Recipe Review: Brown Sugar Apple Cobbler

Yes, you’re in the right place. Yes, it is citrus season. However, some of you know by now I tend to follow my stomach more than trends. Besides, isn’t the point of citrus to brighten up a gloomy winter’s day? I don’t consider overcast skies the real issue here in Southern California. It’s just cold, by our standards. Such… Continue reading Recipe Review: Brown Sugar Apple Cobbler

Recipe Review: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

This wasn’t supposed to happen. I wasn’t supposed to start the year like this. I had a plan. I was going to make a somewhat healthier dessert using oatmeal. But my bright idea began to flicker, as my cravings took over. I couldn’t shake the memory of that glorious Swedish Chocolate Brownie Cake. It had taken all… Continue reading Recipe Review: Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies

Recipe Review: Swedish Chocolate Brownie Cake

Friends, to say 2015 was nothing like I expected would be a gross understatement. This year has given me more twists and turns than I felt capable of handling. My bright spot has been this blog; knowing I could share my latest dessert discoveries with you. I do miss my adventures around Southern California. However, rekindling my love for… Continue reading Recipe Review: Swedish Chocolate Brownie Cake

Eggnog Crinkle Cookies Recipe

Friends, I know it’s a sensitive subject, but I couldn’t resist any longer. The Holidays just wouldn’t be the same without eggnog. I like drinking it and I adore it in desserts.  So this week, I set out to bake something using the Christmas beverage. I didn’t know exactly what I wanted, but I knew… Continue reading Eggnog Crinkle Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Coconut Pecan (Almost Fudge) Bars

There are things in life that bring such joy; you smile from the inside out. Often they’re not what some would consider big things. Rather small moments of significance to that person. For me, it’s Holiday fudge. Even though it’s a year-round treat, there’s something about the season that makes it better. As a child, I used to… Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Coconut Pecan (Almost Fudge) Bars

Recipe Review: Brown Butter White Chocolate Pear Cookies

What is it about the Holidays that makes indulgence not only acceptable, but a given? From elaborate events to lavish presents to sumptuous food, it’s all perfectly permissible. Perhaps that’s why some of the richest desserts are during this season. Cooks create whatever tastes good and put off any calorie concerns until January. At least that’s what I’m doing for this week’s… Continue reading Recipe Review: Brown Butter White Chocolate Pear Cookies