Maple Bourbon Pecan Pie

My mom makes the best pecan pie. Just ask anyone who’s had it- it’s perfect the best pecan pie recipe! A few years ago, I fell in love with the flavor combo of maple and bourbon. (You can see my maple bourbon sweet potato recipe here.) I decided that a Maple Bourbon Pecan Pie sounded […]

Toffee Pecan Pie Cheesecake

Mmmm… homemade pecan pie. There really is nothing like it! My son’s favorite dessert is pecan pie, so I decided to try to tweak it a bit and add a few new flavors. I actually developed this recipe for Toffee Pecan Pie Cheesecake one November for my husband’s birthday- he was super excited because it incorporated […]

Orange Dreamsicle Cake

One of my favorite movies is My Big Fat Greek Wedding. The story of a not-beautiful-by-American-standards girl meets the love of her life at her family’s restaurant. Lots of delicious food is involved as well- the Greeks apparently like to eat! I think we’d get along just fine. I also love the HUGE family portrayed […]

Sweet + Spicy Peanut Brittle Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MejoresRecetas   #CollectiveBias One thing I love about living in a big city is having access to authentic ethnic food products. I love perusing the aisles at grocery stores like Fiesta just to see what fun ingredients I […]

A Fall Ice Cream Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SpookyCreations#CollectiveBias You may think I’m crazy by the title of this post- but let me explain. We live in Texas, where up until Friday, we had temps in the 90s (then non-stop rain for 48 hours thanks to […]

Ooey Gooey S’mores Cookies

The other night, my daughter had a friend over. Granted, this friend is closer to my age than hers, and we had a fun time all hanging out. We wanted to make a dessert and s’mores came up, and also the idea of cookies. Allie, who’s 8, had the genius idea of s’mores cookies! We […]

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