Pumpkin Cake Bites

Pumpkin Cake Bites

I've waited long enough. It's time to give in to the most wonderful time of year. No, not Christmas. Autumn! And the best way to really dive in to the season? Pumpkins, of course! I love … [Read more...]

Hazelnut-Mocha Banana Smoothie

Hazelnut-Mocha Banana Smoothie

I am trying to get into the habit of making (and wanting) smoothies for breakfast. They are so simple to make and work great for meals on the go. My boyfriend is a huge fan of green smoothies, where … [Read more...]

Hot Cocoa Cookies

Hot Cocoa Cookies

It's that time of year again! I signed up for the  Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap again this year and got some great ideas for what to bake for Christmas! In its third year, the Great Food … [Read more...]

Chocolate Pumpkin Cream Cheese Truffles

Chocolate Pumpkin Cream Cheese Truffles

I had a craving for a pumpkin treat this weekend so I went in search of a recipe I could make with stuff I already had on hand. I came across this recipe from Whole Foods for Pumpkin Cream Cheese … [Read more...]

Chewy Crispy Bars with Candy Corn and M&M's

Chewy Crispy Bars with Candy Corn and M&M’s

These crispy bars are a great use of leftover Halloween candy, or would be a really awesome treat to give out on Halloween! They are simple to make and can be cut into any size you please. This recipe … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes

Gluten Free Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes

Gluten free baking. Does it terrify anyone else? Just me? Hm.  Whelp. I finally decided it was time to conquer my fear and try my hand at it. I was sent a copy of Kyra Bussanich's new cookbook … [Read more...]

Mini Pumpkin Blossom Honey Cakes

Mini Pumpkin Blossom Honey Cakes

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, began last night at sundown. Honey plays a significant role in Rosh Hashanah celebrations, signifying hopes for a sweet new year.  Apples or challah dipped in honey … [Read more...]

Vegan Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Vegan Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

I made these cupcakes for a lovely vegan bride-to-be for her bridal shower this weekend. I'm not going to lie, I was going to do a test run of these, and if I didn't like them, she was getting normal … [Read more...]

Dark Chocolate Brownies

Dark Chocolate Brownies with Ice Cream and Grilled Fruit

Whenever I visit my friends who live on the Chesapeake, I try to bring some food. I found a recipe for a Tart with Grilled Fruit in a cookbook called Crazy About Pies that I bookmarked for my next … [Read more...]