How to Host a Stress Free Thanksgiving

Hosting a Thanksgiving dinner for friends and family is a big deal but it doesn’t have to be super stressful. I’ve hosted for upwards of 16 of our family members for a holiday meal over the last 5 years and I have certainly learned a few things along the way. I’m not going to pretend… Read More >

How to Decorate a Halloween Cheesecake

October is the spookiest month of the year and many of us are heading to Halloween parties later this month. That or your kids need to bring in a fun dessert for a school party. There are so many amazing Pinterest-worthy desserts and scary creations, but we can’t always find the time to make them…. Read More >

Pumpkin Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

While it’s still technically summer, I’m sitting here typing this with freezing hands– the thermometer read 40 degrees this morning! So that tells me that despite technically being summer, my taste buds are ready for fall and there’s nothing more fall-like than pumpkin. Sure everything sooner or later will start appearing in pumpkin spice form… Read More >

Tea Cupcakes with Honey Lemon Frosting

While I’m definitely more of a coffee person, I have come around to tea as time has gone by. One of my favorites, especially when I’m feeling under the weather, is Earl Grey – it’s a classic that I’m convinced has healing powers when mixed with honey and lemon. That gave me some inspiration for… Read More >

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes

If you’re only drinking your beer, you’re missing out! Beer is a great ingredient to use in the kitchen for desserts like this Guinness & Bailey’s ice cream, as well as more savory dishes like beef and beer chili. This time around, I turned on the oven (despite the blistering heat and humidity) and used… Read More >

Plum Upside Down Cake Recipe

Sure, we’ve all heard of pineapple upside down cake, but what about that same type of concept with a different fruit? This easy dessert recipe for plum upside down cake is traditional with a twist – the plums at the bottom cook with a caramel and the end result is a jammy plum top to… Read More >

Key Lime Cheesecake Recipe

Traditional cheesecake is a classic dessert that people always love. This Key lime cheesecake recipe has a light citrus flavor and is the perfect dessert for when things get hotter! Use fresh Key limes if you can find them. If not, plain limes will work, too. Here’s the recipe: Key Lime Cheesecake Recipe Adapted from… Read More >

4 Things to Make With Leftover Cheesecake

Biting into a tasty piece of cheesecake is surely one of life’s most amazing pleasures. It’s also one of those desserts where each bite that you take is even better than the last! Even though it’s delicious to eat a piece as is, it can be fun to experiment with the leftovers! Here are some… Read More >