Steps To Being A Great Baker

There aren’t many things worse than taking the time to bake something from scratch and finding out that your baked item didn’t come out the way it was supposed to and it is especially hard to bear when you realize it is your fault. Not a good feeling but your not a professional baker so don’t get too worked up over it.  So what can you do to ensure that your next “item baked with love” from your kitchen turns out the way it is supposed to?  You can check out my list below of must do’s and please don’ts before attempting another go at that recipe that should make you a rock star in the kitchen!...more

Homemade Chicago-Style Pan Pizza

Homemade Chicago-Style Deep Dish PizzaPosted on March 9, 2015 by ErinEvery now and then life calls for a bit of indulgence. For the Gregory household, that was tonight....more

Chocolate and Hazelnut Cupcakes

These are so delicious and decadent, like those yummy Ferrero Rocher chocolates. I was going to just simply pop one of those chocolates into the cupcake but then again I don't like doing things by halves so decided to make the hazelnut filling myself! It tastes pretty darn close to the real thing too. ...more

Easy Mini Minty Brownies

Chocolate and mint are among the flavors I am craving this month.Well, as far as chocolate goes, I crave it ALL the time!But this time of year, chocolate and mint are the perfect combo!!!...more

FF - I heart Peasant Bread

About a year and a half ago, I went in search of a recipe for the eldest, after we figured out she had a sensitivity to yeast, and a craving for freshly baked bread. I started making a traditional Irish bread, without the currents and caraway seeds, which was a big hit with the two of us, but not so much for the rest of the household ("too bland and salty" were the general complaints)....more

Apricot and ginger muffins

A few years ago, I wrote an ar...more

Angel Food Cake with Raspberry Whipped Cream

A delicate white cake with a soft and springy texture, a golden crust, and the aroma of almond accompanied by sweet raspberry whipped cream....more

Flourless Lentil Chocolate Brownies - Healthy and protein rich dessert to satisfy your sweet cravings

Ingredients4 cups red lentils (soaked and drained)2 cups mejdool dates (pitted)2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder3 large eggs1 tbsp. vanilla extract1 tbsp. flax oil1 tsp rice vinegar¼ tsp salt1 tsp baking powder1 cup chopped pecans½ cup mini chocolate chipsInstructions...more

Baked Long Johns

Want a healthier alternative to that ever so cravable chocolate glazed long john? I've got you covered, and there are sprinkles too, lots of them:) Check it out here:...more

Pear, Cinnamon and Chocolate Brioche Cakes

These are little bread and butter puddings. I'm not really sure how or if it's even possible to present a bread and butter pudding in a beautiful way so you'll just have to take my word for it that they taste way more delicious than they look! Or you could make them yourselves, which I suggest you do because they are in fact delicious. ...more