Food Photography: Then and Now

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I don’t have a good tip to share with you this week, but today’s Wednesday post will hopefully give you a laugh at my expense! Mike’s been urging me to write a post like this for awhile now, and I’ve been resisting. It’s no...

Skillet Chicken, Broccoli, and Penne

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 I am really learning to love skillet meals. They tend to be quick and easy, flavorful, and best of all you only use one pot! A skillet meal is perfect for busy nights when you don’t have much time to cook. My mom sent...

White Chocolate Lemon Truffles

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Are you tired of desserts yet? I hope not because this one I’m sharing with you today is one of my new obsessions. I love making truffles, and when I saw a truffle recipe combining white chocolate and lemon, I knew it had to...

Sugar Cookies with Glaze Icing – Cookie Baking Tips

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 You guys know that I’ve been on a sugar cookie and decorating kick recently.  I am far from an expert, but I have picked up a few tips and tricks along the way. This post focuses on the actual cookie baking portion rather than...

Homemade Peanut Butter Eggs

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Ever since I was little my favorite Easter candy has been Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs. I love the peanut butter and chocolate combination, and even though I know they’re technically the same thing, the eggs seem to taste so much better than a Reese’s...

A Weekend Confession

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What follows was an actual conversation with my husband. Me: I ate really healthy today! Mike: That’s great! But didn’t you tell me you ate treats at work? Me: oh…well, yes, but just a couple of bites. And that’s it! Except…I almost forgot…I had...

Dark Chocolate Cake with Hot Chocolate Buttercream Icing

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I was tempted to leave a description out of this blog post and just let the pictures speak for themselves, but I can’t help but talk about this cake. Its incredible moistness. It’s light, yet sturdy texture. The intense chocolate flavor. And best of...

All Star Sports Cookies

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A few weeks ago a friend asked me to make cookies for her son’s first birthday party with an All Star Sports theme. When she asked, my first response was to make excuses. “Well…I’m still new to cookie decorating.” or “Have you seen my...

French Bread Rolls

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If you’re looking for a dinner roll recipe that is soft, fluffy, and easy to make, look no further.  I have made these rolls more times than I can count, and they turn out perfect every time. We’ve had them with soup, as burger...

Fried Egg Candy

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If my life was missing anything up until now, it was definitely candy that looks like bacon and eggs. How cute are these??  I saw these in an old Taste of Home magazine and just had to make them. They’re so quick to make...