Brown Sugar Cinnamon Raisin Pecan Bread

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Raisin Pecan Bread

A few weeks ago, I needed to buy some more yeast. I decided to buy a jar of yeast, rather than the packets, which I usually buy. Seeing that...

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(Almost) Perfectly-Iced Cupcakes

(Almost) Perfectly-Iced Cupcakes

Birthdays can be so self-serving. And I’m not talking about when you are the birthday gal (or guy), I’m talking about when you decide to make someone a birthday...

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Wine-Braised Leeks with Lemon and Feta

Wine-Braised Leeks with Lemon and Feta

Sometimes, new ideas come to me because I am having a craving for a particular food or flavor. Other times, I end up with extra ingredients that I don’t...

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Sweet Potato Bread

Sweet Potato Bread

Here’s a recipe I made for a brunch menu that I borrowed from Kevin of Closet Cooking. I love sweet potatoes and figured this would be much like pumpkin...

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Platinum Chef Challenge – New Round, New Hostess!

Platinum Chef Challenge – New Round, New Hostess!

Last round, I selected Kate of Paved with Good Intentions to pick the next round of five ingredients for Platinum Chef. I’m very excited about what she’s chosen –...

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Mini Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Tarts

Mini Mint Chocolate Cheesecake Tarts

First of all, please accept my apology. If you all you like is pictures, feel free to stop reading. But, if you like me and you trust me, and...

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Gorgonzola Pecan Shortbread

Gorgonzola Pecan Shortbread

*Sigh*. Sorry for the picture. Same excuse as the one I gave for the onion tartlets. These little crackers were a result of having a whole lotta leftover blue...

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