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Cheesy Spinach Souffle

This Cheesy Spinach Souffle was a childhood favorite. My mom’s version was made with processed cheese, but I’ve updated the recipe with chunks of sharp cheddar. This spinach casserole is now a holiday tradition...

Classic Pumpkin Pie - Libby's pumpkin pie on steroids

Pumpkin Pie

The boys and I are heading to Iowa to visit my parents for Thanksgiving.  Hubby is staying home with Katie as she recently got a job (hooray!), and needs to be at work at...

Cranberry Cognac Trifle

Cranberry Cognac Trifle

This elegant Cranberry Cognac Trifle is a show stopping holiday dessert! Cranberry Cognac Trifle My dad took a sabbatical in Glasgow, Scotland, nearly 20 years ago, and one of their lovely neighbors invited us...

Chocolate Brownies~

My friend, Suzanne, uses the recipe on the back of  Ghirardelli’s Sweet Ground Chocolate as her go to brownies.  Nick was having a couple friends over, so I needed to whip up something for...

Challah~

The smell of yeast proofing and bread baking brings me back to the kitchen of my childhood.  My mom took some classes with Maurice, the chef of Copper Kettle in Aspen, during one of...

Basque Cake

Basque Cake

      I just couldn’t resist including this photo of Lambeau…her team won today! I had my first taste of this deliciously buttery  Basque cake last weekend…and from the instant I took a...

Marie-Hélène’s Apple Cake

Marie-Hélène’s Apple Cake…week 5 of French Fridays with Dorie It’s time for another recipe from Dorie Greenspan’s Around My French Table…and I’ve been waiting for this rustic apple cake since starting this cooking adventure. ...

Chocolate Ginger Cookies | Crackled spiced cookies with chunks of semi-sweet chocolate

Chocolate Ginger Cookies

Chocolate Ginger Cookies have chunks of luscious semi-sweet chocolate in every spicy bite! These over the top gingerbread cookies were divine!   This combination of ginger and chocolate brings the best of both worlds...