Appetizer · Dessert · dinner · entree · Sides

Quarantine Cuisine: 20 Recipes for a Memorial Day in Lockdown

Let's face it: this Memorial Day weekend will not be like any we've had before. Sure, it's the first signal of summer, but kids have been home for the last 3 months. Summer seems like it started in March this year because of the pandemic. Not only that, but you can rule out any large… Continue reading Quarantine Cuisine: 20 Recipes for a Memorial Day in Lockdown

baking · Dessert · sweet

Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies

Nostalgia is king right now. I think people hit a certain point in this self-isolation that makes them yearn for the way things were...even yearning for the way things were 10-20 years ago. I've been going through old pictures and notes from my friends. I've been rewatching Gilmore Girls for the 100th time. I'm even… Continue reading Katharine Hepburn’s Brownies

baking · Dessert · sweet

Marbled Carrot Cake Cheesecake Bars

I'm a little late to the spring party, and I think Oklahoma is, too. It's been 30-40 degrees the past few nights. I haven't managed to venture outside in 2-3 days since my allergies have been going haywire. I'm missing the little blossoms on the trees, the weeds that are in bloom, and the cheery… Continue reading Marbled Carrot Cake Cheesecake Bars

cookies · Dessert · holiday

Candy Cane Thumbprint Cookies

With all of the holiday baking going on, sometimes you just need to take some shortcuts. I'm eternally thankful to my husband for getting me a stand mixer a few years ago. I don't think my wrists could take creaming butter and sugar together for four different batches of cookies. Another shortcut: parchment paper. I… Continue reading Candy Cane Thumbprint Cookies