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A Coconut Cream Dream…

As all of you know, baking supplies/ingredients hit super low prices during the holidays. This can make people like me go a tad bit crazy and a tad bit overboard. Now seriously…can someone explain my compulsive behavior that led to a gazillion cans of evaporated milk, shredded coconut out the wazoo and enough pumpkin to …

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a holiday classic…

It seems as though most people either love or hate pumpkin pie, I happen to fall into the middle of that spectrum…I can take it or leave it. Honestly, the only way I can take it is when it’s slathered in Cool Whip! However, since it’s a holiday classic, it usually graces my dinner table …

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turtle cheesecake…

Rarely do I feel impressed with myself, but I was super proud of this cheesecake. I made this for Thanksgiving because my little bro, Jared, does not dig anything pumpkin or pecan, but he loves some cheesecake. This recipe was a first for me, but the thought of a turtle cheesecake sounded delicious to me. …

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Pecan Bars…

As mentioned in a previous post, I received walnuts, pecans, and dried cranberries from Oh Nuts last week. The pecans I got were amazing, so I wanted to bake something that truly highlighted their flavor and texture. I have never made pecan pie, so that was my first thought, but I ended up choosing a …

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Kugel…what?

Kugel…what? That is exactly what I said to myself when I spotted this recipe on the TwD site. This was yet another one of Dorie’s desserts that I have never heard of…do I live under a rock or am I lacking the in the area of cultural exploration? Luckily I have google at my at …

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TwD and Two Types of Tarts…

Well, it’s Tuesday, so I am sure you stopped by my blog looking for a delicious Caramel-Peanut-Topped Brownie Cake…I have made this recipe before and although it was quite tasty, I was not in the mood to make it again. In fact the Caramel-Peanut-Topped Brownie Cake was my very first blog post! Instead, I stayed …

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