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: Spiced Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

How easy is it to start a new tradition in your family? Are you met with doubt and resistance? Or acceptance and an open mind? My family stays pretty close to their comfort zone (I definitely didn’t get my sense of culinary curiosity from them). This is especially true when it comes to holiday desserts. There are certain expectations. You… Continue reading Recipe Review: Spiced Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting

Recipe Review: Sweet Potato Banana Bread

Friends, a lot happened in a week. We had Halloween, daylight saving time ended, and if we go by TV commercials, it’s Christmas.   But what about Thanksgiving? Maybe retailers gloss over it because it’s a sincere occasion. It’s not about gifts. Rather family, food, and taking time to be grateful. Over the next couple of weeks, I’ll be giving Thanksgiving the… Continue reading Recipe Review: Sweet Potato Banana Bread