That Skinny Chick Can Bake

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 Hummus

Mim’s  Hummus is the first I ever made. Simply garbanzo beans, hummus, lemon, garlic, and salt, it’s heavenly! Hummus Your Way Whether you use this as a dip or spread, this hummus is perfection....

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 smashed potato recipe was a hit from day one. Terrific with burgers, grilled meat or...

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...

Classic Lava Cakes Recipe | Individual Chocolate Cakes filled with molten chocolate "lava."

Classic Lava Cakes Recipe

My family fell hard for lava cakes from their first bites. My quest for the perfect version lead me to this fabulous Classic Lava Cakes Recipe. Classic Lava Cakes Recipe Who can resist a...

Teriyaki Kabobs

We love using our charcoal grill in the summer…and the fall, winter and spring! And although burgers are fine with just some salt and pepper, nothing enhances the barbecue experience like a fabulous marinade....

Lemon Meringue Pie | Luscious lemon filled pastry crust topped with a pillow of fluffy meringue

Mile High Lemon Meringue Pie

The towering meringue topping is the classic indicator of a true Mile High Lemon Meringue Pie, though the luscious lemon filling is just as important! Photo updated in 2015 I used to peruse the...

Fresh Corn Cakes

It was a fabulous season for corn on the cob…super sweet and tender. Our favorite produce stand will be closed for the season in a week, so I purchased a few ears of corn...

Ganache Topped Cheesecake Bars

The guys in this family would choose chocolate over cheesecake every.single.time…the deeper, more intense the flavor, the better. I’d much rather have a fruity dessert or cheesecake. This recipe was chosen by a friend,...