Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

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Slide a batch of crispy baked sweet potato fries alongside your next sandwich or burger… they’re easy to make and absolutely addictive with a spicy Sriracha ketchup! This fall for me has been a little more fast-paced than in years past. I don’t feel...

Easy Pumpkin Swirl Chocolate Brownies

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Decadent, soft and gooey chocolate brownies with a creamy pumpkin swirl fit the bill for fun and easy fall baking! For the love of ooey-gooey, fluffy soft pumpkin and chocolate deliciousness (truly a marriage made in heaven), you must make these brownies. They are ridiculous....

Cheesy Scalloped Potato Gratin

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These creamy, buttery scalloped potatoes are the true definition of comfort food. Perfect for weeknights or holiday feasts! As a kid starting out on my own after leaving home, I didn’t come away with an overwhelming number of family recipes. Sure, we enjoyed good...

Cheesy Chicken and Potato Chowder

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Warm up to a big bowlful of this easy, cheesy chicken chowder with potatoes and cheddar… perfect comfort food for weeknights or lazy fall weekends! Yesterday I had a sick day. I wasn’t particularly sick, just not feeling my best, and so pushed aside...

Dark Chocolate Cupcakes with Meringue Ghosts

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Decadent dark chocolate cupcakes with fluffy meringue ghosts make for one scrumptious, spooky Halloween treat! But, before we get into these boo-tiful Halloween cupcakes, I have a giveaway winner to announce! Thanks to all who entered last Thursday’s Sara Lee giveaway and left your...

Caramel Apple Angel Food Cake Jars + $50 Visa Giveaway with Sara Lee!

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Dip a spoon into these fuss-free fall dessert jars piled high with soft angel food cake, homemade whipped cream, and spiced cinnamon-caramel apples! ‘Tis the season of giving, y’all! Giving thanks, giving hugs and gifts, and all the wonderful things that come with the...

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken

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Try this tasty twist on Asian take-out that only needs a handful of pantry staples and a slow cooker! When I was first learning to cook, the most basic, easy-to-make meals to me were comfort foods – mac and cheese, baked chicken, apple crisp....

Slow Cooker Turkey Pesto Meatballs & Marinara

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Dig in to these delicious turkey meatballs with fresh pesto and hearty marinara sauce, all simmered together in your slow cooker! So, here’s my plan: If fall isn’t gonna come to me, I’m gonna grab it and take it for myself! What does that...

Southwestern Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

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This hearty, healthy spaghetti squash stuffed with zesty Mexican flavors is perfect for putting a twist on your typical weeknight meals! Sooo… hi? Hello? You still there? I may have taken a little breather from the blog to focus on some offline duties, but...

Apple Pie Pull Apart Bread with Vanilla Glaze

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Soft layers of cinnamon-sugar biscuit dough and fresh apple slices combine to make this the most mouthwatering breakfast/dessert EVER. Try it this weekend! Don’t you just want to curl up inside there a live for a little while? Grab a big, doughy layer and...