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I got a thing for buns.  They’re carb-y.  They’re delicious.  They’re yeasty. I like big buns.  (I cannot lie.) I like hot cross buns.  (One a penny.  Two a penny.) I like them with cinnamon on top. I like them with frosting on top.  I like them made into garlic bread.  I like them made Read more


Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Blondie Bars

Pumpkin!  I went looking for this recipe as I had a little bit of canned pumpkin left and wanted to put it to good use.  I wanted something pumpkin-y, but not over the top.  Nothing that left you feeling “Man, I just had some pumpkin pie”.  But something that left you feeling “Man, I just Read more


Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodles

I think people can be broken up into 2 groups: Those who ADORE pumpkin spice things. Those who HATE pumpkin spice things. There’s almost no middle ground.  Well, I’m in that middle group if there can be one.  I am “She who appreciates pumpkin spice, but no need to worship it”.  I like it in Read more


Homemade Rice-A-Roni (Can be Gluten-Free!)

Side dishes!  Ugh.  They are so easy to get into a rut with, aren’t they?  I find myself just picking a bag of steamed veggies or making a salad a lot of the time.  They just work.  They’re healthy.  They’re easy. And, lately, veggies and salads go great with our recent desire to be gluten-free Read more


I’m a snack addict.  Sure, sugary is good sometimes.  But where my husband is more likely to eat a few scoops of ice cream at night, I’m more likely to go for something savory or salty.  That’s my bent. As my family has recently gone gluten-free, I’ve been doing more cooking of things that we Read more


“You Have My Heart” Peanut Butter Cookies

When I think of Peanut Butter cookies, I think of a big chocolate Hershey’s Kiss in the middle of them.  And I think of Christmas as that’s the only time of year that I’ve ever really made them.  But it doesn’t have to be just a Christmas cookie!  In fact, I saw Dove chocolates in Read more


Savory Recipes Made with Potato Chips

Did you know there is a National Potato Chip Day – and it happens to be March 14? What better way to celebrate than creating a delicious meal or side dish with the star of the day – potato chips. Potato chips add a little crunch, a little salt, and a whole bunch of delicious Read more