Sweet Corn Salad

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This is a great summer salad.  It’s fresh and unique, and the combination of summer vegetables is delicious. We had a family cookout last weekend and I was assigned a salad. Someone else was already bringing a veggie tray, so I knew I wanted something...

Blueberry Cheesecake

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I’m on a roll. I have added blueberries into so many recipes, and blueberry season’s not over yet! This blueberry cheesecake was a highlight for me. Much like the pie, it was a new challenge, because it was my first ever cheesecake. Don’t cheesecakes...

Tomato, Basil, Mozzarella Baguette

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This is so simple I feel guilty really posting a recipe for it. But this is one of our favorite summer dinners, and until I had this exact sandwich in London (multiple times), I never thought to make it on my own. All it consists...

Blueberry Pie

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It’s blueberry season in Michigan! I’ve already been blueberry picking twice, and I have big plans for all those berries. Mike loves pretty much anything with blueberries in it (muffins, bread, cake), and theyr’e so much fun to bake with. We had Mike’s aunt...

Pesto Chicken Pizza

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I found the fabulous pizza crust recipe I just posted about while searching for a recipe for pesto. I had a jar of pesto that I wasn’t sure how to use, so, as I usually do in these types of situations, I searched my...

Perfect Homemade Pizza Crust

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Remember in this post where I confessed that I used $.89 betty crocker pizza dough…and liked it? Well those days are no more. This post is all about my new favorite homemade pizza dough. I won’t tell you how many times we’ve eaten pizza...

S’mores Whoopie Pies

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It’s officially camping season! And with it comes the delights of campfires, hiking, sleeping in a tent, and of course…s’mores The true highlight of any camping trip. We haven’t been camping yet this year, and to be honest, I don’t actually like s’mores all that...

Welsh Scones

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The “food from the UK” theme continues as we move on from Flapjacks from England, to Scones from Wales.  As we embarked on our vacation, I had one goal in mind for food – I wanted to have a traditional afternoon meal of scones...

British Flapjacks

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When we were in England, my mom and I fell in love with flapjacks, apparently a classic British dessert. Actually, the first time we tried one, we had no idea what it was. We were in a small bakery in Bath, starving, and ready...

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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  Meet my new favorite cookie. (When it comes to chocolate chip cookies, I reserve the right to have more than one favorite). With peanut butter, oatmeal, and chocolate chips all in one cookie how could you go wrong? These are absolutely delicious. They’re perfectly thick...