TREND ALERT :: COOKIE SHOTS

cookie and milk shots

You all are familiar with the Cronut® craze of 2013, right? Well, the same creative brain who brought you the Cronut® has now created a new sensation known as the #cookieshot. Dominique Ansel Bakery is in New York city and I’m jealous just knowing that those New Yorkers can head over any time for a sweet treat. […]

14 SAVORY & SWEET PIE RECIPES

14 pie recipes

I think I’m the only person who has not minded this cold winter. Granted I don’t live in Michigan or Illinois, but here in Virginia where temperatures have been consistently hitting the 20’s and below, it’s cold for us.  It really doesn’t bother me though – I love wearing stylish coats and hats! What I […]

16 DECADENT CHOCOLATE DESSERT RECIPES

16 chocolate dessert recipes

Usually I’m not overly concerned with eating desserts.  I’d rather spend my time grazing over the savory appetizers {cheese, bacon, puff pastry} or comforting side dishes {potatoes, mac n’cheese} at a party or meal.  Don’t get me wrong, there are certain sweets that I go bananas for like bars and pies, and like most girls […]

LIGHTENED UP APPLE-BERRY GALETTE

light apple berry galette

Was your new years resolution to eat “better,” but you still have a sweet tooth?  If I didn’t work with food a lot in my job I wouldn’t eat as many sweets – in fact, how do food bloggers in general, stay slim or fit??  Admittedly my kryptonite is savory appetizers, but I do love […]

14 HEALTHY RECIPES FOR THE NEW YEAR

14 healthy recipes to try

Are you on a constant search for healthier recipes – especially since it’s a new year?  I know I am, but I want them to be full of flavor and not feel like I’m ‘missing out’ too. I’ve collected some delicious looking recipes ranging from salads, to main dishes, to sweets and snacks.   Some […]

DELICIOUS CHESS PIE RECIPE

chess pie recipe

Today’s recipe will do nothing for your New Year’s resolution if you’re goal is to lose weight.  It is, however, an insanely delicious recipe that’s been passed down through the generations.  This classic Chess Pie recipe – or as we like to call it, “sugar-butter pie” – is the recipe to go for when you […]

EASY PECAN PIE BARS WITH SUGAR COOKIE CRUST

easy pecan pie bars with sugar cookie crust

Last weekend started the holiday season with a bang with our ladies night gift exchange on Friday and our neighborhood Toys for Tots collection party on Saturday.  The TFT party was held at a church close by, and it was ‘open house’ style from 5-7.  Volunteers brought cookies and other baked goods to share, and […]