Cakes and Cupcakes · chocolate

Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake

Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake I consistently think only of this when I hear the words “Bundt Cake:” “What is it?”  “It’s a bundt.”“A bun?“BundT!”“A bondt?”“BundT!  Buuuunnnndddddtttt!”“Oooohhhhh!! I know! It’s a CAKE!” (to friend) “There’s a hole in this cake….” And I especially love when the mom puts a flour pot in the middle and the… Continue reading Chocolate Sour Cream Bundt Cake

Appetizers and Dips

Homemade Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

Homemade Mozzarella Cheese Sticks My husband loves Mozzarella cheese sticks and he’s been requesting them lately.  Mozzarella, dipped in breading and then deep fried into melty goodness.  Definitely not an every day, or even every month calorie splurge, but something that when I’m pregnant, I can really get behind. This was my first attempt at… Continue reading Homemade Mozzarella Cheese Sticks


Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies Monday night around 11pm, I was just about to turn in and I saw a Facebook post from (probably my very favorite blogger) The Girl Who Ate Everything for some Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies.  This combination sounded so glorious to my 8 month pregnant mind that I literally almost ditched… Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Dinners · Soups

Mimi’s Cafe Corn Chowder

One of my favorite places to grab a meal when I’m at Disneyland is Mimi’s Cafe.  It is outside of the park, near my favorite off-site hotel, the Howard Johnson Anaheim.  They have very good food at very reasonable prices, and they have a carrot raisin bread and a corn chowder that I would eat… Continue reading Mimi’s Cafe Corn Chowder


Homemade Glazed & Sugar Doughnuts

We’re finally having our first snow day here in Seattle… and I’m makin’ doughnuts! I’m making them just like my mom used to make when I was a kid.  Fried biscuit dough covered in granulated sugar (my fave) and also glazed (my husband’s fave) My daughter loved them too, but doesn’t like to get messy,… Continue reading Homemade Glazed & Sugar Doughnuts


Homemade Fried Ice Cream

Fried Ice Cream Fried Ice Cream is one of my very favorite desserts, and something that I don’t have very often, mainly because you have to go to a Mexican restaurant to get it, and by the time I’m done eating at one of those I am usually too stuffed for dessert. When I was… Continue reading Homemade Fried Ice Cream

bars · Desserts

Blackberry Crumb Bars

Blackberry Crumb Bars As I mentioned in my homemade blackberry jam post, I love blackberries.  Love them.  My absolute very favorite thing to make out of blackberries is blackberry crisp. This is the perfect way to make blackberry crisp a little more elegant.  In bar form. I was looking for something to do with the… Continue reading Blackberry Crumb Bars