Chocolate Orange Brownies

Chocolate Orange Brownies

I’m pretty sure brownies are the world’s most perfect dessert! And this chocolate orange version is my new favorite way to enjoy them. I’ve got one simple trick that’s certain to maximize the orange flavor – and my guess is it involves something you normally throw away!

Brown Butter Sheet Cake with Fluffy Milk Chocolate Buttercream

Brown Butter Sheet Cake with Fluffy Milk Chocolate Buttercream

One of the perks that comes along with being a food writer and instructor is that when it comes to my birthday, I can turn my most favorite flavors into my very own birthday cake. Brown Butter Sheet Cake with Fluffy Milk Chocolate Buttercream – 

Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler with Oat Hazelnut Crumble

Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler with Oat Hazelnut Crumble

Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler – the perfect summer sweet!

The BEST Banana Sheet Cake

The BEST Banana Sheet Cake

I had no intention of sharing this recipe – and then I had my first bite. Even trying to tell you how good it is will not do this banana sheet cake justice. I’ll just say, at least for me, this is one of those bites that makes you pause and close your eyes to take in all that’s happening to your taste buds. Really.

The Perfect Apple Cinnamon Biscuit

The Perfect Apple Cinnamon Biscuit

Well, what can I say – I’ve had some extra time on my hands these last few weeks and something about making biscuits in my kitchen – over and over – has been very therapeutic for me! My practice has resulted in the most flavorful, 

Samoa Sheet Cake

Samoa Sheet Cake

It’s February and that means only one thing in the world of cookie lovers…. GIRL SCOUT COOKIES!!

Salted Carmel and Cream Cheese topped with Walnut + Oat Crumble

Salted Carmel and Cream Cheese topped with Walnut + Oat Crumble

How about a yummy 5 ingredient dessert for your next fall gathering?! And no oven AND only minutes in the skillet?? Are you in?!

Midnight Plum Cobbler w/ a Simple Streusel Topping

Midnight Plum Cobbler w/ a Simple Streusel Topping

I’m not sure it can get any simpler than a fresh fruit cobbler and streusel topping. But thanks to one little trick, I think I’ve found a way to make ‘easy’ even easier!

Peach Cobbler Slab Cake

Peach Cobbler Slab Cake

Well, it’s not summer in Oklahoma unless fresh peaches are involved and this recipe makes perfect use of sweet summer peaches!

Fresh (Strawberry + Blackberry) Slab Pie

Fresh (Strawberry + Blackberry) Slab Pie

This Slab Pie is a twist on the Fresh Strawberry Pie my mom is pretty much famous for. Well …. famous in our little circle of the planet. Mom’s Fresh Strawberry Pie recipe originally came from a little 1970’s county extension cookbook (you can check 

Cocoa + Rye Bread Crumb Brownies

Cocoa + Rye Bread Crumb Brownies

You read it right – bread crumb brownies. Ever heard of such a thing?? Well, as weird as these brownies my sound – they actually make perfect sense. Not only are they sensible — they’re CRAZY tasty.

Cheesecake Stuffed Banana Bread

Cheesecake Stuffed Banana Bread

Can you relate to my banana dilemma? Seems like I so much as bring them home that they start getting speckled. Within hours of spotting the first speckle the kids consider them overripe and they won’t touch them “with a 10-foot pole” (as my mom