Pecan Sandies

These Pecan Sandies are a recreation of a childhood favorite! Knowing my sister ate 3 for breakfast makes me think I hit the mark! Attempting to Make Copycat Pecan Sandies I remember those rare occasions when my mom would give in and buy some store bought Pecan Sandies from our nearby Hy-Vee grocery store ....more

Devil’s Food Cake

This rich, quadruple layered Devil’s Food Cake was an enormous hit with my family. We were practically wrestling each other for the last slice! Devil’s Food Cake for...more

Beef Tenderloin with Gorgonzola Sauce #SundaySupper

Beef is a given for our Christmas dinner. This spectacular Beef Tenderloin with Gorgonzola sauce is worthy of any celebration. This post is sponsored by the Beef Checkoff ....more

Holiday KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway #Giveaway

How would you like to win your very own 5-quart, Artisan KitchenAid Mixer? Enter this Holiday KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway and you could start the New Year with a new kitchen toy! KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway I’m sponsoring this giveaway with some of my favorite blogger friends: Erin of Dinners, Dishes and Desserts, Kate of Diethood, Ally of Cooking in Stilettos, Dionne of Try Anything Once, Kristen of Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker and Susan of The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen ....more

Orange Olive Salad #FrenchFridayswithDorie

This elegant Orange Olive Salad is a riff on a Moroccan classic according to Dorie Greenspan. Sliced oranges are sprinkled with onion slices, Nicoise olive and a drizzle of olive oil before a...more

Apple Streusel Bars #ChristmasWeek #Giveaway

These sublime Apple Streusel Bars have the same flavors as apple pie, but with half the effort! Apples + Streusel + Caramel = Heaven I’ve mentioned my weakness when it comes to caramel desserts…and the same goes for apple treats. Pies, crisps and even apple bars tempt my sweet tooth more than any chocolate dessert ....more

Soft Vanilla Caramels #ChristmasWeek #Giveaway

Need an irresistible holiday treat to share with your friends and neighbors? Try these Soft Vanilla Caramels and sit back and wait for the rave reviews! Christmas Week Continues!!! ...more

Red Velvet Fudge #ChristmasWeek #Giveaway

Making batch after batch of fudge is a holiday tradition at our house, so when I saw this gorgeous Red Velvet Fudge on The Cafe Sucre Farine, I knew I’d have to recreate it! Christmas...more

Turtle Thumbprints #fbcookieswap

These Turtle Thumbprints are rich chocolate cookies filled with caramel and topped with a pecan half or a...more