That Skinny Chick Can Bake
Bowl of cheese puff with chive and thyme garnishes

Gougères AKA French Cheese Puffs

Gougères AKA French Cheese Puffs are a savory cream puff, or pâte à choux, flavored with Gruyere cheese. A marvelous starter for when you have company! I’ve been making cream puffs since I was a...

Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon

Cedar Plank Salmon

This Cedar Plank Salmon is made with a simple marinade and cooking technique that imparts a complex, irresistible flavor. Plank Grilling Salmon changed our grilling routine about 10 years ago. Besides the smokey flavors...

Gruyere Potato Cakes | Cheesy, herbed mashed potatoes fried to perfection

Gruyere Potato Cakes

These Gruyere Potato Cakes are a splendid side dish on their own or tasty appetizer topped with creme fraiche, herbs, and even smoked salmon. Gruyere Potato Cakes Lambeau, our furry family member, loves when...

A piece of carrot cake on a plate

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'mores Cookies on a white plate over a red napkin

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! So versatile and quick to throw together. Cornbread Muffins are an easy side when serving a game day bowl of chili or a...

A piece of fudgy brownie on a plate

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...

one crab cake on a white plate garnished with a lime slice and ailoli

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,...

Raspberry Magic cookie bar on a white plate

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 Recipe is super easy to make. You’ll want to make another batch as soon...