ina garten’s outrageous brownies – justifiably delish

here is a great brownie recipe I recently made for a crowd of friends:  Ina Garten’s outrageous brownies. they are absolutely delicious.  and with Valentine’s Day coming up, you may want to just half the recipe and then enjoy a few with your sweetie and freeze the rest for another day.  I made slight modifications to … More ina garten’s outrageous brownies – justifiably delish

southern pecan tartlets

so for Thanksgiving this year, I decided to make a “traditional” dessert, but with slight modifications.  it was pecan tartlets…the classic “pecan pie” but made in mini tart pans.  it was an absolutely delectable dish.  I loved that I found a recipe where it wasn’t overly sweet, but had just the right amount of sweetness. … More southern pecan tartlets

sour cream mini doughnuts.

when you’re looking for something small, not-overly-sweet, but will still make you smile – then these doughnuts are for you.   sour cream mini doughnuts slightly modified from my recipes, “Baked Buttermilk Doughnuts“ ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 cup whole-wheat flour 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon … More sour cream mini doughnuts.

pumpkin tarts.

I was never a huge fan of pumpkin.  it was a vegetable I would more tolerate than actually request.  but I’ve actually begun to really appreciate it for breakfast, brunch, and even just roasted with some olive oil for a perfect side dish.  yet, one classic pumpkin dish, (hint: its readily available at Thanksgiving) has always … More pumpkin tarts.

pumpkin maple muffins with sauteed apple filling

I found a pumpkin maple muffin 🎃 recipe on the nytimes cooking site that’s perfect for a fall breakfast or brunch.  I added a little extra to this already delicious recipe, but it’s a win-win.  here’s how I made it: first, this recipe calls for pumpkin puree and I didn’t have the canned version BUT I did have an actual pumpkin (that … More pumpkin maple muffins with sauteed apple filling

fall favs: sweets

celebrate fall seasonal produce with a display of scrumptious sweets.  perfect for an autumn inspired wedding or party.  which one will you try? Sweets basket of fresh apples and pears  (show them off 🍐🍎) southern style caramel apples via southern living gluten free pumpkin apple pie crisp via the whole serving pear vanilla sorbet via a pastry … More fall favs: sweets