That Skinny Chick Can Bake

Pumpkin Bars

There is finally a touch of fall in the air…and the cool crisp mornings have me thinking about my favorite autumn desserts. These Pumpkin Bars are at the top of the list. Some of my foodie...

S'mookies | All the amazing flavors of s'mores in gooey, chewy cookies

S’more Cookies (AKA S’mookies)

If you like s’mores, you will adore these…incredibly rich, gooey and yummy. These are made with graham cracker crumbs, chocolate chunks and mini-marshmallows. My baking friend, Danielle, was featuring these for her bake along...

Buttermilk Corn Muffin cut in half with a pat of butter on a square white plate

Buttermilk Corn Muffins

Tender, delicious Buttermilk Corn Muffins with enough sweetness to make them irresistible! They’re highly versatile besides being quick to throw together. Cornbread Muffins are an easy side when serving a game day bowl of chili...

Fudgy Brownies

Yeah, yeah, yeah…I know I have a zillion brownie posts. But I thought it might be fun to do a side by side comparison of brownies made with cocoa powder and those made with...

Crab Cakes with Avocado Aioli

When we first got married, the only seafood Bill would eat was salmon loaf and tuna casserole…I’m not even sure those qualify as seafood. Slowly, he’s expanded his repertoire to include salmon, shrimp and,...

Magic Raspberry Cookie Bars

I just love Magic Cookie Bars! Ooey, gooey and coconutty. But all I need is one or two nibbles and I’ve had my fill…and since the picky family won’t eat these, I have to...

Hummus | Classic Hummus simply flavored with lemon and garlic

Mim’s Lebanese Hummus

Mim’s  Lebanese Hummus is simply garbanzo beans, hummus, lemon, garlic, and salt, it’s heavenly! As a bonus, this Homemade Hummus is super easy to make.

Truffle Brownies Version 2~

So many brownie recipes, so little time! This one comes from the Hearty Boys, Chicago caterers who won The Next Food Network Star. The gang loved my earlier truffle brownies, and these are just...

Grilled Pork with Plum Sauce~

On a recent trip to northern Michigan, I found the elusive plum jam I needed for my first attempt at rugelach. A girlfriend bought some, too, but hers was for a favorite pork recipe...

Crispy Smashed Potatoes in a white bowl for featured image

Crispy Smashed Potatoes

My family goes nuts for these Crispy Smashed Potatoes and requests them frequently.  And making them is a breeze! This addictive roasted potato recipe was a hit from day one. Terrific with burgers, grilled meat...

Chocolate Silk with Berries

Chocolate Silk with Berries

Bill needed a dessert for a pitch in at work…I had lots of requests for a repeat performance of my carrot cake , but it was time to attempt something new. He vetoed my...