I have always loved homemade bread. Often I will ask my husband if he would rather have a cookie or fresh, hot out of the oven homemade bread. He usually acts a little offended that I would ask such a question. Nothing will ever beat a delectable cookie for him. For me, though, it’s hard… Continue reading Strawberry Knots
Buttery croissants baked in a rich egg custard. This makes the perfect breakfast for any holiday or special occasion.
When I was growing up, my mom would take us strawberry picking every spring. It was an activity that I always looked forward to. One year, when visiting my mom, we took my two older kids (and only kids at the time) to pick strawberries. It was hot and muggy! My almost 2-year-old son did… Continue reading Angel Food Cake
Everyone is always making banana bread. We’ve made it so much now, that my kids turn their noses up to it. I decided to switch it up a bit and instead made this almond poppyseed bread. My one daughter, who loves any type of homemade bread, was furious I gave one of these three loaves… Continue reading Almond Poppyseed Bread (with Orange Glaze)
Make New York Style bagels at home with this easy and delicious recipe.
Perfectly lemony lemon bars on the best shortbread crust ever. These lemon bars come together so quickly, so they are perfect for any spring or summer treat.
Cheesecake batter mixed with a white chocolate ganache and swirled with fresh raspberry puree. The crushed Oreo crust gives these white chocolate raspberry cheesecake bars the perfect crunch.
My brother married into a family that celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a legit Irish meal. I actually lived with them for 6 months while I was engaged, and got to witness the celebrations first hand. Every year, the dad takes off work so he can spend the day cooking traditional Irish food. While I… Continue reading Banoffee Pie Cookies
While this may look like a Christmas recipe, I think it is one that can be made year-round! Seriously, how can you say no to a chocolate and cherry combo? This recipe is from my sister. She probably loves to bake just as much as I do. I found that these cookies come together really… Continue reading Chocolate Cherry Fudge Cookies
I grew up in Southern Virginia where the rolling hills are green, the accents are thick, and the biscuits are plentiful. There are several fast food restaurants devoted to serving up fresh, hot buttery biscuits. One of these restaurants, Bojangles to be exact, is our absolute favorite. Not only are the biscuits perfect in every… Continue reading Iced Blueberry Biscuits