Craveable Chocolate Cake

Is it debatable that craveable is actually a word? Absolutely. But, you knew what I meant, didn’t you? So let’s be revolutionaries and use the word before it’s in the dictionary. On to the cake. It really is a craveable chocolate cake and will successfully satisfy chocolate cravings. And since I ignored the opportunity for… Read More Craveable Chocolate Cake


Spicy Meat Sauce

Anytime someone requests a particular recipe, it makes me feel really good. I’m sure any cook would agree that having a certain dish requested is such a nice thing. A special request is validation that others are enjoying your kitchen experiments, too! This spicy meat sauce is one of those recipes for me, and I… Read More Spicy Meat Sauce


Kitchen Tips and Tricks

Hello, readers! Today I wanted to share a few small kitchen tips and tricks that I use to make cooking and time in the kitchen run more smoothly. Admittedly, these are fixes to “champagne problems” (or “first-world problems”, if you prefer). While we’re not solving world dilemmas, I hope that one or two of these… Read More Kitchen Tips and Tricks


Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Here is a cookie recipe to kick off the week. Oatmeal raisin cookies, to be precise. These are slightly sweet and have a little salty kick to make them extra craveable. Spiced with cinnamon and clove these oatmeal raisin cookies have a nice traditional flavor. They’re easy to make and disappear quickly. In short, they’re really… Read More Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Everyday Adventures

Snow Puppy

George has experienced a light dusting of snow here and there, but the inch or so of snow we woke up to was something new for him. While a good dog (most of the time), you wouldn’t exactly call George brave. Consequently, it took a little while for him get comfortable with the snow, but… Read More Snow Puppy


Freezer Blueberry Muffins

What makes these “freezer” blueberry muffins? Aside from using frozen blueberries in the recipe, these muffins hold up beautifully if they’re frozen. If you’re in need of a quick breakfast (or a snack), pull one, two, or a few of these out of the freezer the night before. If you need a faster solution, simply… Read More Freezer Blueberry Muffins


Merry Nearly Christmas

Merry nearly Christmas, readers, and happy first day of winter! As much as I enjoy my little corner of the blogosphere (And I enjoy it very much!), Christmastime busyness seems to have taken over our lives. And that feels appropriate. While I’d like to get new recipes and stories out to you each week, it’s… Read More Merry Nearly Christmas


Cranberry Banana Bread

The story of cranberry banana bread: Post-Thanksgiving, cranberries were on sale at the store. How could I pass that up? I bought a bag without having a plan, just knowing that I’d do something with them. Three bananas were patiently waiting on our counter for someone to eat them. Instead of being eaten, they were… Read More Cranberry Banana Bread