Some Traditional (and Not So Traditional) Thanksgiving Desserts

It’s tradition among many families to celebrate the end of the Thanksgiving meal, with more food! Thanksgiving dinner desserts are almost as famous as the turkey dinner itself. There are many desserts that are traditionally associated with Thanksgiving such as pumpkin pie, yet each family has their own version of desserts served on Turkey Day.

White Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

While spending time with your family and enjoying a traditional home cooked meal are all perks of Thanksgiving, many of us give extra thanks for the desserts that come after! Pies, cakes, cookies, and even cheesecake often crowd the table after the dinner dishes have been removed. The challenge with Thanksgiving desserts is deciding which… Read More >

Pumpkin, Pumpkin, Everywhere!

Whether we want to admit it or not, it is officially fall. We have passed the autumnal equinox this year which means according to the calendar, we are officially in fall “mode.” The weather is slowly starting to cool in many parts of the country and fall activities such as apple picking, fairs, heading back… Read More >

Easy Red, White, and Blue Trifles

Bye, bye Miss American Pie – there’s a new dessert around for the Fourth of July! Perfect for next week’s patriotic gatherings, these tiny trifles are guaranteed to be gone in less time than they take to make.

How Rocky Road Got Its Name

The flavor Rocky Road has had a long history that started in Australia sometime around 1853. After making the long trip from Europe, many candies and sweets were less than desirable. Businessmen thought of ways to sell them: mixing all the ingredients together. This new treat was sold in and around Melbourne as “Rocky Road”… Read More >

Recipe: Easy Memorial Day Pies

  Memorial Day festivities usually include barbecues, which means making food, which usually means putting together a dessert. And we know something about those. But being that it’s a long weekend, and a nice weekend at that, being stuck in the kitchen baking isn’t how we see it playing out. That’s why we decided that… Read More >

The Unique History of Flan, a World Traveled Dessert

With Cinco de Mayo approaching, we were trying find a delicious South of the Border dessert to make for a blog post. This led a topic of great debate in our kitchen. Where the heck does flan come from? They serve it at Mexican restaurants, we’ve all had it in Mexico, and yet the name… Read More >

Recipe: Classic Zucchini Bread

On this somewhat dreary Wednesday, few things are more appealing than zucchini bread. Lucky for us, it’s National Zucchini Bread Day, and it seemed only natural that we celebrate accordingly! So we tried our hand at this classic recipe and made a grey, rainy afternoon into a bright baking session that promised a delicious snack.