Are you guys ready to get your cheese on? Well, I guess I should rephrase that. Are you guys ready to get your SWEET cheese on? Yup, that’s right. I’ve got a super sweet decadent recipe for you today and it comes in the form of holiday mascarpone tarts with almonds and pomegranate. I’ve been …

Oh my goooooodness…there are so many amazing things going on today! Not only is it Thursday (which means we are one day closer to the weekend), there’s a giveaway for a handful of moola towards holiday cards at Minted.com, and then there are these brown butter snickerdoodle blondies with Nutella caramel. Do I even have …

So, fudge is probably my favorite part of the holiday season. What? Too soon? Believe it or not, I am more than ready to get in the kitchen and start baking Christmas and other holiday cookies. This 5-ingredient dark chocolate fudge with pistachios is now my NEW favorite part of the holiday season. I’m not …

So, how was everyone’s weekend!? How excited are we that it’s Monday?! I for one am not excited that it is Monday, but I am super excited to share this easy and moist carrot cake with you! It is everything you crave in a carrot cake, with a little bit of crunch and a whole …

I have been told recently that it is too soon for pumpkin. I know, it’s only the middle of August, but here is the thing…I really just don’t care, and that about sums up my thoughts on the subject. Don’t get me wrong, I love summer just like the rest of ’em, but fall will …

  My sister, Kara, is going to kill me. I just know it. So hopefully, she reads this post after I talk to her and before she realizes what I have done. Kara is obsessed with seven layer bars. They are her all time favorite Christmas “cookie,” and I definitely forget to send a batch …

  You can’t have a true Italian Christmas without Italian Anisette Cookies, so of course I had to make like 5 dozen of them. I believe that we have discussed my dislike for anise in the past. It’s sad. I wish I loved the stuff, but I just can’t bring myself to love that licorice …

  So is everyone getting ready for the big day(s)?! I know that I have a whole lot left to do. I can’t believe there is only a week left! Let’s talk cookies. These strawberry chocolate thumbprint cookies with white chocolate glaze remind me of a chocolate covered strawberry gone wild. No kidding. This is …

  For those of you who enjoy my more savory dishes, I sincerely apologize for all of the baked goods I have been posting lately. Don’t worry, I will get back into some great dinner recipes here soon. For now, I’ve got to stick with the cookies. Hey, Christmas is right around the corner! I’ve …