A few weeks back, I found this recipe posted at the Smitten Kitchen blog and it caught my eye at once. I left it open as a tab on my computer and proceeded to forget about for a while. Then, Valentine’s Day was coming up and I decided that this holiday made a good excuse […]
Soooo. Pie is one of my favorite things ever. No questions, hesitations, or qualms. One of my very favorite things. What could be lovelier than peach pie just now with it being the perfect season for ripe, locally grown peaches? Well of course, in order to bake peach pie, you’ll need a recipe. So, here […]
For Christmas, I made two apple pies. Instead of attempting to be healthy, I decided to use all of the sugar, white flour, and butter the recipes called for. It was fun. The pies turned out really flaky and wonderful. yay! I thought you might like some pictures, so here you are. Sometime soon, I […]
I know, I know. Everybody drinks hot chocolate at this time of year. But this hot chocolate recipe (also from Whisks and Whimsy!) really caught my attention: This hot chocolate is pretty decadent and contains both bittersweet and milk chocolate. The bittersweet chocolate makes this drink dark and rich, while the milk chocolate adds some […]
Upon special request… : ) My recipe for Gingerbread Men/Women/Girls/Boys/People, borrowed from Allrecipes.com. Everything worked perfectly the first time! It’s really simple and fast. The spices definitely stand out, without being overpowering. I made mine a little on the thin side, so they turned out kind of crunchy, which I liked. I didn’t have much […]
This December has involved a great deal of baking, which as far as I’m concerned, is wonderful. : ) Over the past few weeks, I’ve baked: Lemon Spritz Cookies So light and crispy! I just love these cookies. Chocolate Chip Cookies These were… interesting, because we ran out of vanilla, so I used almond extract […]
Orange and chocolate make a perfectly wonderful duo. Then imagine that amazingness in a biscuit. Now, ice that biscuit with a cute winter design… Yep. These are Orange and Chocolate Biscuits. Who wants one? I know I sure do! Check out the recipe from Orange Thyme.
Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you’ve had a wonderful day! What things are you most thankful for? I am incredibly thankful for God’s beautiful gift of grace, my family, my amazing college friends, and being able to live at home and bake. Honestly. : ) Speaking of living at home… what was on your Thanksgiving menu? We […]
One day, when I have lots of time and am feeling super adventurous, I will try making these. I can’t say I’ve ever made macaroons before… but hey, there is a first time for everything right? They look so light and airy and oh! Pumpkin! : ) Check out the recipe from Eat. Live. Travel. Write.!
Today was buy one, get one holiday drinks at Starbucks, so I convinced my family to go to Starbucks with me. It was fun. We planned for Thanksgiving and of course, got something nice to drink. My sister and I got Gingerbread Lattes. My mom chose a Peppermint Mocha and my little sister got the […]