Caramelized Bananas

There is something so decadent and delicious about bananas that have been cooked with a little butter, sugar, and cream. Probably because anything that is cooked with a little butter, sugar,...


Blueberries & Popovers

Today is National Blueberry Popover day. I almost bought a popover pan about a month ago. I had it in my hand, but decided not to purchase it because it’s a...



I’m excited for the weekend. It’s an 82F, sunny, and perfect day in San Diego. Just the kind of weather to start off the weekend properly. We have such harsh winters...


$50 Visa Gift Card and Peanut Butter Giveaway

As part of the Peanut Butter 4 Breakfast campaign sponsored by the National Peanut Board, you’re in for a delicious giveaway. Included is a variety of peanut butter, a mug, and...


Thursday Things & LinkUp

Here are this week’s Thursday Things 1. My blog is going to be called Averie Cooks going forward. I haven’t officially changed the URL, so you will still type in


Good Morning

Good morning. The sun is shining here. It’s time for coffee… And a donut. Baked Orange Banana Coconut Donuts with Orange Coconut Vanilla Cream Cheese Glaze And this post is a...


Fig Butter & Cumin Tempeh Stir Fry

*This is a re-post from mid-day Wednesday 3/7/12. My apologies if you already saw it and thanks to all who commented the first time around. I’m in the process of making...


Cheese Recipes

Say Cheese!  They were sampling this cheese at Trader Joe’s last week and normally I try to refrain from in-store sampling because one sample leads to four which leads to a...


Oreo Cookie Stuffed Brownies with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Happy Birthday to me. Kidding. It’s not my birthday. It’s the 100th birthday of Oreo Cookies. I had to jump on the Birthday Cake Oreo Cookie bandwagon, and what better way...


Babycakes Treats Team

I felt like I was running a cupcakery this morning. Cupcakes + bakery = Cupcakery I was playing around with this little toy. A Babycakes Cupcake Maker. I was asked by...