BEST NYC Sweets, 6 Bakeries in 4 Days

BEST NYC Sweets, 6 Bakeries in 4 Days

While visiting NYC (for the first time ever) last week, I checked out a list of bakeries. In all, hubby & I visited 6 bakeries and tasted 15 cookies, 3 macaroons, 2 scones, one muffin, 7 cupcakes, 1 slab cake and a bowl of banana…

Cookies & Cream Slab Cake

Cookies & Cream Slab Cake

We just celebrated the 13th birthday of my middle boy and as the tradition in our family goes, I take requests and suggestions for Birthday Cake flavors. After much discussion and many rejected ideas (momma always had final say, hah!), Brod and I settled on…

Pumpkin Butter Scones w/ Marshmallow Fluff Buttercream

Pumpkin Butter Scones w/ Marshmallow Fluff Buttercream

Looking for that perfect breakfast treat for your Thanksgiving Day Feast?

Monster Mash – A FFAY recipe for Sinkology

Monster Mash – A FFAY recipe for Sinkology

Halloween is the best time of year to play with your food!

4-Ingredient Toffee Chip Cookies ((a BSF recipe!!))

4-Ingredient Toffee Chip Cookies ((a BSF recipe!!))

I always have my tastebuds primed for tasty food — one of the perks of being a food blogger, I suppose! I recently headed south to Bible Study Fellowship Headquarters and although there were many more important items taking my attention, the yummy food perked up…

Chocolate Briefcase Cake :: a FFAY recipe for Sinkology

Chocolate Briefcase Cake :: a FFAY recipe for Sinkology

Looking for the perfect accessory to go with some much needed P & Q?? Or you want a simple but special dessert for the family? Or you just LOVE chocolate cake – and are always up for trying a new chocolate cake recipe? Well, this…

Fresh Washington Apple Crisp w/ Cinnamon Streusel Biscuit Crust

Fresh Washington Apple Crisp w/ Cinnamon Streusel Biscuit Crust

While in Washington, it didn’t take me long to notice we arrived right in the middle of apple season. At almost every turn, I saw apple trees with branches bowing at the weight of large, brightly colored apples. I had to force myself not to pull…

Summer Peach Slab Pie ((a new FFAY recipe for Sinkology!))

Summer Peach Slab Pie ((a new FFAY recipe for Sinkology!))

My newest Sinkology recipe shines the light on one of my favorite summer treats :: fresh peaches! This slab pie combines some of my very own homegrown peaches with my favorite buttery, flaky, cinnamon-sugar pie crust. A homemade lattice crust topped peach pie made from homegrown…

Pacific Northwest Blueberry Brownies

Pacific Northwest Blueberry Brownies

On the way to the Anacortes Ferry there is the most delightful outdoor market. I first discovered this market on our trip to Orcas Island 2 years ago. On that trip, I loaded up on fresh, sweet corn, herb bundles as big as my head,…

Orcas Island Wild Plum Streusel

Orcas Island Wild Plum Streusel

Thanks to a wild ((or at the very least aged, unfettered & prolific)) plum tree and the kind-hearted generosity of my friend, Orcas Island potter, Mr. Weatherman, I have the pleasure of sharing this simple sour plum streusel. I went to visit Mr. Weatherman and his Olga…

Lemon-Berry Icebox Pie ((in a jar)) – an FFAY Sinkology Recipe

Lemon-Berry Icebox Pie ((in a jar)) – an FFAY Sinkology Recipe

This recipe is a a 5-Ingredient Wonder! Cool, refreshing and simple – perfect for these steamy summer days!

Black Walnut & Pecan Pralines

Black Walnut & Pecan Pralines

I made these pralines with the sole intention of putting a smile