Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving) · pies

Crustless Cranberry Pie

Make this crustless cranberry pie, and it will will be the best thing you put in your mouth this fall. And, wait for it…. It will be the easiest dessert you throw together this fall, too. It is all the things that make a dessert great.  Sweet and tart.  Moist and crunchy.  So many flavors… Continue reading Crustless Cranberry Pie

Desserts · pies

Coconut Cream Pie

Oh my, oh my, this is my favorite recipe for Coconut Cream Pie! I found it on allrecipes years ago and have tweaked it here and there, and now it is my go-to recipe. Ingredients: 1 nine inch pie crust, baked and cooled. (my recipe here) 1 cup sweetened, flaked coconut 3 cups half and… Continue reading Coconut Cream Pie

Desserts

My Favorite Pie Crust

I have been on quite the pie making journey for the last year in particular and have finally settled on my absolute favorite pie crust, so I thought I should share it with you all.  My go-to used to be Crisco’s classic pie crust. I discovered all butter crust had a nicer flavor, but was… Continue reading My Favorite Pie Crust

Cakes and Cupcakes · Desserts

Chocolate Salted Peanut Butter Cupcakes

I feel like the photos of these cupcakes pretty much speak for themselves, but just in case: The most moist, chocolatey cake ever.  A salted, peanut butter, Reeses type frosting.  A rich, semisweet chocolate ganache, topped with a peanut butter cup. It is hard to stop at just one! INGREDIENTS: For the cupcakes: 2 cups… Continue reading Chocolate Salted Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Appetizers and Dips

Whipped Feta Dip

My Aunt and Uncle have a house with a dock on Lake Washington, and every summer, they generously host us for “dock days” where they take us boating, tubing, water skiing, and where we jump off the dock into the clean, cool water and swim (and jump on the water trampoline) to our hearts’ content.… Continue reading Whipped Feta Dip

cookies · Desserts

Momofuku’s Cornflake Chocolate Chip Marshmallow Cookies

 A bowl of cereal, a s’more, and a cookie, all rolled into one- that’s the way Martha Stewart herself describes the famous cookies from Momofuku’s Milk Bar Bakery.  And that’s exactly what they are. My husband came home from work last week describing this cookie, and we immediately started googling.  We found so many different… Continue reading Momofuku’s Cornflake Chocolate Chip Marshmallow Cookies