Early March was a long time ago, wasn’t it? My thoughts were certainly not on quarantines and social isolation. But, I did know that St. Patrick’s Day was coming up. I found a bottle of whiskey at my home. I don’t know when or how I came to possess it considering the fact that I don’t drink whiskey. It’s OLD. Continue reading
Single- or small-serving dessert recipes are often hard to come by. But if you just want something for yourself, or you and your +1, it’s often impractical to bake an entire cake. It’s not uncommon that I find myself either taking a pie to work because I wanted one slice, or I have tons of cookies in the freezer to eat one or two at a time.
If you’ve had your fill of Christmas Cookies and need to mix it up a bit, I’ve got a great recipe for you. These Pear Butter Cupcakes do require a bit of extra effort due to the fact that you have to make the pear butter and add it to the center of the cupcake, but I think they’re worth it. Continue reading
I love brownies, but here’s the secret—the ones made from a box are 99% of the time better than brownies made from scratch. I know, blasphemy. So, for that reason, I rarely bake brownies unless I’m really trying to re-convince myself that they are worth my time. These non-brownies, though—aka blondies—are a nice bar that you can’t get from a shelf-stable box. They’re a bit chewy, a bit dense, and lasted only a hot second when I took them into work. Continue reading
This post is less about a recipe and more about fun. Most readers will have already made krispy treats. These are a variation of that, intended to make children (or the young at heart) smile. If you know how to make krispy treats and you have a springform pan, this should be a breeze. Continue reading
Last month I focused on strawberries, and this month it’s blueberries! I really can’t get enough of fruits and berries in the summertime. And I’m not talking about supermarket berries – I mean farmers market berries, pick-your-own berries, berries from your garden. The burst of flavor that they provide is so delicious! This month I’ve made a fresh Blueberry Marshmallow Crumb Bar. This recipe is easy to make, but most importantly – you don’t have to turn on your oven! Perfect for the steamy days of summer. Continue reading