Chocolate Chili Surprise

To some people, chocolate and chili may be a peculiar combination and you may be disgusted by such a flavor combination; but if you are like me, you are intrigued by the peculiar and can’t wait to sink your teeth and envelope your taste buds in an explosion of flavor. I first encountered this combination…

Summer’s Perfect Dessert: Smore’s Cake

When I think about summer I think about watermelon, lemonade, camping, campfire, and smore’s of course! The thing is, I am not a big fan of smore’s. I know, don’t hate me but it is just a sugary mess and I get all sticky and I hate it! But, I do enjoy smore’s desserts, like…

Torta di Ricotta al Limone

My husband’s work recently had a going away party for his supervisor, and the theme of the potluck was Italian. I thought great! That is my specialty, I love making Italian food and have created some personal recipes that my husband and I enjoy often. The challenge was making an Italian dessert. I am not…

Orange Spice Gingerbread Cookies!

December is baking season! It is the time of year when I bake the most cookies. This month I did all the baking in one day, and made 4 different types of cookies! It was cookie overload at my house, and still is. This post is all about the gingerbread cookie. I don’t tend to…

Salted Caramel Apple Monkey Bread

I recently had a friend over for the weekend and she wanted to bake with me, obviously I would never say no to baking! I asked her what she wanted to bake and gave her some ideas of what we could do that was fallish, and we decided to make some monkey bread. I honestly…