The other day while enjoying dinner at a friends house, he asked me, “Do you have a good, chewy, cinnamony, oatmeal raisin cookie?” and my husband Kevin quickly replies, “Nope, she HATES raisins!” It is the truth, I really don’t love raisins. I had never made an oatmeal raisin cookie before now, because…well I don’t … Continue reading Can you make an oatmeal raisin cookie even a raisin hater will enjoy?
I was so in love with the way the recipe for biscotti turned out last week that I went back to The Pioneer Woman website in search of another recipe to try this week. I was also in the middle of a 72 hour sweets detox with my friend Kara (this blog is not helping … Continue reading Bread Baking in a Dutch Oven
A few weeks ago when I was having a giveaway on Instagram for reaching my first 100 followers, I asked for people to give suggestions on the blog for things they would like to see. I can’t wait to keep researching all the ideas to come up with recipes to make from these great suggestions. … Continue reading Your suggestions make my heart so happy!
So the saga of our family move continued this week. The sale of our house closed and we were not able to buy a new house in time. SOO we moved to an apartment by Lake Michigan for a short term rental. Amazingly our parents were able to take the boys for a few days … Continue reading How do you bake cookies when your whole kitchen is packed for a move?
So this was the question that I sent to my fabulous group of friends over our groupMe text…I was a little worried that my bread didn’t turn out correctly. Turns out – it was just right. Irish soda bread is basically a giant biscuit – and it is delicious! I knew I wanted to search … Continue reading Is Irish soda bread supposed just be a giant biscuit?
My oldest son has a super special birthdate. He was born on Leap day and is therefore a leapling! Since his actual birthday only rolls around once every 4 years, we kind of get to pick and choose the day that works best to celebrate his birthday each year. This year we celebrated last weekend … Continue reading Inside Out Cupcakes for the Birthday Boy
This week, when I began thinking about what to make for the blog, I remembered this delicious waffle that I once got from Whole Foods as a special dessert treat for a friend of ours who was moving abroad. The packaging said Belgian Waffle, but it was so different than the typical Belgian Waffle that … Continue reading This waffle is not for breakfast