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Desserts

Meyer Lemon Olive Oil Bundt Cake

Meyer Lemon Olive Oil Bundt Cake

  It’s hard to believe now, but olive oil cake wasn’t even on my radar for the longest time. I of course saw it on dessert menus off and on for awhile, but it just never quite piqued my interest. As someone who generally gravitates […]

Spicy Chai Granola Muffins

Spicy Chai Granola Muffins

We had family in town all weekend, so I haven’t had time to cook or post at all!  But, I’m down to business this Sunday afternoon, since it’s always one of my favorite times to bake for the week ahead. Making a batch of fresh muffins […]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bites

If you are as obsessed with peanut butter cups as I am, this recipe is likely to blow your mind.  It’s essentially our version of a homemade PB cup, in a small bite-sized ball.  A little more labor-intensive than going to the store and buying […]

Snowball Cookies

Snowball Cookies

Pretty much from Halloween onward, this fall has felt like a marathon of holiday planning, prep and cooking. We’re now reaching the finish line – Christmas is just days away – and you betcha, we’ll be cooking up a storm. ‘Tis the season of gingerbread, […]

Pumpkin Banana Bread

Pumpkin Banana Bread

Since I’ve been pretty much eating this pumpkin banana bread all week long, it’s about time I posted it to the blog. I know pumpkin + banana may seem like a slightly odd combo to some, but I figured I’d give it a whirl. I […]

Pumpkin Seed Apple Crisp

Pumpkin Seed Apple Crisp

We went apple picking almost a month ago now and believe it or not, I’m still trying to find ways to use up our bushel of apples. This recipe is a twist on the classic apple crisp my Mom used to make. Same ingredients and […]

Cinnamon Swirl Bundt Cake

Cinnamon Swirl Bundt Cake

I’ll be the first to admit, baking is not my strength.  Marc far excels over me in this domain.  But now that we’re trying to get our blog up and running, I’ve been determined to start challenging myself more in the kitchen.  And that means […]