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Peanut Butter Cookies |

Peanut Butter Cookies

How do you organize your life? Are you someone who lives and breathes by your Google calendar?  Carry around an old-school paper agenda?  Decorate your office with Post-Its?  Call on Superwoman Siiri to save the day? My not-so-organized life seems to always include a bit of each of those....

Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe |

Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

I seem to have developed a bad habit over the past few years of buying chocolate chips that never make it into cookies. Does anyone else do this?! Like probably many of you, I have an entire “baking supplies drawer” in my kitchen devoted to chocolate chips, sprinkles, dried fruit, nuts,...

5-Ingredient Kettle Chip Caramel Chocolate Fudge -- all you need are 10 mins to prep this delicious sweet and salty treat! |

5-Ingredient Kettle Chip Caramel Chocolate Fudge

3-ingredient, foolproof, rich, melt-in-your-mouth chocolate fudge…topped with crispy, sea-salty, I-want-to-eat-the-whole-bag Kettle Brand chips….drizzled with sweet and salty caramel sauce…and then cut into bite-sized pieces perfect for sharing and enjoying?!? (Oh, and all of this with just about 10 minutes of prep time?) As Uncle Jesse would say, have mercy.

5-Ingredient Graham Cracker Toffee | #dessert #chocolate

5-Ingredient Graham Cracker Toffee

This year, the Christmas season around my place is a little simpler than usual.  And I am loving it. Don’t get me wrong, I still love the season as much as ever.  But instead of going into auto-pilot this year with all of the parties, the decorating, the spending, the...

Peppermint White Hot Chocolate 2

Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

Baby, it’s freaking freezing outside! Seriously.  Once again, I am in the midst of my Very Serious Annual Introspection asking why on earth I still choose to live in a place where my hands go numb literally just walking next door to the coffee shop.  As The Weepies would say, I’m convinced “I...

15 Holiday Cookie Recipes |

15 Holiday Cookie Recipes

There’s something so joyful about baking cookies this time of year that you can’t help but let it propel you into the holiday spirit. Maybe it’s the warming aromas of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger hovering in the air, or the ever so comforting and familiar scent of butter and sugar co-mingling...

Ginger Molasses Cookies |

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! |

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 |

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...


Breakfast Cookies + Cookbook Giveaway

Can you imagine what life would be like if we all woke up to warm cookies each morning? (You guessed where this was going…) You can! And with a recipe like this one from my friend Jessica’s new cookbook, Seriously Delish, you seriously should.  Because these little cookies are...

Greek Yogurt Chocolate Cake | #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 | #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...