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!

Tagalong Cookie Bars | All the amazing flavors of our favorite Peanut Butter, & Chocolate Girl Scout cookie!

Tagalong Cookie Bars #TwoSweetiePies

All the incredible flavors of one of our favorite Girl Scout Cookies in these spectacular Tagalong Cookie Bars!

Waffles and Cream | Light and crisp dessert waffles served with whipped cream

Waffles and Cream #FrenchFridayswithDorie

We are winding down with our last few French Fridays with Dorie recipes, and happy for a break  from the fish and aspic to focus on Waffles and Cream for dessert. Would He or Wouldn’t He? Bill, AKA the picky hubby, has not liked my homemade waffles thus far. I’ve whipped up egg whites to create fluffy […]

Flourless Chocolate Cake with Ganache Topping | Uber rich and chocolaty and gluten free!

Flourless Chocolate Cake with Ganache Topping

At our house, a chocolate cake is always devoured in record time. This Flourless Chocolate Cake with Ganache Topping certainly hit the mark: rich, irresistible and uber chocolaty!

25+ 4th of July Recipes | Inspiration for all the patriotic holidays!

25+ 4th of July Recipes

It’s hard to believe Independence Day is right around the corner. We have our annual neighborhood gathering, and I desperately need to plan my menu. I hope these 25+ 4th of July Recipes from my blogger friends will inspire you, too. Time to stock up on berries, red white and blue sprinkles and more!!

Chicken Pot Pie with Goat Cheese Biscuits

Chicken Pot Pie with Herbed Goat Cheese Biscuits #ImprovChallenge

We’ve had some heartbreaking news about a cherished family member. Bill has had an especially tough time…and needed some comfort food. This month’s Improv Challenge ingredients are peas and carrots, so his favorite chicken pot pie came to mind. I’ve made this recipe numerous times…topping with puff pastry rounds or biscuits. I had a log […]

Sausage, Pepper, Mushroom Fettuccine

Sausage, Pepper, Mushroom Fettuccine #SkinnyTip

I’ve been making this Sausage, Pepper, Mushroom Fettuccine for decades. Creamy sauce plus spicy sausage and vegetables makes for pure comfort food. Destined to Be a Food Blogger When I had a toddler and a newborn at home many years ago, I found much pleasure in watching cooking shows on TV. This was way before […]