Peppermint Brownie Cake

Peppermint Brownie Cake

Now that the Thanksgiving madness is over, how about some Christmas cheer?? I’ve got just what you need with this peppermint brownie cake. Stand back, pumpkin – it’s peppermint time. I have always been team “the earlier the better” when it comes to the Christmas 

Estonia: Leviasupp

Estonia: Leviasupp

There’s really not a way to preface this for the non-Estonian mind, so I’m just going to put it out there: today, I’m asking you to make dessert soup out of bread. Yup, that’s leviasupp. When I started brainstorming recipes for my #GentGoesGlobal series, I 

Jaffa Cakes

Jaffa Cakes

It’s finally time for the final recipe from my honeymoon tour of Europe! We’ve made tapas from Spain, macarons from France, pastéis de nata from Portugal, and döner from Germany. Finally, it’s time for the United Kingdom to shine, with Jaffa cakes! Like I mentioned 

Pumpkin Spice Truffles

Pumpkin Spice Truffles

It’s November, which means it’s full-on Christmas time in my house! We’re that crazy house with the tree up and the lights out before Halloween’s even over. It comes from years of working retail and feeling like the hectic nature of the season takes away 

Cranberry Orange Banana Bread

Cranberry Orange Banana Bread

Y’all might remember the Great Banana Bread Explosion of 2020, when everyone was bored in their homes with too much time and too little yeast, and wanted to show the internet that they could bake something practically foolproof. And really, that’s the beauty of banana 

Strawberry Basil Cheesecake Bites

Strawberry Basil Cheesecake Bites

Do you ever get hit with an idea, and you’re not sure if it’s a “good” idea per se, but you know you absolutely won’t stop until you see the idea realized? That’s kind of how these strawberry basil cheesecake bites came about. I asked 

Nadiya’s Stovetop Skillet Cookie

Nadiya’s Stovetop Skillet Cookie

Hello hello, how’s your quarantine?? Hopefully someone is reading this in the future past 2020 and is thinking “what quarantine?” In which case, CONGRATULATIONS, you’re not confined to your house for months on end eating skillet cookie after skillet cookie! For those of us suffering 

Russia: Medovik

Russia: Medovik

What is medovik? Well, for starters, medovik is a challenge. As I mentioned in my post about my award-losing chocolate chip cookies, I hate competition. But what I love is a good personal challenge. That’s why I started following the 52 Weeks of Cooking subreddit. 

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I was so excited to call these my Award-Winning Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies. But guess what? THEY AREN’T. Earlier in the year, I took what was a huge leap for me and entered the Kentucky State Fair for the first time. It’s something that 

Cranberry Thumbprint Cookies

Cranberry Thumbprint Cookies

These Cranberry Thumbprint Cookies contain something that was never personally part of my childhood memories: cranberries themselves! It may sound strange, but cranberry sauce was not a holiday staple in my family. To this day, it’s not included in our festive spreads. Corn, mashed potatoes,