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Recent Recipes

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin is a simple main dish perfect for weeknight meals, and it pairs well with virtually any side dish. At first glance, it may not seem... (more)

Overnight Steel Cut Oats

Overnight Steel Cut Oats are a delicious make-ahead breakfast for people who love oatmeal with hearty texture. This recipe is endlessly customizable and convenient for busy mornings!  I posted... (more)

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries are an easy, delicious treat to make as an edible gift or dressed up dessert at home. I share tips below that ensure smooth, beautiful chocolate... (more)

Irish Cream Brownies with Caramelized White Chocolate Buttercream

Irish Cream Brownies with Caramelized White Chocolate Buttercream

These Irish Cream Brownies are dark, rich, and fudgy, with a butterscotch-like Caramelized White Chocolate Buttercream on top.  Between the Irish Cream in the brownie batter and the caramelized... (more)

Panna Cotta with Raspberry Gelee

This creamy Panna Cotta is a great make-ahead dessert that’s simple to make, and pretty enough for a special occasion. Because Panna Cotta is so often served at restaurants,... (more)

Crab Cakes

Crab Cakes are an easy treat to make at home, for much less money than what it costs at a restaurant. This recipe has plenty of lump crab meat... (more)