Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving) · pies

Brown Sugar Pie

It’s almost November!! I feel like I should say that louder because I am so happy about it.  YOU GUYS, IT’S ALMOST NOVEMBER!!   !!!!!!! This is probably my favorite month of the year.  Starbucks Christmas cups.  Christmas carols.  Turkey.  Family.  Thanksgiving.  Cutting down my Christmas tree and decorating it with the kids. Oh yeah, and… Continue reading Brown Sugar Pie

Breads · cinnamon rolls · Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Pumpkin Caramel Monkey Bread

I very rarely make Monkey Bread around here because it is VERY dangerous. Case in point: I just had to try this pumpkin caramel monkey bread yesterday and I legit gained an entire pan in one day, even though I skipped lunch. Traditional lunch, I should say.  I definitely ate my weight in monkey bread… Continue reading Pumpkin Caramel Monkey Bread

Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving)

Halloween Mummy Cupcakes

These spooky cupcakes could not be simpler to make and they are completely adorable.  I love it when I find things that are easy and cute.  Especially for the holidays! Use your favorite chocolate cake recipe and your favorite vanilla frosting for this recipe.  Buy some edible googly eyes at the store, or on Amazon.com and… Continue reading Halloween Mummy Cupcakes

Desserts

Sugared Cranberries

These sugared cranberries are the most beautiful (and easy!) garnish for a sweet Christmas dessert.  The vibrant berries look as if they are covered in snow.  They are the very essence of Christmas and are ready to use in about an hour. Recipe from Damn Delicious Ingredients: 2 cups sugar, divided 1 (12-ounce) bag fresh cranberries Directions:… Continue reading Sugared Cranberries

cookies · Desserts · Easter

Jelly Bean Cookies

I was asked by Brach’s Candy Company to develop an Easter recipe with some of their yummy seasonal candies.  These cookies will not disappoint the jelly bean lover in your life, that’s for sure! The cookie dough itself is light and whipped, quite buttery tasting, despite the lack of butter, and very similar to a… Continue reading Jelly Bean Cookies

Beef · dinner · St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner: Corned Beef, Cabbage, and Roasted Potatoes and Carrots

This is St. Patrick’s Day dinner kicked up a notch.  I usually use a big pot with a lid on the stove top, but this time, I cooked my corned beef in a dutch oven- I am strongly anti-crock pot when it comes to meat  (I swear I can taste the crock-pot) but the biggest… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Dinner: Corned Beef, Cabbage, and Roasted Potatoes and Carrots

bars · Desserts · Easter

Easter Popcorn Marshmallow Bars

If I could offer you only one word to describe these bars, it would have to be a made up word: mallowy. These delicious bars are not just all kinds of super duper Easter cute, they are absolutely packed with marshmallows. If you’ve never tried mixing lightly salted popcorn with butter and marshmallows, then well,… Continue reading Easter Popcorn Marshmallow Bars