Recipe re-do: Chocolate chip caramel pretzel cookie bars

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These aren't exactly a new recipe, I posted the original back in April and it has become one of my most-requested and most-pinned recipes. I wanted to give them to a new neighbor who moved in over the weekend but I didn't have time to scoop out all the dough and cook them individually. So I took a … [Continue reading]

Grilled Green Beans (yes, you can!)

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Never thought about throwing your green beans on the grill? Me either. Until I was grilling up some steaks and went to blanch the green beans I was going to serve with them. Why dirty another pot, I thought. So I didn't. I marinated them in a little lemon juice and olive oil and seasoned them … [Continue reading]

Root Beer Float…Milk?

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Root beer floats have been my favorite summer dessert since I was five years old. My mom used to buy Shasta root beer (hey, it was cheaper!) and a big … [Continue reading]

S’mores Pudding Cookies

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I'm going to throw this out there...these are one of the best cookies I've ever made. Really. They're nice and thick, crunchy on the outside, soft on … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Cherry Sheet Cake with YUM! Frosting

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Need to impress a crowd but don't want to spend hours in the kitchen? Boom. I got ya covered. I've been making this for so long I forgot it's an … [Continue reading]

Red, White & Blue Tiramisu

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Red white & blue. Tir-a-mis-u. Red white & blue. Tir-a-mis-u. Red white & blue. Tir-a-mis-u. That's what my kids are repeating as … [Continue reading]

Baked Spaghetti

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This seems like a ridiculous recipe to post in June, no? It's a comfort food kind of recipe and I should probably save it for winter but it's so easy … [Continue reading]

One-handed, one-bowl banana bread

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I used to do a lot of cooking and baking with this little guy strapped to me in a Baby Bjorn. (Please note I did not do anything dangerous like cook … [Continue reading]

Summer Thai Salad

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We spend a chunk of our summer at the baseball field. It is hot and sticky and I spend most of my time trying to entertain my two-year-old, but we … [Continue reading]

S’mores On A Stick

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There is nothing I won't eat if it involves three of my favorite ingredients...graham crackers, chocolate and marshmallows. But put 'em all on a stick … [Continue reading]