating them (and over-eating them) the same way every time? Well, I know I’m not because I keep seeing amazingly unique and mouthwatering s’more variations all over the food blogosphere.  Here are fifteen of my favorites. I… [read more]

Ina Garten’s Fresh Fruit Tart

I really enjoy making fruit tarts, even if they are a labor of love.  When I was growing impatient waiting to give birth to my second child, Maverick, I started baking these fruit tarts to pass the time.  I needed something to take my mind off the fact that he was not in any rush… [read more]

Grandma’s Cheesecake

I’m not a huge cheesecake fan, I like it and all, but most of the time it is too rich and thick for me (yes, I’m talking about you, Cheesecake Factory). However, my grandma’s cheesecake recipe does not suffer from such problems and it is pretty much the perfect cheesecake.  I dare you to make… [read more]

Guilty Pleasures: Cinnamon Crumb Banana Bread

I don’t make a lot of breads, but I had some soft bananas that I didn’t want to waste and decided to make this cinnamon crumb banana bread.  I was not disappointed… it was more like coffee cake than your typical banana bread and the whole family loved it.  I think this will be my… [read more]

Top 10: Baked Donuts

I love a good donut but hate that you have no idea what is inside most donuts and the tired and gross feeling I normally have after I eat one.  My kids also love donuts, it makes them so happy in the moment but it also makes them super crazy afterwards; I never really understood… [read more]