Brownie Bites with Mint Creme

My Friday Five – Catching Up!

I’m hoping my unintentional few week hiatus from posting is over. Work travel plus end of winter (hopefully) sickness has kept me sidelined lately. I hated to miss another Friday Five, so here’s my attempt to catch up on the…

Smashed Potatoes

Smashed Potatoes

Smashed potatoes are my new favorite way to make potatoes. They have great flavor and the skins get a perfect crisp to them. This recipe was adapted from the Pioneer Woman’s Crash Hot Potatoes. I had pinned this recipe quite…

Chocolate Chip Toffee Skillet Cookie

Chocolate Chip Toffee Skillet Cookie

You’ll love this skillet cookie twist on your classic chocolate chip cookie recipe, throw in some toffee bits and bake in a cast iron skillet for a treat you’ll eat straight out of the pan – with or without ice…

Shred Chicken with Your KitchenAid Mixer

How to Shred Chicken with Your KitchenAid Mixer

Shredding chicken in your KitchenAid mixer is so easy, less messy and a quick time saver… genius really! In my short life of ownership so far of my KitchenAid mixer, I’ve proclaimed my love many times over. At work a…

Soft Gingersnap Cookies

Soft Gingersnaps

These soft gingersnap cookies are a family favorite recipe from my Grandma Edna. If you don’t think you like gingersnaps, this recipe will prove you wrong. Soft Gingersnaps Ingredients: 2/3 cup margarine 1 cup sugar 1 egg 4 tbsp molasses…

Best Gifts for the Baker

Best Gifts for The Baker

This round up of Best Gifts for The Baker covers must-haves, upgrades on basics, and personalized gifts any baking addict would love! I’m certainly no professional, but I do like to bake. Many of these items I own and some…

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Another great combination, these pumpkin chocolate chip muffins got rave reviews from my co-workers.  I tend to be a bit of a stress eater and consequently that also translates into being a stress baker! It’s a combination of sometimes fixing…

Peanut Butter Bars

Peanut Butter Bars

I forgot how good these peanut butter bars really are! I’ve been craving them for a few weeks, in a way that Reese’s Peanut Butter cups just couldn’t curb. Made with ingredients I already had on hand, these quick and…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Birds Nests

Birds Nest Cookie Treats

Birds nest cookies are an easy to make treat perfect for Easter. Kids will love helping to decorate with jelly bean eggs. Make with peanut butter and chocolate or marshmallow. Our Easter weekend included some amazing weather, upper 70’s and…

Best Coffee Cake. Ever. Review

Pioneer Woman’s Best Coffee Cake Ever – Review

Is the Pioneer Woman’s Best Coffee Cake Ever Recipe really the best coffee cake ever? Check out how my experience went with this popular recipe. The other day, I had a craving for coffee cake, which immediately sent me to Pinterest…