Salted Chocolate Caramel Bars – Bake a Difference with OXO for Cookies for Kids’ Cancer and Dorie Greenspan

September 20, 2016

Say it with me: salted chocolate caramel bars. With a chocolate shortbread crust.  What is not to like about these? You guys know I am not a very confident baker, so why on earth did I decide to attempt to make chocolate shortbread and salted chocolate caramel?  Especially with a 13 month-old running around like […]

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Turkish Apricots Stuffed with Sweet, Thick Yogurt

February 25, 2015

After our little trip to Istanbul a few years ago, my already well-established love for Turkish food went into overdrive.  I collected cookbooks, sought out restaurants, and even found a Turkish grocery store near my old office. I’ve dabbled here and there with a few dishes, but I had never attempted to make a dessert. […]

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Game Day Recipe Round-Up!

January 28, 2015

One of the problems with me not really being into sports is that anything big like say the World Cup, the Olympics, or the Super Bowl always sneaks up on me and then it’s here before I know it.  So it shouldn’t be a surprise that it completely slipped my mind that the Super Bowl […]

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Easy Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes with Gingersnap Crust

November 14, 2014

You won’t believe how easy it is to make these cute mini pumpkin cheesecakes – they even come with their own gingersnap cookie crusts! This is a variation of the Raspberry Lemon Mini Cheesecakes with Gingersnap Crust that I posted a few years ago. The original version is pretty darn good, but this pumpkin version […]

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Mayan Doomsday Dark Chocolate Saltine Toffees + Green and Black’s Organic Chocolate Giveaway!

December 18, 2012

Sometimes you just need some intense chocolate when you feel like your world is ending, you know? Whether or not you believe in the Mayan Doomsday prophecy, you will love these Mayan Doomsday Dark Chocolate Saltine Toffees! I’ve taken the traditional saltine toffee and put a darker spin on it — instead of regular saltines, semisweet […]

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Crack Bars

December 11, 2012

Warning — I take NO responsibility for how addictive you may find these cookie bars, hence the name “Chocolate Chip Cookie CRACK Bars.” Do you need one more thing to add to the holiday dessert line-up or something to make for that holiday cookie exchange?  Look no further!  These chocolate chip cookie crack bars are […]

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Nutella Cocoa Crispy Brown Rice Treats

July 15, 2012

I did a bad, bad, thing. But it tastes so, so, good. I bought some Nutella.  The two-pack from Costco.  I know. And then I made Nutella Cocoa Crispy Brown Rice Treats. I know. You should have heard us as we were sampling one of them.  Well, maybe it’s a good thing you didn’t. Mr. […]

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