Category: Dessert

southern pecan pie

I’m really not crazy into sweets, but if you put a pecan pie in my house I’ll eat the whole thing and growl protectively should anyone else attempt to have a piece. For some crazy reason I never tried to make one at home, so this weekend when […]

ina garten day!

My obsession with Queen Ina is no secret. I basically want to be the Barefoot Contessa when I grow up (let’s be real, I’d be a more hillbilly version but still) – I want to buy “good” olive oil and “good” dijon mustard, have roast chicken Fridays and […]

quick and easy pumpkin muffins

October is my month dudes. I love Halloween, apple-y and cinnamon-y scented candles, the cooler autumn air, black cats, pumpkin flavored everything and spooky movies. So of course, as of October 1st, I had to get cookin’ with some pumpkin. We have a breakfast club at work and […]

chai spiced sugar cookies

I have been on a quest to find a new yummy cookie recipe and I’m happy to say I think I’ve hit the jackpot. A co-worker forwarded this recipe to me (thanks Mahreen!) and besides being easy to make I’d say these are even tastier than a chai […]

pumpkin cookies with caramel frosting

These freaking cookies! They’re so good, I’ve made them twice this month. They’re full of delicious pumpkiny spices like cinnamon and cloves and the batter creates a crazy thick but super soft cookie. And don’t even get me started on that frosting…drool. These are a must-try before the […]

sweet p’s cowboy cookies

I love, love, LOVE Southern food so when my mother-in-law got me a new cookbook, Southern Living’s Off the Eaten Path: Second Helpings I read through it like a novel. It’s all the best recipes from Southern diners and I’ve bookmarked about fifty recipes I can’t wait to […]