Oh these bars…Banana…Brown Butter…

Well hello there friends and Happy New Year!  I can say that for another three days, right?!  Then we flip the calendar to February already!  Eek! This past month has flown by…I’ve been trying to keep my New Year “intentions” going (I like that word better than resolution…doesn’t feel as stressful to me!), along with…

Birthday Brûlée!

So the hubby’s birthday rolled around again this year…we have a week of celebrations in February, with my husband beginning the fun, my daughter in the middle and then Valentine’s Day. Last year I made him this Coconut Custard Pie, so this year I was hoping to make him this Boston Cream Pie but time was…

Perfect Pumpkin Bars~

~Pumpkin Bars~ Ingredients: 2 cups of Sugar 4 eggs 1 can of Pumpkin 1 cup of oil 2 cups of flour 1 teaspoon of Cinnamon 1 teaspoon of baking soda 1 tablespoon of baking powder — 3 ounces of cream cheese 1/2 stick of butter 1 (+/-) tablespoon of milk 3 cups of powdered sugar…

S’mores Brownies~

What’s more synonymous with Summer than S’mores? It’s the simplest of things really; marshmallows…chocolate…graham crackers all gooed up together!  My kids would eat them everyday, if I let them 🙂  so they were super excited when I told them I was making these! The bottom is a basic graham cracker crust, that you bake brownies…

Orange Brownies…

I always like to find recipes that take something you’ve tried many times before, in this case, chocolate brownies, and switch it up a bit.  One of my favorite holiday cookie recipes does this same thing; taking a traditional sugar cookie and kicking it up with Chai spices…but more on that in a future post!…

My Grandmother’s Rhubarb Pie……

My Grandmother’s Rhubarb Pies were famous…….always requested, savored & enjoyed by friends and family alike.  She had many gifts, most of which I didn’t know about until it was too late.  (she’s the one on the left holding me) She lived to be 91 years young….and during her amazing life, she raised five sons, who…

Beer for a Year, month five…

Wow, I know I may sound like a broken record player, but where the heck did April go?  I can’t believe its the last day of the month and here I sit at 8:33pm trying to get this post done before May…which is tomorrow….. Sigh. Anyway, this month’s “Beer for a Year” choice is Summit’s…