Our Top 5 Recipes for Cookie Exchange Season!

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Tis the season of holiday cookie exchanges. A wonderful time of year! If you are still on the lookout for cookies to bake, checkout some of our favorite cookie recipes. Peanut Butter Cookies This recipe is from one of our … Read More

Oatmeal Apple Cookies

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As you guys know, we LOVE cookies and we also LOVE warm spices. We had some leftover apples after we made Our Favorite Cinnamon Apple Cake so we decided to make these cookies. While Mac enjoys a good oatmeal raisin cookie, Al … Read More

Our Favorite Cinnamon Apple Cake

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Thanksgiving week is here! Are you still undecided on what to serve for dessert? We are big fans of the traditional pumpkin pie while others are fans of apple pie or pecan pie. But what do you do choose if … Read More

Date Pecan Cookies

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Cookies are delicious any time. Our year-round of love of cookies is apparent from our previous recipes for Mini M&M Cookies and Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies. But once the weather starts to become cooler and the leaves start changing, cookies … Read More

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These days, it seems that the arrival of fall means the arrival of pumpkin spice flavored everything at the supermarket. Pumpkin spice coffee, pumpkin spice cereal, even pumpkin spice lip balm. While some may bemoan this trend, we love pumpkin spice! However, we’ve … Read More

Peanut Butter Cookies (GIFT #7)

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We have loved peanut butter cookies since we were little. They are salty and sweet and they always have that lovely crosshatch pattern across the top. When our grandparents lived in a separate state, they would mail us a box about … Read More

Our Best, Beautiful Banana Bread

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Our family loves bananas, we always have a supply on hand. Even when you eat them everyday, you can still get a couple that ripen too quickly and are better for baking than for eating alone. We have previously shared … Read More

All Time Favorite Mini M&M Cookies

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There is something magical about baking. Not only the magic of chemistry but also the magic of soothing the soul. Baking has a way of decreasing the stress of everyday life. As you can tell from previous recipes, we love … Read More

Perfect Rich and Sweet Blueberry Crumble (Grandma Inspired Fantastic Treat #5)

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Our grandma was born in Oregon, the third highest cultivator of blueberries in the US, behind Michigan and Georgia. But that is not the only reason this recipe reminds us of our grandma. The second reason was her dentures. She had “soft … Read More

Perfect Plump Peach Muffins with Crumb Topping: GIFT #3

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Every time we see peaches we think about our Grandma. Our grandparents had lots of different jobs during their lifetimes but the one that they most talked about was when they had a farm and ran a roadside fruit stand. … Read More

Banana Chocolate Chip Scones

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I love the flavor of bananas. It has been a lifelong obsession. Banana Runts are my favorite. I also love banana Laffy Taffy. I even love the banana flavored Circus Peanuts despite their kind of squishy texture. Bananas and chocolate are yet … Read More

Banana Oatmeal Muffins

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Mmmm, muffins. Whenever we go on vacation, I eat muffins every single day from the free breakfast at the hotel. They are one of my favorite foods. I am to Muffins as Bubba Gump is to Shrimp (⇠click to see Bubba GIFs on … Read More

Thanksgiving Eve 2015

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  ‘Twas the night before Thanksgiving and all through the kitchen Flour was flying and cranberry sauce was a-glistenin’ At about 7pm tonight, I printed out Ina’s Perfect Pie Crust recipe and strode meaningfully into the kitchen, ready to take … Read More