How to Make S’mores Indoors (in the oven!)

S’Mores made in the oven

You can make s’mores indoors in rain or shine with this easy recipe. Learn how you can make smores in the oven and it’s so quick, you’ll have chocolate on your face in less than five minutes. You had great plans for a campout, but a major storm came through right before you hit the […]

How to Make a Fruit Tray

tray of berries with toppings on the side

Want to serve a fruit tray at your next gathering? Not sure how to swing it so that it looks pretty? No problem. Follow these easy tips to make pretty fruit platters with very little work. Party season approaches! Passover, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, weddings, graduations, baby showers, not to mention the endless parade […]

Homemade Pies: Tips, Tools, & Recipes

Want to learn to make stellar pies? I gotcha covered. Check out these tips, tools, and homemade pies you can dig into today. Pictured: Toffee Dream Pie If you’re a fan of pie, then you’re going to want to learn how to make homemade pie. You just can’t have one without the other. Not really.  […]

Easy Blueberry Pie from Scratch

Take advantage of a free hour and bake up a delicious blueberry pie. It’s surprisingly easy and amazingly tasty to bake one from scratch. If you’ve got a hankering for pie, then it’s time to get baking. Seriously, unless you have an exquisite (and possibly expensive) bakery or pastry shop in your neighborhood, you can […]

21 Valentine Desserts that Won’t Break the Bank

What is Valentine’s Day without a little bit of sugar?  Check out this lineup of 21 delicious Valentine desserts that won’t break the bank. Pictured: Triple Chocolate Sundaes Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? It can be a pretty sweet day. Whether you have a sweetheart or not, I think it’s the perfect excuse to indulge […]

Gramma John’s Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies

chocolate chip cookies on tray with milk carafe and glasses

Do you love crispy chocolate chip cookies? Then you’ll love Gramma John’s recipe for chocolate chip cookies that are crispy and crunchy and tender inside. Learning to bake chocolate chip cookies is kind of a rite of passage in my book. And finding your pet, favorite, go-to, ultimo chocolate chip recipe is part of that […]

Peppermint Brownie Bites

Enjoy a super easy dessert with these Peppermint Brownie Bites. Lots of crunchy edges and a gooey center with just the right amount of mint! One of the attractions of baking a variety of different Christmas Cookies is that you don’t have to lock yourself into one particular flavor. You can vary the tastes and […]

Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Maple Glaze

Pumpkin Cake with Maple Glaze on cake stand

Looking for an easy cake recipe? This Spiced Pumpkin Bundt Cake with a luscious maple glaze comes together easily and quickly, perfect for dessert or snacking. Got a hankering for cake? Prefer not to spend a pretty penny nor fill up on hydrogenated fats and preservatives? Then it’s time to get baking! Baking and cooking […]