Maple Cinnamon & Ginger Roasted Pears

The perfect pair 😉 Drizzled maple syrup, warm spices and topped with vanilla Greek yogurt! Do you like poached pears? I make this sweet treat throughout the year because it’s sooo darn delicious. A sheet pan shot was my original vision however, it was a hot mess 😬 I adore photographers dark-charming food shots so…Continue reading “Maple Cinnamon & Ginger Roasted Pears”

Strawberry Banana Bread

Strawberries! Bananas! Chocolate Morsels!The best way to use up overripe bananas ….bake banana bread of course : ) What is your favorite fruit? Strawberries are my absolute favorite. I snacked on a couple prior to baking 🤫 Summer flavors can be enjoyed anytime of the year! This combination was right up my alley — I’veContinue reading “Strawberry Banana Bread”

Kentucky Butter Cake

Happy New Year 🎉 Buttering up the New Year with a Kentucky Butter cake. It’s sweet, vanilla’ish with a perfect poundcake texture : ) First bake of the year! Kicking 2 0 2 0 in the bundt 😉 I cooked a few “lucky” New Year’s foods including a ring-shaped cake. It’s scrumptious and infused withContinue reading “Kentucky Butter Cake”

New York-Style Cheesecake

Classic Holiday Cheesecake! Dreamy, creamy deliciousness on a homemade graham cracker crust : ) Are you cheesecake obsessed? My first attempt baking cheesecake {20 years ago 😫} was disappointing with several cracks Lol. Important tip, do not over stir/beat the cream cheese mixture. I speak those exact words while beating the scrumptious mixture. Keep yourContinue reading “New York-Style Cheesecake”

Baking Spirits Bright

Gifting goodness! I baked a variety of cookies to share with Santa, family & friends {see previous post}. This classic chocolate chip cookie recipe is our absolute favorite : ) I postponed baking our favorite cookies to make them {+ holiday memories ☺️} with my son & his fiancé. Unfortunately, our plans changed due toContinue reading “Baking Spirits Bright”

Christmas Cookies

Happy National Cookie Day! I hope you are staying safe & well. I’ve been busy baking, baking, baking 😁 and ready to share a few Christmas cookies…. Who loves holiday baking? I do : ) Our house “believes in the magic” ~ I have fond memories baking cookies for Santa with my son. He addedContinue reading “Christmas Cookies”

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate! It’s National Dessert Day ~ layers of chocolate cake, mousse & topped with chocolate ganache : ) Do you love chocolate? I wanted to dive straight into the Ganache & mousse bowl 😁 Both can be prepared ahead of time — it’s tempting to sneak a few spoonfuls 😉 The first biteContinue reading “Chocolate Mousse Cake”

Broccoli Cheddar Spaghetti Squash

Getting squashed! Creamy cheesy broccoli baked inside a gorgeous roasted squash : ) I absolutely love cheddar broccoli — this is great idea for lunch or dinner. SO delicious + a fun presentation 😃 Sauté garlic & shallots while the squash is roasting. It smells fantastic!! Anyone else dislike cutting squash? It’s tough!! Come onContinue reading “Broccoli Cheddar Spaghetti Squash”

Pecan Streusel Pumpkin Bread

Perfect Fall treat! Warm sweet spices packed with pumpkin flavor : ) The color! The flavors! A scrumptious bread idea for pumpkin spice lovers. The pecan streusel is amazing 💃 I was planning to share one loaf {recipe makes 2} then a brilliant idea popped in mind … 2 mini loafs. Yes!! I filled oneContinue reading “Pecan Streusel Pumpkin Bread”

Mummy Berry Hand Pies

Mummy-licious! A scrumptiously sweet & simple idea for kids & adults : ) Halloween pies with blackberry jam, silly edible eyes & golden pastry crust. They may not be perfect mummies but they’re super delicious 👀🧡 These adorable pies are easy to make with just a few ingredients. Choose your favorite jam/preserves! I chose anContinue reading “Mummy Berry Hand Pies”