raspberry tiramisu and an al fresco italian dinner

Okay guys, as excited as I am for fall (seriously, I already have my Halloween costume + my apple cider candle is LIT) – I am kinda bummed to see summer come to an end, especially because this one really went by in a flash! My favorite part of summer is being able to cook,…

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pecan cheesecake sugar cookie squares

You guys! I have just been eating, eating, and eating! Of course we had turkey and all the trimmings, then Sir Dave made a great prime rib dinner, then we had a wonderful, rich French dinner out with the mother-in-law and today just for reference I had a bagel, a Reese’s peanut butter cup, nachos…

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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 Dave and I had a night off…

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summer strawberries with brown sugar & sour cream

When we were in Maine, Aunt Bette brought out strawberries with brown sugar and sour cream for dipping. I thought, what the what? But after trying the first one, I was hooked! So simple, great for parties or for binge watching a Golden Girls marathon alone on the couch. Either way, give this yummy treat…

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oreo cheesecake cupcakes

Oreo cheesecake in cupcake form. Yes please! This recipe couldn’t have been easier since there are only a few ingredients and for the bottom ‘crust’ you just throw an oreo in there, brilliant! This recipe makes a boat-load, but trust me people will gobble them up. Ingredients 42 Oreos, 30 left whole, and 12 coarsely…

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