Overnight French Toast Bake

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Everyone needs a good make-ahead breakfast in their arsenal over the holidays. This one is mine. (Actually, it started as The Pioneer Woman's but I changed a few things to make it even better!) Lots of baked French toast recipes claim you can make them ahead of time but they turn out too soggy, … [Continue reading]

Salted Caramel Pie

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I posted this recipe on Babycenter last year, and it was one of my top 5 of the year. I even went so far as to call it the best pie EVER. At the time, I'd written for Babycenter for six years. And in that six years I'd never titled any food post "Best XXX Ever." There's a good reason for that -- I … [Continue reading]

Thanksgiving Prep: Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce

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I am NOT hosting Thanksgiving this year...YAY!!! But I did last year, and with a 1-year-old who still wasn't letting me sleep very much, I was on a … [Continue reading]

Pumpkin Spice Toffee Cupcakes (5 ingredients!!)

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If I had a nickel for how many times I've realized I needed a homemade treat at the last minute... I might be a tiny bit forgetful. And … [Continue reading]

Easy Salted Caramel Rice Krispie Treats

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Sometimes when I make you cook your caramel from scratch you get a teensy bit irritated with me. I totally get it, I've burnt a batch (or twenty) of … [Continue reading]

Super Sides: Paper Thin Bacon Cheddar Potatoes

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Are you starting to think about Thanksgiving yet? Maybe I'm the only food nerd that is, but I had some time yesterday and three lonely potatoes … [Continue reading]

Better-Than-The-Packaged-Stuff Creamy Garlic Bowties

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A few months ago I made this Better-Than-The-Packaged-Stuff Cheesy Rice and you guys loved it. It was one of my most-pinned recipes of the year. So I … [Continue reading]

Super Easy Halloween Trifle

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Hi y'all, I'm posting this one a day early because Halloween has snuck up on me and I need to get it up ASAP so you can use it! It's a showstopping … [Continue reading]

For the Grown Ups: Pumpkin Pie Martinis

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So, I’m opening myself up for public shaming here, but a lot of the parents in our neighborhood take their kids trick or treating while sipping a … [Continue reading]

Pumpkin Marshmallow-Stuffed Cookies

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Looking for a Halloween or fall dessert that's knock-your-socks off good? Step right up, friends. These cookies are the bomb. I dreamt them up when … [Continue reading]