Better than a Box Mix Vanilla Cupcakes

Better than a Box Mix Vanilla Cupcakes

I am always on the lookout for new cupcake recipes, and I’m so happy to have found this one!  So often I try a new cake or cupcake recipe only to realize that it was a lot of extra work and not much better...

BLT Sandwich Salad

BLT Sandwich Salad

This is one of the best salads I’ve ever eaten. And actually, Mike declared that it was, in fact, the best salad he’d ever eaten! So really, that’s all the endorsement you need, right? I’ve had this recipe for BLT Sandwich Salads in my “to...

Friday Favorites

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I can’t believe another week went by and it’s already time for our second installment of Friday Favorites! I’ve pinned some recipes this week that look really good, and I hope you think so too! Judging from my pinboard, it looks like Fall baking...

Pasta with Zucchini, Tomatoes, Bacon, and Feta

Pasta with Zucchini, Tomatoes, Bacon, and Feta

I love simple pasta dishes like this one. In my mind you can’t go wrong with pasta, vegetables, and a little olive oil and cheese for flavor. Add in some bacon and you’ve got a great meal. This dish is quick to throw together...

Chocolate French Silk Pie

Chocolate French Silk Pie

I have fallen in love with this french silk pie. It’s true! I can’t stop thinking about it’s velvety texture and rich chocolate taste. Believe it or not, I’m even willing to overlook the fact that it’s a little bit time consuming to make....

Rustic Tomato and Mozzarella Tart

Tomato and Cheese Tart

Another winning recipe from my favorite cookbook! If you haven’t picked up Cooking from the Farmer’s Market, yet, you need to. Every recipeI’ve tried has been a success.  This tomato and mozzarella tart was incredibly simple to make, and it tasted so fresh! When I...

My Thoughts on the Wilton Cake Decorating Class

Wilton Cake Decorating Class

Hey everyone! When I posted on Facebook that I had signed up for the Wilton cake decorating class, I got ton of comments from people who wanted me to let them know what I thought of it. I just finished the 4 week class (taken...

Friday Favorites – Zucchini Edition

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I’m starting a fun new series on the blog this week! On Fridays I want to point out some fun recipes I’ve discovered from around the internet. I spend a lot of time reading blogs (and a lot of time on Pinterest), and have...

Cheesy Zucchini Bake

Cheesy Zucchini Bake

Hopefully I’m posting this in time to hit the tail end of zucchini season for most of you! My zucchini plants are basically dead, but since I am quite possibly the worst gardener ever, that doesn’t necessarily mean anything. This is a wonderfully easy...

Crockpot Barbecued Chicken Legs

Crockpot Barbecue Chicken

This is just about the easiest barbecue chicken you’ll ever make, but you’d never know it from how good it tastes! I’m a big fan of using the crockpot in the summer, rather than heating up the oven, and that makes this meal just...