How To Hack A Boxed Cake Mix Like Your Favorite Baker

I’m a sucker for a great hack – especially – if it involves CAKE! My desk is filled with scraps of paper with hastily written hacking notes, and as I was cleaning off said desk, I found a blue stick-it note that simple had this written on it: Whole milk = H2O 1-2 more eggs […]

How to Make the Pumpkin Roll of Your Holiday Dreams

The holidays are upon us and it’s time for all thangs pumpkin! A lil’ birdy told me that you’ve never attempted a pumpkin roll because you think it’s too difficult. Nonsense! This is the year to conquer that fear – promise me! Pumpkin rolls can be intimidating, if you’ve never made one, but once you […]

When You Need a Heapin’ Help Of Chocolate

Some days you need a heapin’ help of chocolate: STAT! Chocolate Bomb Cookies were built for those kind of days. They’re actually my favorite cookie (and, at the moment, Sweet E’s) in the entire world. THE ENTIRE WORLD. I mean – LOOK AT IT! Chocolate Bomb Cookies Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda […]

How To WOW Your Peach Lovers

Tired of the same ol’ peach cobbler? Looking for a new way to WOW your peach-lovers? OMT! to the rescue with a Peach Crumble Coffee Cake! This peach crumble is made in an iron skillet! Fun! It calls for peeled peaches, so click the link at the end of the sentence if you want to […]

Why Waste Time Drinking When You Can Eat Your Cocktails!

Grandma drinks, yo. It’s a fact. Not in a drunken stupor kinda way, no sir. Grandma drinks responsibly (and talks about herself in third person, which if you wanna worry about something – worry about that) and loves cake. Mix the two together, well, Choochie is in! Side Note: follow my Instagram account: What Grandma […]

Best No-Bake Chocolate Cookies You’ll Ever Make

Who doesn’t love cookies? Who also doesn’t like turning the oven on in the summer? ~ALL OF US~ Chocolate Yummies to the rescue. I make these every year for Christmas, but in recent years have also been making them in the summer when I neeeed cookies, but don’t want to heat up the whole danged […]

You Need to Bake This Streusel-Topped Apple Pie Now

Apple pie – two small words that invoke universal head-nodding and anticipation of a slice. Today, I’m sharing our family’s favorite deep dish apple pie recipe. It’s easy and packed with homemade flavor – even the crust is doable for newbies. Let’s bake! Deep Dish Streusel-Topped Apple Pie Ingredients: Crust: 2 cup all-purpose flour 1 […]

Easiest No-Ruin Cheesecake Pie You’ll Love To Make

I’ve been making this cheesecake pie since the earliest days of my marriage. It was my go-to dessert whenever the need arose. Today, it’s still a family fave. You know you wanna bite… The World’s Easiest Cheesecake Pie Ingredients: 1 8oz. package cream cheese1 can Eagle Brand Condensed Milk 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 tsp […]

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 […]

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 […]