baking and breads

Chocolate Dipped Almond Cookies and Santa’s Milk Drive

by heidi December 11, 2014
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This whole thing started with my wish to teach my 10 year old daughter a little bit about the true spirit of Christmas. To reinforce to her and her friends that it’s better to give than to receive. And I have to say, my wish was granted in spades. My […]

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Crushing On Deborah Harroun of Taste and Tell and Red Velvet Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies

by heidi December 1, 2014
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I can’t think of a better way to start off the holiday baking season than with a festive cookie recipe from one of my favorite food bloggers Deborah Harroun, author of the food blog Taste and Tell, and her new cookbook Red Velvet Lover’s Cookbook. If you don’t already follow her […]

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Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Whiskey Cream Sauce

by heidi November 20, 2014
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When it comes to Thanksgiving, my brother in law has the right idea. His take on dessert? “You need a little sweetness to take away the fullness.” Truer words may have never been said, especially when it comes to Thanksgiving day dessert. But, I can almost see you shaking your […]

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20 Bodacious Bundt Cake Recipes Round-Up

by Hayley Putnam November 12, 2014
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We like big bundts and we cannot lie. We like little ones too — they’re adorable, and French looking, and we can always talk ourselves into eating more since they’re so small. But while there’s certainly no reason to discriminate against any cake, there’s just something extra special about bundts. […]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

by heidi October 30, 2014
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My mom has a saying about cooking / eating / observing an overly ambitious amount of dinner table food. “This could feed an army!” is the exclamation I’ve heard from her more than once in my life. It’s her way of noting how lucky we are, to live and enjoy […]

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