bars · cookies

Sugar Cookie Bars with the BEST frosting EVER.

Sugar Cookie Bars with the BEST frosting EVER Are you ever in the mood for soft, yummy sugar cookies with frosting and sprinkles, but you just don’t have the energy to roll out, cut out, and frost those individual cookies? I give you your solution: Frosted Sugar Cookies… in BAR form. No more hassle, no… Continue reading Sugar Cookie Bars with the BEST frosting EVER.

Healthy and Delicious · Side Dishes & Salads

Asian Chicken Salad with Ginger-Peanut Dressing

Asian Chicken Salad with Ginger-Peanut Dressing I love Asian slaw. First off, it is far less boring than your normal, run of the mill cole-slaw.  And second, it is a colorful, and very healthy meal with such amazing flavors that even my two year old will eat it.  With her hands, even. Exhibit A: I like to add shredded… Continue reading Asian Chicken Salad with Ginger-Peanut Dressing


Strawberries & Cream Tarts

Strawberries and Cream Tarts Today, I discovered strawberry whipped cream. I imagined all kinds of delicious uses for it.  Poundcake.  Scones.  Cupcakes.  A frozen daquiri. Or tarts. Delicious cream filled, fresh fruit tarts. I cheated and used refrigerated pie crust today.  So this recipes was pretty much effortless. I love things that are elegant and… Continue reading Strawberries & Cream Tarts


Strawberry Whipped Cream

I got the idea for Strawberry whipped cream from The Cupcake Project. I mean, what goes better together than strawberries and whipped cream? What’s not to like?  So why not add them together? This would be fabulous on a piece of poundcake, in a tart, on a white cupcake, or even on a blended strawberry… Continue reading Strawberry Whipped Cream


Homemade Cinnamon Butter Braid

Homemade cinnamon butter braid I heart all things cinnamon and sugar.  It’s a sickness really.  We’re talking I walk by the Little Debbie Honey Buns in the grocery store and I’m actually tempted to buy them.  Haven’t actually done it yet, but you get the picture. Another thing I am constantly seeing, near the Little… Continue reading Homemade Cinnamon Butter Braid

Dinners · Healthy and Delicious · Seafood

Toasted Sesame Ginger Salmon

Toasted Sesame Ginger Salmon Let me start off by saying that the marinade for this salmon was so good, I wanted to eat it with a spoon. Not to mention the honey glaze. I am not a big seafood lover.  I eat halibut & salmon.  That’s it.  But I looooove me some salmon, and I’m… Continue reading Toasted Sesame Ginger Salmon

Cakes and Cupcakes · Desserts

Apple Sharlotka

Apple Sharlotka There is nothing I love more than when I see a picture of something I want to make, check it out, and discover I have all of the ingredients in my pantry already.  Those simple, wholesome, basic recipes are often the best.  I’m not a fancy baker: You won’t see lavendar cupcakes or saffron anything coming… Continue reading Apple Sharlotka