Hello again! *Angel Food Cake Recipe-no cream of tartar*

It has been far too long in-between posts. I am so sorry for that. I hope to improve that in the future because……I GOT A NEW JOB! I will be a pastry chef at 3 of the best restaurants in the area! I will be trying out all kinds of new recipes and techniques. I…

Caramel Apple Upside-down Cake Recipe

I don’t know what it is about snowy weather but on those days all I can think about is baking and cooking. I didn’t make this recipe today but I saw a bag of apples on my counter and REALLY thought about it! I worked on this recipes a few months ago and it really…

Perfect Pancakes and Fresh Maple Syrup

This week my mom sent me a sample of the maple syrup they have been slaving over for the last few weeks. What a treat! No joke, possibly the best fresh maple syrup I have had in my life. The texture and taste were perfect. Maple syrup can so often get “watery” and it was…

Scones and Lemon Curd

I needed a lemon last week and of course, they only had bags. I ended up with 4 extra lemons and I know they first thing I think of doing with extra lemons is lemon curd! I also have been trying any recipe I can using my fancy, new blender. It worked so well! I…

I won another Cookbook!

As some of you may know, I have a bit of an addiction……Cookbooks. I just can’t turn down a good cookbook. I have shelves and shelves of them. My count is over 300 right now, not including all of the Cooks Illustrated and other magazines that I own. *Side note. Who else agrees with me…

A visit from mom and a mountain of cookies

A few weekends ago, my mom decided to come for an overnight visit. We had a wonderful evening filled with good food and time together. The next morning after breakfast we started talking about cookies. Talking about cookies let to us making 30 dozen cookies! We made 6 different types: White chocolate frosted Lemon Shortbread,…

Pressure Cooker Beef Barley Vegetable Soup

2018 has been filled with sickness so far. Kevin and I just cant seem to shake whatever plague we have. We both have been on and off sick since before Christmas! It seems like so many people are in the same boat right now. And when I’m not feeling well, I really love a good…

Comfort Food

My husband and I had some hard news today. It turned into one of those days were there are only a few things that can change the mood you’re in. One of those things is comfort food. Kevin calls it Red Noodles. I call it Goulash. Whatever you call it….it just makes things better.  Its…

White Chocolate Pistachio Pancakes!

I was home alone this weekend and when I am home alone I like to make up recipes. I had everything to make White Chocolate Pistachio Cookies but really wanted some pancakes. So I made both. I love the combination of White Chocolate and Pistachio. Its just wonderful. I must warn you, the recipe is…

Chocolate Chip Cookies

This weekend, Kevin had to work some extra hours along with a few other IT workers. I didn’t know what I could do to help so I made them some cookies. We have been on a low carb diet, so I just so happened to have some almond flour and build a recipe around that….