Classic Yellow Butter Cake with Fudgy Chocolate Icing

Classic Yellow Butter Cake with Chocolate Icing | Perfect cake for any celebration!

If you’re looking for the perfect celebratory cake, this Classic Yellow Butter Cake with Fudgy Chocolate Icing fits the bill with a tender, buttery cake and glossy, decadent frosting. Baked up for my daughter’s birthday, it’s doing double duty as part of an on-line baby shower for a sweet blogger friend, Angie of Big Bear’s […]

Best Game Day Snacks

15+ Game Day Snacks | The BEST Game Day Snacks for all your entertaining needs!

Whether you’re having a big football gathering or just a few friends over to watch the game, you’ll need to serve some of the best game day snacks. Thank goodness some of my favorite bloggers shared their favorite football entertaining recipes!

Fudgy Chocolate Sheet Cake with Cocoa Icing #ProgressiveEats

This Fudgy Chocolate Sheet Cake with Cocoa Icing is the perfect way to serve dessert to a crowd. Who doesn’t love a tender, frosted slice of chocolate cake??

Fudgy Brownie Trifle with Chocolate Mousse | 3 outrageously delicious layers plus chocolate curls!

Fudgy Brownie Trifle with Chocolate Mousse #SundaySupper

When a holiday or special event rolls around, a showstopping dessert like this Fudgy Brownie Trifle is a must!

Flourless Cake Chocolate from Princeville Hotel | 5 simple ingredients make for one decadent, outrageously delicious dessert!

Flourless Cake Chocolate from Princeville Hotel

A pound of butter, a pound and a quarter of chocolate, sugar and 7 eggs make for one out of this world Flourless Chocolate Cake!!! Bill didn’t want this one to leave the house!

Grilled Potato Packets with Shallots and Thyme

Grilled Potato Packets with Shallots and Thyme

When we have the boys home for dinner, potatoes are always on the menu. During the summer, I love to add these Grilled Potato Packets to the rotation. Simple and crispy, they are a fabulous addition to whatever is hot off the BBQ!

Levain Bakery Chocolate Chip Cookies | Huge chocolate chip cookies like the famous Levain Bakery cookies!

Levain Bakery Chocolate Chip Cookies #SundaySupper

At our house, dessert is a given. We are chocolate chip cookie aficionados and these Copycake Levain Bakery Chocolate Chip Cookies are always a hit! 

Best One Dish Meals | Delicious easy dinner recipes for back to school

Best One Dish Meals for Back to School

School is back in session and crazy schedules abound. It’s the perfect time for some of our Best One Dish Meals recipes!

Strawberry Buttermilk Scones | Incredible adaptation from baker Marion Cunningham

Strawberry Buttermilk Scones #TwelveLoaves #TuesdayswithDorie

These Strawberry Buttermilk Scones prove that you don’t need cream to create tender, moist scones! Strawberry Buttermilk Scones While Bill was hospitalized last month, I wanted to take some goodies to his stellar nursing staff. I got the bright idea to combine my Tuesdays with Dorie recipe for buttermilk scones with my Twelve Loaves theme […]

Cauliflower Bacon Gratin | Comforting cheesy cauliflower casserole

Cauliflower Bacon Gratin #SundaySupper

As autumn grows closer, our side dishes change from light to more hearty. This cheesy Cauliflower Bacon Gratin is perfect when there’s a chill in the air, both comforting and delicious!

Caramel Frosted Chocolate Chip Butterscotch Bars

Caramel Frosted Chocolate Chip Butterscotch Bars #SkinnyTip

Is He Crazy? When the hubby mentioned he needed to pick up a relish tray from the grocery store for the picnic we were to attend, I gave him one of my wifely looks. What the heck!? Does he not remember that I’m a food blogger? I immediately replied that they’d probably prefer a homemade dessert more than […]

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

This magnificent carrot cake has been a favorite since I tasted it decades ago. Chock full of pecans, coconut and pineapple, and iced with decadent cream cheese frosting, every bite is sublime. I just adore carrot cake…especially ones with crushed pineapple and coconut. And anything with cream cheese frosting is tops in my book! The […]

Oatmeal Cookies with Chocolate Chunks, Pecans, and Dried Cherries~

My dad has a birthday this week, so my 3 sisters and I are all traveling to Iowa to celebrate his big day.  One is flying in from Seattle, one from Denver, one from Madison…and my daughter and I will drive in from Indianapolis.  With my mom in a care facility, we will surely find […]

Twix Bars | When chocolate, caramel and shortbread combine!!

Better Than Twix Bars

New photo! Nice to see I’ve developed some camera skills! But these  Better Than Twix Bars are spectacular no matter what yours look like! Old photos! I was invited to join Weekend Blog Showcase…where bloggers feature a recipe from another blog each weekend. I was already planning to try Danielle’s Better Than Twix Bars so […]