Bananas Foster #SundaySupper

Bananas Foster | A simple, classic New Orleans dessert. Perfect for Mardi Gras!

With Mardi Gras just days away, I thought I’d practice my flambe skills and whip up Bananas Foster, a classic New Orleans dessert.

Homemade Sausage Mushroom Pizza

Sausage Mushroom Pizza | Made with a fabulous homemade, yeast dough crust

I’ve used a lot of cheater pizza crusts over the years, but I’ve finally found a recipe that’s worth the extra effort. I whipped up this Homemade Sausage Mushroom pizza from scratch, down to the homemade yeast dough!

How to Make Chocolate Shards

How to Make Chocolate Shards

Making big, beautiful chocolate curls to garnish a dessert can be daunting. These Chocolate Shards are super easy to create and make for an elegant, impressive presentation!

Raspberry Topped Lemon Soufflés | An exquisite citrus dessert

Raspberry Topped Lemon Soufflés #ProgressiveEats

Winter is the time to focus on citrus, and these Raspberry Topped Lemon Soufflés made for an exquisite January dessert.

Potato Blue Cheese Tartlets | An easy, elegant and hearty appetizer!

Potato Blue Cheese Tartlets #SundaySupper #GameDayIdahoPotatoes

My family is glued to the TV every weekend during football season. For the big game, I will whip up these easy, yet elegant Potato Blue Cheese Tartlets. This post is sponsored by the Idaho® Potato Commission in conjunction with a social media campaign through Sunday Supper LLC. All opinions are my own. Scroll down for an […]

Chiles Rellenos Casserole | A super easy version of the classic Tex-Mex dish

Chiles Rellenos Casserole

A super simple Tex-Mex dish, this Chiles Rellenos Casserole is pure comfort food!

Gooey Butter Bars | An easy, semi-homemade family favorite!

Gooey Butter Bars

Time was tight and dessert options were short. I turned to an old, semi-homemade recipe for Gooey Butter Bars for a quick and easy treat.

Cookie Dough Dip | A dreamy dip filled with chocolate chips and toffee pieces!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip

Whether or not you indulge in cookie dough when you’re baking, you’ll fall hard for this decadent Cookie Dough Dip! I’m republishing this recipe from 2012. It deserves a second look! Cookie Dough Dip I love cookie dough as much or more than cookies! Many times I’ve made the huge sacrifice of giving up cookie dough for […]

Quintuple Chocolate Brownies #SecretRecipeClub

I’m back! After taking a couple months off for the holidays, I’m here for my one final Secret Recipe Club post. I started with this group the month after its inception, but I’ve made the difficult decision to cut way back on my group involvement. These Quintuple Chocolate Brownies were the perfect way to salute […]

Cioccolata Calda~

The wonderful friends who showed up to bake with me today (minus one late arrival!). As the days grow shorter, the morning air has the cool crispness that only autumn can bring. I love warming my hands around a cup of tea to start my day, but I thought hot chocolate would be a special […]

Cranberry Cognac Trifle

Cranberry Cognac Trifle

My dad took a sabbatical in Glasgow, Scotland, nearly 20 years ago…and that’s where I had my first trifle.  Fresh raspberries from the bushes in the back yard, Bird’s custard, plus cake and jam were transformed into this incredible dessert.  I’ve made a few since then, but this Cranberry Cognac Trifle from Gourmet caught my […]

Garlicky Crumb-Coated Broccoli~

Broccoli makes an appearance on our menu frequently, so this week, my family actually ate our French Friday dish without a grumble. It’s not uncommon for me to toss broccoli florets with minced garlic, lemon zest, salt and butter, so these flavors were all accepted by my picky crew. The broccoli was cut into spears, […]

Skillet S'mores Dip | Chocolate ganache topped with roasted marshmallow with graham cracker dippers

Skillet S’mores Dip

An easy, decadent summer dessert, this Skillet S’mores Dip will delight the kid in you! S’mores Dip I’d seen recipes for this sort of dip floating around the Internet—mostly composed of just a bag of chocolate chips and some larger or jumbo marshmallows. I decided to make a ganache instead, adding just one more step […]

Sweet and Spicy Cocktail Nuts~

Sweet and Spicy Cocktail Nuts…French Fridays with Dorie It’s a new month of French Fridays with Dorie Greenspan’s fabulous recipes from Around My French Table.  I have my first of two holiday cookie exchanges this week and I thought the sweet and spicy cocktail nuts would be a perfect hostess gift.  I used whole cashews […]