Austin’s Best Donuts 2016

I can't believe this is my second year for writing Austin's best donuts. There has been some changes in this little city over the last twelve months. New places have opened, some favorites have closed. I have been getting tips all year long on best donuts to try. And for you persistant folks in this […] Continue reading >

Make at Home Samoas

The time has finally come. I can no longer justify $4 - $5 for a box of Girl Scout cookies when the amount in the box keeps getting smaller and smaller. So this year, I am determined to learn how to make all my favorites. Then I can have them all year round. Although I […] Continue reading >

Peanut Butter Fudge Cups

The classic combination of peanut butter and chocolate is always a crowd pleaser. These little morsels can be made in small paper wrappers or large, for the true peanut butter cup lovers. Sometimes my only problem is the wrappers come in packs of 100's. Once I buy them, then I'm inclined to make 100's of the treats, whether I […] Continue reading >

12 Valentines Day Treats

Twelve of the best Valentine treats we found on the web to keep you feeling the love this St. Valentines Day. Making just one of these wonderful desserts for someone clearly says "I love You". Because true love happens around the dinner table, right...Well as long as there is chocolate involved of course. That chocolate cake with […] Continue reading >

Chocolate Pudding Cupcakes

I was out and about town the other day looking for what Halloween items had been marked down already to see if there was any decorations I needed for the house. I was at Target and stumbled upon Peeps. Now for me Peeps have always been an Easter treat. It never occurred to me that […] Continue reading >

Pumpkin Bread Cake Balls

  It's that time of year when everything has pumpkin in it. Now don't get me wrong, I'm a lover of pumpkin. I don't know why I don't eat it every month of the year, but for some strange reason, I limit my pumpkin consumption to October and November. Every year I keep saying I'm […] Continue reading >

Recipe Roundup: Halloween Treats

Still searching for something to make or take to that upcoming halloween party? We have searched the web and found a few really creative and fun recipes. I love fun halloween treats! Doesn't matter if it's creepy, silly, or cute, I can't get enough of it. If you feel the same way, I hope you […] Continue reading >

Chocolate Donut Bread Pudding

We have made it to Friday and aren't overloaded on chocolate yet. How about you? I hope you have been following along with this weeks #Choctoberfest. There have been some really good recipes out there for this event. When we made the double chocolate baked donuts, I'm almost embarrassed to say, we had some leftovers. […] Continue reading >

Double Chocolate Baked Donuts

There is no doubt that I love a fresh from the fryer donut. But what I don't love is the cleanup after that, and the fryer smell that lingers in the kitchen. So we set out to come up with an easy, delicious baked donut that I could wake up and cook for breakfast with […] Continue reading >

Bourbon Balls

Since we are just beginning #Choctoberfest, I figured why not go with something really good. I've never been known to pass up a dessert with a little bit of liquor in it. Especially with the holidays coming, and at this time of year, it seems everything you can think of comes out of the woodwork. Most […] Continue reading >