Desserts


Man Gettin’ Chocolate Cupcakes

Ultra-chocolatey and spiked with coffee, these handheld babies are dangerously good. If you want to just get down to the business of baking, (click here.) I spent last weekend, a good portion of the weekend before that, and pretty much every single evening in-between making dust pies and acquainting myself […]

These ultra-chocolatey cupcakes are spiked with coffee and a jig (or two) of Grand Mariner for a handheld treat that's dangerously good.

Coconut-Cranberry Chews

Coconut-Cranberry Chews 2

Last Saturday morning, I was standing in the kitchen when I returned my dad’s call. Sun was pouring through the window. Dishes from Friday night’s deep dish extravaganza were stacked in the sink. And as I hung up the phone, I thought to myself, I wish I’d known him better. […]


Peach Pops

Made with ripe peaches and yogurt, these Peach Pops are the perfect summer treat – sweet, refreshing and guilt-free! Jump to the recipe. I guess it’s as good a time as any to admit I don’t gracefully handle Mother Nature’s extremes. This is not for lack of effort. You’ll be […]

Peach Pops made with peaches and yogurt

Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Pies-3

Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Pies 2

I can’t believe we haven’t talked about chocolate peanut butter pie yet. I can’t believe I haven’t told you about the biggest, most epic peanut butter cup of your life. Except, that I have. I shared it with you in April of 2011 and completely forgot! April is this blog’s […]


Chocolate Chip cookies

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

My apartment building caught fire once. It started in the front bedroom of a corner unit. Pillows of black smoke poured from the windows. Small children ran barefoot into the street. Parents frantically counted, checked, and double-checked that everyone had made it out. My roommate yelled to hurry as she […]