baking

Southern Pecan, Raisin & Coconut Granola

Homemade granola is such an easy, delicious breakfast. I love the flavor of the homemade stuff better than store-bought and I also love that there aren’t any strange preservatives. I’ve experimented with several different granola flavors, like cinnamon-raisin swirl and almond joy. The flavor combinations and customization options are endless. This recipe uses sorghum molasses to add some […]

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Guest Post: Double Cookie Chocolate Chip Cookies

I had the honor of participating in my first “guest post” on the lovely NWA Motherlode blog’s Mealtime Mama page today!  I shared a delicious little recipe that I called “double cookie chocolate chip cookies” with the  ladies at NWA Motherlode. The recipe, like the cookie itself, is quite a mouthful, but it’s easy to […]

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Vanilla-Almond Pavlova

Pavlova is one of my secret-weapon desserts. It’s elegant and impressive enough to be perfect for dinner parties and special occasions and its light enough that people will really dig in and enjoy a huge portion. If you aren’t familiar with this lovely meringue-type confection, you’ll be pleasantly surprised. The pavlova was invented in either New […]

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Honey & Brown Sugar Biscuits

Making biscuits from scratch is so easy. Honestly, it takes less time for me to whip up a batch of homemade biscuits than it does to muster up the courage to pop those terrifying cardboard tubes open. It’s an adult jack-in-the-box, as far as I’m concerned, and I am not a fan! The active prep […]

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Cinnamon + Brown Sugar Challah Bread Pudding

When I find a gorgeous loaf of bread, my instinct is to doll it up. My husband’s is to eat it, all of it, on the spot. We usually split the loaf and I get to cook with half of it and then I graciously turn a blind eye to whatever happens to the other […]

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White Chocolate, Macadamia Nut & Caramel Cookie Bars

These freezing days have kept me in the holiday baking season a bit too long longer than usual. As I still have hundreds of graham crackers leftover from the wedding and the failed s’mores bar, I decided to go full-on Christmas cookie with this recipe.  I’m not sure what the actual name is for these […]

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Our Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Everyone has a favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. This one is ours. Since we only have a few short days left until New Years Resolutions are pledged, I figured you’d want a few last indulgences while 2013 was still around. That’s the proper way to look at resolutions, right? Hold out until the very last […]

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