Treats to Sweeten Up Your Holidays

If there’s one time of year to try your hand at baking, it’s right now. Folks are gathering for gift swaps, holiday parties, reunions and the holidays themselves, which means there are plenty of opportunities to share your baked goodies with them. And while there is definitely no shortage of recipes for cupcakes, cookies, pies…

Creepy Halloween Libations

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’ve never been the most fond of Halloween. Thinking of a costume always gave me anxiety so in previous years I’ve been fine with carving pumpkins, baking treats and sipping pumpkin flavored beer. But if you’re a bit more social than I am and you’re hosting a party,…

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

This weekend I hit a new high with baking and tried my hand at pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese frosting. And they were a hit! Not only did my mom eat a full half of one (which is a whole lot more than her usual nibble), I got compliments from a whole bunch of folks…

Grilled Cheese Please!

It’s that time of year again. It’s time to break out the sweaters, buy your pumpkin spiced lattes and most importantly, start cooking some delicious comfort food. And when I think of comfort food, there’s one dish that comes to mind. Grilled cheese. Yes, they definitely aren’t the healthiest option in the world and they…