Award-Winning Bacon-Wrapped Maple Cupcakes

The bacon-wrapped maple cupcake! A modern marvel.

Hi everyone! After a crazy-busy couple of months full of life changes–including marriage, name changing and laundry consolidation–it’s good to be back in the blogosphere. I’m excited to put all this new kitchen gear to work and share some more recipes! Now, on to the main event: Bacon-Wrapped Maple Cupcakes. This recipe came about as […]

Sugar Cookies

Just in time for the holidays, a classic sugar cookie recipe with super-easy icing.

This post is a real classic–it’s the cookie recipe my family has used for Christmas cookies every year for as long as I can remember! They’re the quintessential sugar cookie, with a light, slightly crunchy homemade icing to top it all off. Feel free to add other decorations–sprinkles, red hots, etc.–while the icing is still […]

Black Bean Brownies

I know you're skeptical, but give the black bean brownies a chance! Who could say no to that plate?

Paul and I have been on a health kick lately, so I’m revisiting some lighter recipes. Here’s a simple dessert that’s filling, gluten-free and high in fiber, thanks to these little guys: Yep, black beans! I know it sounds strange, but the beans replace all the flour and produce a thick, fudgy brownie. The trick […]

Balsamic Strawberries & Greek Yogurt

Long time, no recipes. I know, I know. My only excuse is that my life is full right now, and I haven’t had much time to cook anyway–and the recipe I’m about to share reflects that. I was craving something sweet and summery, and this was the perfect ending to my dinner tonight. Berries and […]

Saucy Chocolate Mug Cake

I know it’s been a while. Things have been crazy, but they are finally calming down. Here’s a quick run down of what I’ve been up to in the past two weeks: Successfully finished my first year of graduate school. Completed my first internship for the program. Started a cool second internship for the summer […]

Eggless Chocolate Mug Cake

Friday’s pudding post has had me thinking about dessert, so I thought I’d share another dessert recipe with you while we’re on the subject. If you’ve been anywhere near Pinterest, StumbleUpon, or any of the hundreds of cooking blogs out there on the internet lately, chances are you’ve encountered the mug cake. As fads go, […]