so, I just got back from the U.S. Virgin Islands where I got to spend Mother’s Day weekend (yeah!). and I baked this apple 🍏 tart (with my mom) for Mother’s Day dinner with my family (it’s perfect for any celebration or any day!). it’s a recipe that I hope you will enjoy immensely – so please share if … More apple tart.
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
this easy cocoa brownie recipe from Nestle is perfect for a quick dessert and even better when made into brownie bites and dipped into melted chocolate. take them to the next level and get creative with toppings and make these brownie bites the star of your holiday party. recipe is below. let me know if you make … More chocolatey chewy cocoa brownie bites.
in the event that you are still thinking about things to make, bake or create 😉 — here are a few last minute ideas for your thanksgiving day: if you have overripe bananas — make this banana bread for breakfast. if you forgot to leave out the butter, but want to bake something quick- choose these doughnuts. … More thanksgiving last minute ideas
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.
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.
there are so many ways to enjoy pears this season and I found a dessert recipe that is pear perfect. 🍐 the pretty blog’s caramel, pecan and pear lattice pie. I was intrigued this recipe used cake flour, egg, and room temperature butter for the crust (because typical pie crust recipes require cold ingredients, no eggs, and I’ve never seen … More caramel pear and pecan mini pies
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
after apple picking 🍎 last week, I now have to get creative with a bunch of sweet delicious apples. (apples are one of my absolute favs). one of the first recipes I found intriguing was this old fashioned apple cake from King Arthur Flour. I made a few minor modifications, but I would recommend this cake any time of the … More old fashioned apple cake with cream cheese frosting
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