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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 […]

Appetizers

Prosciutto Pinwheels

This is an incredibly easy appetizer to make that is always a hit. Ingredients 1 (17.5 ounce) package frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed 6 ounces prosciutto, thinly sliced 6 ounces sliced swiss cheese 2 teaspoons honey mustard 2 teaspoons raspberry preserves Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees […]

Entrees, Pasta

Baked Ziti

I layer my baked ziti like you would a lasagna, so that all the flavors don’t mix together too much and become a saucy mess. You can use this recipe as a make ahead option by freezing the casserole until you want to eat it by stopping right before 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 […]

Appetizers

Deviled Eggs

I think deviled eggs might have been the first thing I every really cooked. My mom would always make them, so I used to help her, starting when I was a little girl. Eventually I became the person who would make all the deviled eggs for special occasions and parties. […]

Appetizers

Buffalo Chicken Dip

My husband loves everything that is buffalo chicken flavored. So with him in mind, and my in-laws coming over for dinner, I wanted to  make something they would all enjoy. This layered dip is incredibly simple and quick to make, and was a huge hit. I dont really like buffalo […]

Entrees

Chicken Kiev

My father always used to make Chicken Kiev whenever we were having a special meal at home. I loved cutting into the chicken and seeing all the delicious butter just ooze out. It was one of my favorite meals, so for my birthday I always requested he make it. Eventually […]

Appetizers, Uncategorized

Artichoke Dip

I started making this recipe a few years ago when I was looking for something to make as an appetizer for thanksgiving. It was a huge hit, people request it often, and now I make it for pretty much all social events. You can serve it with crackers or chips […]

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 […]