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Peanut Butter Comfort Cookbook and KitchenAid Hand Blender Giveaway

I am thrilled to announce that my cookbook, Peanut Butter Comfort, is being released on Tuesday, June 4! It’s been almost two years in the making from concept and book proposals,...

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May 2013 Recipes

May flew by for me and I spent lots of it in the kitchen. Here’s what I made, along with noteworthy events, and my reflections on the month. Browned Butter Oatmeal...

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Bourbon Maple Slow Cooker Baked Beans

I had a craving for baked beans that hit me like a ton of bricks over Memorial Day Weekend. And these are the best beans that have ever passed my lips....

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Six-Banana Banana Bread

There’s no chance of wimpy or lackluster banana flavor here. I baked six bananas into one loaf. Yes, six. Don’t get me wrong, I love my gold standard recipe for banana...

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

I’ll take peanut butter and jelly in any form. PB & J sandwiches are fine. But peanut butter muffins with strawberry jelly-filled centers definitely trump sandwiches. Of all the Peanut Butter Recipes...

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Twix Bar Chocolate Chip Cookies

I have a thing for Twix Bars. And for chocolate chip cookies. And my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe is even better with Twix baked in. I loved these cookies and...

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25 Copycat Recipes and Cookbook Giveaway

Certain foods like Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls, Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bars, and Girl Scout Thin Mints, I just adore. Rather than being dependent on going to mall for my...

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Weekend Things

Time for an installment of Weekend Things: 1. I held my cookbook in my hands for the very first time this week! Opening the box of author copies that my publisher...

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20 Beat The Heat No-Bake Treats

I think of Memorial Day Weekend as the official kickoff to summer, my favorite time of year. If warmer weather leaves you with a lack of desire to turn on the...

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Creamy Boozy Iced Coffee

I love iced coffee so much that I can’t even order it from a coffee shop unless I wanted to go broke. I can slam a $4 drink in 14 seconds....