Snickerdoodle cookies are a favorite in our house. The name makes me cringe a little, “snickerdoodle” sounds like some strange dog mix. Fortunately, these cinnamon flavored sugar cookies are delicious and my entire family devours them. The ingredients are ones I usually have in my pantry, with the exception of cream of tartar. […]
Mmmmm, warm bread. As I’m sitting here writing this, I’m currently avoiding carbs, so the desire for bread is even stronger than usual (is that even possible?!) I have a basic white bread recipe that gets me through a variety of items, like cinnamon rolls, bread bowls, and yes, white bread. It happens to be […]
Moist and delicious, this pumpkin bread is incredible! You could totally substitute the sour cream for Greek yogurt for added protein and reduced calories. It also makes great muffins, about 24 with a batch this size. I love to make a ton, then freeze them and put them in my kids’ lunches for a healthy […]
There’s a new food truck in our area that makes “Liege style” waffles. Thinking this sounds delicious but not having enough money to spend $35 on waffles for my family, I went about researching how to make Belgian sugar waffles. I bought an adorable little stainless steel Hamilton Beach waffle maker from Amazon for $20.Why […]
My family loves mashed potatoes. What’s not to love about fats and starches? The parmesan cheese and chicken broth adds a depth of flavor without adding a ton of calories. Feel free to switch up the potatoes with what you have in your pantry. This would be excellent with Yukon Gold or red skinned new […]
Baking cookies for Christmas is something I do every year. I give them to neighbors, friends, teachers, bus drivers, postal workers and on and on and on. Most of all, my family loves to eat them. These are basically sugar cookies with a hint of peppermint and food coloring. They mix up quickly, but take […]
Pineapple upside down cake is a classic recipe, but I’d never actually tried it before. I knew the basics, yellow cake with a pineapple brown sugar topping. Usually it involves maraschino cherries, but I forgot to buy them. I think the cherries would make it prettier, but the cake turned out delicious.