Desserts

Toffee Grahams   ||   Homemade in a Hurry

Toffee Grahams || Homemade in a Hurry

Sometimes the simplest recipes are the best. And it doesn’t get much simpler or better than these Toffee Grahams. When I was in high school I developed a borderline addiction to these little treasures and several of my friends did as well. It got so […]

Frosted Lemon Cookies

Frosted Lemon Cookies

When life gives you a recipe for orange cookies, but you only have lemons, I suggest making Frosted Lemon Cookies. This time of year is so full of recipes, schedules, and grocery lists that even after you’ve checked them twice,  you’re more than likely going […]

Philadelphia Sticky Buns

Philadelphia Sticky Buns

I have been dying to make these Philadelphia Sticky Buns for about a year now, but I knew I wanted them to be a breakfast idea for Christmas morning. Christmas is pretty much the only day that it is completely OK to bombard your arteries […]

Sugarplum Bread

Sugarplum Bread

Do you know anyone who actually likes fruitcake? I know exactly two people and they are Granny and my mom/intern. In fact our mom asks for a fruitcake every year for Christmas and because no one else is willing to even try this dessert pariah seasonal […]

Cranberry Sorbet

Cranberry Sorbet

For many people, myself included, the cranberry sauce element of Thanksgiving dinner is quite the afterthought. Judge away, but I happen to love the cranberry jelly right out of the can, still in the shape of the can. Although it doesn’t look like much, I’ve […]

Sausage Cornbread

Sausage Cornbread

Before you dot the i’s and cross the t’s of your final holiday menu, consider adding Sausage Cornbread somewhere -anywhere- to your lineup! It is a dish that can be whatever you need it to be. If you need a make-and-bake-ahead breakfast so you don’t […]

Granny’s Favorite Pumpkin Pie

Granny’s Favorite Pumpkin Pie

Ah, pumpkin pie. It is finally time to share Granny’s recipe for this old fashioned classic staple of every Thanksgiving dessert buffet. Even when we cannot pass another bite of turkey or stuffing past our lips without the fear of exploding, we can all still defy […]

Indian Pudding || Lost and Found

Indian Pudding || Lost and Found

Get out your feather duster because this recipe has been lost and collecting dust for a few centuries. Now that it has been found, Indian Pudding is one recipe that I certainly hope you will be adding to your Thanksgiving menu. This traditional New England dessert […]

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bread

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bread

I know Halloween originated as a day to remember the saints, martyrs, and the faithfully departed. But this year I am too spooked by things like figuring out pre-school Halloween party logistics and complaining about ridiculously expensive Halloween candy (why is it so expensive these days!?). Not […]

Carpool Apple Betty

Carpool Apple Betty

A recipe can be like a game of telephone. One person passes their famous recipe on to the members of their book club, those bookworms make some changes then pass their versions on to their kids, those kiddos grow up and make changes over time, […]



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