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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┬áPeanut 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....

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Strawberries and Cream Coffee Cake with Vanilla Cream Cheese Glaze

I used every trick in the book I know to create a soft, moist, and tender cake. All those tricks paid off, and it’s the best coffee cake I’ve ever made....

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Chocolate Lover’s Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Muffins

Chocolate for breakfast sounds like a good idea to me some days. Okay, most days. If it sounds like a good idea to you, these muffins are the only excuse you...

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Soft and Chewy Cinnamon Chip Snickerdoodle Cookies

I’m a huge cinnamon fiend. The more the merrier. And I love snickerdoodles. Two favorites united, at long last, in one super soft cookie. I have a recipe for White Chocolate...