Oreo Truffles

Oreo Truffles

After seeing soooo many blog posts about Oreo Truffles and after trying some that a coworker made this summer, I finally decided to make my own.  Seriously, there are many, many, many posts about Oreo Truffles and here is my own to add to the list 😀 The recipe is really simple and most posts … 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

Pistachio Cupcakes….Finally

Hello World – it’s me, Tope. This post is dedicated to Katie for multiple reasons.  1 – I’ve been telling her I would blog about it for literally 2 years now.  2 – Her birthday was last month and again I told her I would blog about it.  3 – she’s getting married in 2 … 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

Sour Cream Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting

Hello world!!!! It’s me Tope, you know, one of the original members of this blog who fell off the face of the earth over a year ago when I last posted this? Well, I. Am. Alive!!!!  There’s really no excuse for why I haven’t posted in a year and a half, mostly I was lazy, … Continue reading

Tiramisu Cookies

Okay, so I have been away for some time, a LONG time! Alas, I am back with a deeeelicious recipe acquired from the always helpful and distracting pinterest.com.  I had been meaning to try this recipe for some time, and finally the opportunity came up.  I hosted a Cookie and Cards party for my residents … Continue reading

Peanut-Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Was looking for a new cookie recipe to try and came across this gem! Peanut butter + oatmeal + chocolate chips = WOW! I didn’t actually get to taste the baked cookie, but the cookie dough was sooo good! I made the dough for my father to take home and keep in his fridge to … 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

Boston Cream Pie

So for my father’s birthday.  I made his favorite cake/pie, I am not sure why it is called a pie, but anyways, a Boston Cream Pie! I pre-made the yellow cake (just one day before, and kept it in the fridge) to make the assembly much easier. Here are the instructions for the yellow cake.  … Continue reading

Easy Peasy Caramel

…do you want to know a SECRET? Dare I say it is one that will make you soooo happy?! …or at least me very happy when I found out… …making CARAMEL is as easy as boiling a can of sweetened condensed milk in a large pot of water… – WHAT?! yeap, it’s true.  And…that is … Continue reading