Grandma Olson’s Ginger Snaps

Grandma Olson’s Ginger Snaps

As long as I can remember once Thanksgiving is over Christmas Cookie season begins.  My favorite Christmas cookie are Grandma Olson's Ginger Snaps.  Every year my Grandmom would make a variety of cookies to offer us on Christmas Day and making them every year reminds me of my Grandmom.  This past continue reading

Homemade Apple Crumble Pie

Homemade Apple Crumble Pie

Apple Pie is my favorite dessert for Thanksgiving and if it has a crumble topping then that is my idea of perfection.  With that in mind I set out to find the perfect recipe and I have to say this Homemade Apple Crumble Pie   This recipe is a combination of a few recipes; I took the best part of continue reading

Cherry Dessert

Cherry Dessert

This is an old family favorite that some how over the last several years we've stopped making.  Maybe we've all been distracted by cupcakes?  Cherry Dessert (I know what an original name!) is a simple dessert that is perfect for summer time because it is served cold.  I decided to make it for continue reading

Beet Red Velvet Cupcakes Experiment

Beet Red Velvet Cupcakes Experiment

Are you a fan of red velvet cupcakes but find yourself weirded out by how much dye or food coloring it takes to turn them red?  Welcome to my world!  It wasn't until I read the novel How to Eat a Cupcake that I learned beets were originally continue reading

Boozy Cupcakes {part two}

Boozy Cupcakes {part two}

My first installment of Boozy Cupcakes was an experiment for a baby shower I helped throw this past weekend.  It was a co-ed baby shower with lots of BBQ, beer and cupcakes!  When planning the shower we started with the invitation utilizing the colors of the baby's nursery: continue reading