Baking

Baking, Cookies

The Best Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

Banana bread has been all the rage lately. People have been stuck at home with not much else to do but bake, and for some reason everyone has been baking banana bread. I get it, its easy and delicious. I made some banana bread too, but then I got tired […]

Baking, Brownies

Caramel Pretzel Brownies

So last week was my brother’s birthday, and I wanted to make him something that I knew he would love. And he loves chocolate and caramel. At first I thought I should try to make salted caramel brownies, they are delicious and everyone loves them, but I didn’t have any […]

Baking, Bars

Berry Crumble Bars

To me, spring means it’s fresh berry season. Beautiful strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries can all be bought at local farmers markets. My absolute favorite berry is strawberry, so I get really excited when it gets to be spring in NJ and the strawberries come into season. I decided this […]

Baking, Brownies

Quarantine Brownies

The invention of this recipe started with too many leftover egg whites after I made pastry cream. I had to come up with something to do with them, because I didn’t just want to throw them out. So, I did what everyone else would do, I googled “what can I […]

Baking, Bread

Cheesy Herb Beer Bread

Now that a majority of people are social distancing at home, and doing their best to stay inside, baking seems to have soared in popularity. My Instagram feed is filled with pictures of baked goods, and the most popular thing people seem to be baking is bread. So much so […]

Baking, Cookies

Cinnamon Roll Cookies

These cookies are very easy to make and taste just like little cinnamon rolls. They use a sugar cookie dough filled with cinnamon sugar and drizzled with icing. If you want to save time, you can buy sugar cookie mix from the store and prepare it with the package directions, […]

Baking, Muffins

Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

These delicious Chocolate Banana Muffins have won me blue ribbons at both the county and state fair for best muffin. They manage to retain the banana flavor, even though chocolate can usually tend to be overwhelming. They are easy to make and will impress anyone you feed them to.

Baking, Cookies

Cherry Vanilla Cookies

When my co-workers birthday was coming up, I had to try to come up with something she would like as a treat. She hates chocolate, so that left out a lot of things I usually make. I remembered that she told me that her favorite ice cream flavor was cherry […]

Baking, Cookies

Lemon Bar Cookies

I love lemon bars, but they can be so messy to eat. I was trying to come up with a way to eat them without getting my hands all sticky, and these little cookie cups are the best way to solve this problem! They have the taste of a lemon […]

Baking, Brownies

Boozy Irish Brownies

These brownies are a delicious layer of Guinness brownies topped with Bailey’s frosting and Jameson ganache. These are similar to the Irish cake I made back in March, except these are a lot easier to make. They use a boxed brownie mix, and the same ganache and frosting as the […]

Baking, Cakes

Peach Upside Down Cake

I love peaches. They are my favorite fruit, and every year I look forward to the day when the peaches are finally ripe at the local farms and I can go buy them. Once they are finally available, I tend to buy way too many and then need to come […]

Baking, Cakes

Boozy Irish Cake

In honor of St. Patrick’s day, I made a cake with all components of the famous cocktail: Guinness, Irish Cream and Jameson. This cake is absolutely delicious, and despite the alcohol content isn’t overwhelming at all. For my version, I baked a chocolate cake with Guinness in it, topped it […]