Triple Mocha Brownies

These brownies are mocha, mocha, mocha! These mocha brownies have chopped chocolate covered espresso beans and are topped with a chocolate espresso glaze. Coffee and chocolate lovers will love these brownies so make a whole bunch and pass them around. … Continue reading

Chocolate Peppermint Bars

Everybody loves a good cookie bar! These chocolate peppermint bars are sure to please any peppermint and chocolate fanatic. The bars are great for cookie exchanges and as homemade holiday gifts, that’s assuming you don’t gobble them up right away. … Continue reading

Coffee Ice Cream & Dark Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

I never thought I would like coffee ice cream because I don’t like the taste of coffee but a few years ago I finally broke down and had a spoonful. There has been no going back. I love coffee ice … Continue reading

Decadent Salted Chocolate Chip Brownies

These are not the brownies your grandma baked for you as a little kid. These are not sickly sweet, barely chocolatey brownies. These brownies taste like a delicious chocolate bar and are flavored with espresso powder and Sel Gris. These … Continue reading

Snickerdoodles

Stephen’s favorite Christmas cookies are snickerdoodles. I had never heard of these cookies when we started dating so I learned to bake them and made them for our first Valentine’s day. I didn’t know that making them with cookie cutters … Continue reading

Christmas Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Christmas cookie exchanges are just around the corner and one of the most popular cookies to have in your baking arsenal is the chocolate crinkle cookie. Chewy, fudgey, chocolate crinkle cookies are like bite size brownies which means once you … Continue reading

Fluffiest Buttermilk Biscuits

One of my earliest and favorite memories of my grandma Charlene was of her standing in the kitchen making biscuits. She made the most tender, delicious biscuits and her recipe has been a closely guarded secret. ┬áHer biscuits are the … Continue reading

Not Your Mama’s Meatloaf

Everybody has a meatloaf recipe. Mine is a bit different then most because I like to use ground pork in addition to the beef. It makes the have a hint of meaty sweetness that goes well with the catsup based … Continue reading

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Candied Orange Peels

Growing up I hated sweet potatoes and I especially hated the candied sweet potatoes that were served every Thanksgiving. Recently, I ┬áhave become a sweet potato convert due to amazingly addictive sweet potato chips that I ate a restaurant. With … Continue reading