Desserts

Ginger Molasses Cookies | gimmesomeoven.com

Chewy Ginger Molasses Cookies

I’m not quite sure what’s happening to me, but I seem to be slowly but surely losing my sweet tooth. If you knew me 10 years ago — heck, make that 2 years ago — this would be shocking. A part of me is not entirely surprised, as I seem...

How To Keep Pie Crust From Shrinking -- 7 easy tips for beautiful pies! | gimmesomeoven.com

How To Keep Pie Crust From Shrinking

Greetings from Wichita!  I’m back in my hometown this weekend, celebrating the holidays with my family.  And we kicked things off yesterday with a mega baking day and made four pies.  So much pie!!! While whipping up 6 batches of my favorite homemade butter pie crust recipe, we did end...

Bourbon Pumpkin Pie | gimmesomeoven.com

Bourbon Pumpkin Pie

So, I made this bourbon pumpkin pie to be the grand finale of our first annual “Neighborsgiving” last week.  But like just about everything else that night, it didn’t quite go according to plan. Let me back up. As many of you may know, my neighbors in downtown Kansas City...

15 Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes | gimmesomeoven.com

15 Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

Last week I made a confession…I basically care more about the side dishes at Thanksgiving than I do the actual turkey.  I know, it’s a bold statement, but get ready for this: there’s something I love even more than the sides. Yep, you guessed right. I’m talking about the...

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Candied Pecans

I’ve heard it said that most of the enjoyment of a glass of wine comes from the smell. But I’m pretty sure the same goes for candied nuts. These.  Pecans.  Smell.  AMAZING!!! Oh my goodness.  I’m kind of convinced that people should stop buying candles and just bake candied...

Blendtec #Giveaway | gimmesomeoven.com

BlendTec Giveaway + 7 Favorite Smoothie Recipes

It’s giveaway day! I know, I’ve been slacking on the giveaways these past few months.  But I’m making it up to you today by teaming up with some lovely bloggers to give away one of my favorite kitchen appliances — a beautiful BlendTec Blender (valued at $479.99). I’ve been...

15 Coconut Oil Recipes | gimmesomeoven.com

15 Coconut Oil Recipes

Raise your hand if you had a jar of coconut oil in your pantry ten years ago. Now raise your hand if you have a jar of coconut oil in your pantry today.  (Ooh! Me!) I think it’s safe to say that the times are a-changin’ with cooking oils,...

Cashew Dark Chocolate Energy Bites | gimmesomeoven.com #glutenfree #vegan

Cashew Dark Chocolate Energy Bites

Time for a new no bake energy bites recipe! This one’s extra-special because I made it with my lovely mama. Remember how I talked in my last post about my parents coming up for a visit last week?  Well, while Dad was making a cheesecake and helping wash 5.1...

Lemon Meringue Pie | gimmesomeoven.com #dessert #pie #recipe

Lemon Meringue Pie

Last week, there was a birthday in da house at #neighbornights — my friend, Liam! Talk about neighbors turned into good friends.  I can’t really imagine life in our loft without this guy.  Liam is a born-and-raised New Yorker who followed a job to Kansas City and ended up...

Greek Yogurt Chocolate Cake | gimmesomeoven.com #dessert

Greek Yogurt Chocolate Cake

Over the (now 5!) years that I have been food blogging, I have become accustomed to the random foods that grace my kitchen at some of the most random hours.  This was especially true when I had my full-time job on top of blogging. Grilled steak at 7am on...

Ginger Peach Crumble | gimmesomeoven.com #dessert

Ginger Peach Crumble

Let me start out by saying that this is an absolutely beautiful recipe that I love.  And I think you will adore it too. But something about baking it up this time caught my emotions a little off guard. Because, quite simply, this is one of those desserts that’s...

Blueberry Cake | gimmesomeoven.com #dessert

Blueberry Cake

Hey friends!  Ali, here.  I’m really excited to introduce you to one of the coolest 15-year-olds I know, who collaborated with me as the baker/writer/photographer behind today’s post.  Her name is Maya, and we have gone to church together for years.  But I only recently found out that —...