Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes

I love the holiday flavors that come out at Christmas time. If you are a fan, then you know the specific one I'm referring to...Peppermint! That's right, and we have whipped up these chocolate peppermint cupcakes that you are going to love. Of course there is also eggnog, and chocolate everything. I can have decadent […] Continue reading >

White Chocolate Peppermint Bark Cheesecake

If you have been following along then you know our love of the Instant Pot and the ability to make great desserts quickly. We started with the Triple Chocolate Cheesecake, then whipped up a Pumpkin Cheesecake for Thanksgiving. It only seemed logical that we continue with Christmas. If you are a fan of Cheesecake Factory […] Continue reading >

Fresh Cran Apple Crostata

With Thanksgiving being over and the abundance of fruits from our Farmhouse delivery, we were left with no choice. Incase you didn't notice, I'm attempting to justify one more dessert during the holidays. We didn't want anything to go to waste so what's one more...right? Or maybe I'm just planning for easy Christmas dessert recipes […] Continue reading >

Sweet Potato Bundt Cake

If you have been following along, you know that I made too many sweet potatoes last week in an attempt to get puree for our Sweet Potato Cake. I couldn't let the puree go to waste so I made some modifications to this recipe from Dixie Crystals and turned some of that puree into a […] Continue reading >

Sweet Potato Cake

I love this time of year and all the fruits and vegetables that are available. Now if only the weather would cool down to acceptable fall temperatures this year, all would be great! A girl can dream! I know you can get sweet potatoes all year long, but something just seems right about a sweet […] Continue reading >

Pumpkin Spice Pull Apart Bread

If you have been following along, then you know we have subscribed to a local farmhouse delivery service. Last week we got pumpkins in the bushel of food. I've always used canned pumpkin puree for all my recipes. But now I'm convinced that fresher is better. It is so easy to use the pumpkins to […] Continue reading >

Instant Pot Pumpkin Cheesecake

  Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and I swear I have no idea where the rest of the year went! It's been almost a year since we got the Instant Pot on Black Friday. It doesn't scare me anymore to use it, so that's a good thing. I love all the desserts that I get out […] Continue reading >

Apple Cinnamon Muffins

This week I got my first delivery from Farmhouse Delivery Service. I'd been wanting to try them for a while, but finally got around to ordering a bushel of their organically raised fruit and produce. It was an interesting basket of goodies that arrived on my doorstep Wednesday afternoon. It came with two pumpkins, collard […] Continue reading >

Elegant Halloween Cakes

If you have a Halloween party coming up, this would be an easy addition to the menu. I know layer cakes seem sometimes overwhelming, but just take it step by step. You could even spread it out over a day or two. I baked the layers on day one. On day two, I made the […] Continue reading >

Frosted Halloween Cookies

It's that time of year again. My favorite quarter! I can't believe how quickly it gets here. Maybe I'm just getting old and forget half of the stuff that happens throughout the year, and it's what makes the year seem to fly by. We always make sugar cookies for the holidays and Halloween, but this […] Continue reading >