Love Cheesecake? Bake Like Grandma, But Better.

Who else bakes when the going gets tough? ~show of hands~ Oooo, that’s a lot of us. I’ve had this recipe on hand for a while, waiting for the perfect moment to make. When we had a rough week, I pulled it out, shopped for ingredients and got to baking. Your turn! Meyer Lemon Blackberry […]

Italian Cream Cupcakes

If you’ve been reading any amount of time here, you know my weakness for all thangs cake.  I once thought my time might be near to exit this world, and my biggest regret was that I hadn’t eaten more cake. Hand to God, y’all. (I was good in all the family/friend departments) MORE CAKE! Or…MORE […]

How To Make A Perfect Pound Cake

We all have a recipe we love and then forget about. This pound cake recipe is my forgotten one. When I make it, I swear I’ll never forget it again and then a year will go by before I find it stuffed in a cookbook, waiting for me to rediscover pound cake deliciousness. The original: […]

Southern Buttermilk Cupcakes

Take a Buttermilk Cupcake. Add a frilly chocolate buttercream hat. Take a satisfying bite. Catch a whiff of the vapors. You may now pass from this world a happy soul. I could end the post here (with recipe) and that’s all that needs to be said, right? LOOK AT IT! Cupcakey Heaven. This was such […]

A Dark Chocolate Twist on Shortbread

Buttery shortbread has a revered place on my favorite cookie list and I’m willing to bet on many of yours too.  In the cooler months, I enjoy my shortbread with a steaming mug of homemade hot chocolate. Makes me smile just thinking about it. What if dark chocolate was added to the buttery goodness? Would […]

Classic Gingerbread Cookies For the Holiday Win

What is Christmas without a delicious Gingerbread Man cookie? Days full of sad, that’s what. Confession: Until Sue passed away, she was our family’s Gingerbread Man supplier. It was only this year that I made them myself. Here are her delightful cookies: I won’t lie, I would hide her cookies the minute they hit our […]

All-Year-Long Pumpkin Bread

When Boy tells me he has eaten the “best” anything, I want the recipe. Gimme! So it went with this Pumpkin Bread recipe. A few years back he ate it, loved it, shared it, then we followed suit and now you get to enjoy it too. (you’ll also love our Banana Bread recipe!) While we […]

Classic Holiday Pumpkin Roll

Feast your eyes on this classic holiday pumpkin roll! Oh, momma! Is anyone else suddenly craving cream cheese filling? A dear friend gave me this recipe years and years and years ago, and since then this classic dessert has showed up on our holiday table every year, much to the delight of those with forks! […]

Filled Chocolate Cookies: A Halloween Tradition

Halloween is a tradition-filled holiday and I want to share one of ours: Filled Chocolate Cookies. Oh, momma! The dark chocolate cookies covers the spooky appeal of the day, and the POW! of the orange-filling speaks of jack-o-lanterns. Plus, they’re delicious, so there’s that. FILLED CHOCOLATE COOKIES Ingredients: Cookies: 1 1/4 cup of butter, softened […]

Homemade Fruit Cobbler

Who doesn’t love a delicious homemade cobbler? WHO?! Not only is this recipe super easy to make, but very customization if you’d rather just have blueberries and not a fruit combo. CAUTION: Licking your screen will not satisfy your craving. Homemade Fruit Cobbler Ingredients: Fruit Filling: 4 cups of blueberries 4 cups of strawberries, quartered […]