The BEST Banana Cake Recipe

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Have I mentioned I love cake?  All kinds of cake.  I’d say I’m not picky, but I really am.  Dry cake is the worst, blech. This banana cake is so moist and amazing.  I made it as a layer cake to get that extra frosting in the middle, but if you’re feeling a little lazy […]

Super Soft Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodle Cookies

    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. […]

Parker House Rolls

Parker House Rolls

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 […]

Quick and Cheap Cheesy Pepperoni Rigatoni Bake

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Most of my weeknight dinners need to happen really quickly.  By the end of the day, I’m basically too exhausted to do anything fancy and complicated.  This is my vamped up pasta dinner that I make instead of just pouring jarred spaghetti sauce over noodles and calling it dinner.  It’s easier and cheaper than homemade lasagna […]

Chocolate Cake with Berries & Whipped Cream

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Please don’t be intimidated by homemade cake, this one is actually SO simple. This is my absolute FAVORITE chocolate cake recipe. It’s dense but so moist, and it has the most intense chocolate flavor without being too heavy. We had friends coming over to dinner, and they like to eat healthy food. Like organic almond milk and flax seed kind of healthy food. I happened to want cake for dessert, so I decided to “trick” my friends into eating my delicious cake. Whipped cream and fresh berries are delicious (it’s just not quite the same as buttercream frosting!)