Butter Beer Bread

Beer Butter Bread

Simple, easy, and DELICOUS! Butter Beer Bread (obtained from a technique class from William-Sonoma) 3 cups flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup sugar 1 can beer (12 oz.) 1/2 cup melted butter mix all ingredients  together except for the melted butter.  Place batter in greased/buttered pan and pour the melted butter … Continue reading

First Loaf of Bread! Homemade White Bread

Homemade White Bread

I have been wanting to have loaf pans for such a loooong time!  My banana breads have been in square pans, which the taste is there, but it is so nice to slice a loaf! I finally bought myself two at TJ Maxx Homegoods just a week ago.  And I have started to get good … Continue reading

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Tis the season for EVERYTHING pumpkin 😀 I am doing my part by contributing to the massive number of pumpkins that are consumed during this season in this country! I typically don’t enjoy pumpkin cookies, pumpkin pies, etc. however these muffins are DELICOUS! Wo! So enjoy! I followed this recipe to almost a T from … Continue reading

Cream Cheese Banana Bread

In anticipation for the card game NERTS (such a BEAUTIFUL game) to be played last night, I decided to use up some of the bananas that I had been stockpiling in the freezer.  I still have many more bananas to use… I also happened to have plenty of cream cheese, so I decided to search … Continue reading

Spinach and Artichoke Pasta

Sooooo…I have a TON of cherry (red and orange) tomatoes! I rented a garden plot this summer and my tomato plants are going CRAZY.  I have so many tomatoes that the plants are getting top-heavy and falling over unless I can keep up with plucking the tomatoes! This is GOOD! This also means that I … Continue reading


Again, Aunt Brigid shared this recipe.  This is most definitely my favorite scone recipe! Thank you, thank you! For these scones, I added chopped strawberries! Scones Ingredients: 3 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 6 tablespoons cold butter 1 cup yogurt 1/4 cup milk Directions: Combine dry … Continue reading

Basic Muffin Recipe

I am very much a believer of the ‘breakfast is the most important meal of the day’ mantra! So the other day I needed to make some snacks for an early morning meeting – what better way to encourage people to come than through muffins and scones! Blueberry and Walnut Muffins Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups … Continue reading

Corn Meal Waffles

While Up-North (I am from Minnesooooota, haha) at the cabins, my wonderful mother made us these delicious Corn Meal Waffles, from a recipe given to her years ago by my also wonderful Aunt Brigid! …and I am sure thankful! Because you know what…yeap…you guessed it! They are DELICIOUS! Here is the recipe courtesy of these … Continue reading

Garlic Aioli – A Must with Fries!

Wooooooooooow! So, I do loooove garlic I must say.  Hence, this is a severely scrumptious dipping sauce for me.  It is quite delicious. This time around I decided to pair it with some simple, home-baked fries. I sliced some potatoes, placed them on a greased cooking sheet, drizzled a little olive oil, sprinkled a little … Continue reading

My First Couscous

At the beginning of the week, I dabbled in the art of cooking couscous. I had purchased couscous a while back at our local Whole Foods Market, however I did not really know what I was going to do with it.  I only remember couscous from a box when my pops would occasionally make it … Continue reading