Pizza Crust

Pizza Crust

I love pizza. Who doesn’t? Some people love it for the cheese and toppings, some love it for the sauce or the whole experience of it. What do I love about pizza? You guessed...

Bean Stuff

Bean Stuff

This is one of those recipes that, when mentioned, causes instant salivation for me. It’s a recipe I grew up with that I hope to pass on to my daughter someday (if she ever...

The Easiest Beans

The Easiest Beans

This is the simplest recipe ever. And it’s SO tasty, you’ll never go back to canned refried beans again. I really wanted to make myself a taco salad a few weeks ago but ran...

Banana Cream Pie

Banana Cream Pie

A few weeks ago my parents came to help us with some trees that needed to be taken down. I wanted to make something special for them, as a thank you. The hard part...

Book-cakes

Book-cakes

What’s the use of having a blog, if I can’t get some shameless plugs in now and then?? 🙂 I wanted to share something I made today for my good friend, Joann Sowles. Joann’s...

Halloween Pumpkins

Halloween Pumpkins

Happy Friday everyone! It’s All-Food Friday here and we’re celebrating Halloween! I love Halloween. Actually, I love any holiday where I can bake desserts into a shape that represents that holiday, and Halloween is...

“All Food Fridays”

“All Food Fridays”

Today is the first edition of what I’m calling “All Food Fridays.” I have found myself baking and cooking lots of things lately, and I want to share. So on Fridays I will be...

You Had Me At…

You Had Me At…

Cinnamon Sugar.  It’s like the line in the movie Jerry Maguire: “you had me at hello.” I hear “cinnamon sugar” and my mouth is watering. Cinnamon sugar toast. Cinnamon sugar on a tortilla. Recently...

Minis!

Minis!

I love to bake, as you can probably tell. I love to eat what I bake too (who doesn’t?)  In my house, this is the exchange that usually happens after baking occurs: Scene: it’s...

A Little Reminder of Summer…

A Little Reminder of Summer…

Late August in Northern California is blackberry season. Every summer since we moved here three years ago, we’ve gone berry picking at a local farm. What’s awesome about this particular farm is that their...

The One

The One

When I think of a really good pie, it usually involves a buttery, flaky crust. Hands down, it’s my favorite kind. In a way, it actually inspired this website. My husband and I were...