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

dinner · entree · pork

Pork and Sweet Potatoes with Spicy Cabbage

Pork tenderloins have been on sale at my grocery store lately so I've been buying them up. Tenderloin is probably my favorite cut of pork. As the name implies, it's super tender---but only if it's correctly cooked. Many times, home cooks will overcook pork and let it dry out. There's nothing worse than a tough… Continue reading Pork and Sweet Potatoes with Spicy Cabbage

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

baking · cookies · holiday

Rice Krispie Cookies

What do you get when you mix oatmeal, chocolate chips, coconut and Rice Krispies together? A mega-awesome cookie, that's what. Maybe I should actually call this "kitchen sink cookies" since there's so many random ingredients inside. This recipe hails from the same Atchison, Kansas Methodist cookbook that I used for my peanut butter blossoms. I… Continue reading Rice Krispie Cookies