Cooking, Baking & Cocktail Shaking

Smoky Slow Cooker Venison Chili

This week’s #SundaySupper theme is all about comfort food, and who doesn’t enjoy some good old soul-satisfying food? This Smoky Slow Cooker Venison Chili is the very definition of comfort food. For me, comfort food is nostalgic. It warms your heart and evokes memories of childhood, loved ones, past events, triumphs, and “the good...

Peanut Butter Snickers Rice Krispie Treats

I’m gonna get down and dirty and get straight to the point. I’m a snacker! These Peanut Butter Snickers Rice Krispie Treats are snacking at its finest. I like to snack throughout the day. I nibble when I’m at the computer at work, in-between patients, during class, and, yes, when I’m bored. Now, I’m...

Nutella Swirl Pumpkin Chocolate Muffins

Push aside that healthy bowl of oatmeal for one of these Nutella Swirl Pumpkin Chocolate Muffins. They’re sweet and decadent, moist and tender. Why should you make muffins? Um, they’re delicious! Need more convincing? Oh, all right. They’re individual, which means there’s no need to share and, as you all know, I don’t respond...

Orange Pumpkin Pancakes

Happy Wednesday! Today is a good day. Why? Because I’m posting my very first breakfast food on the blog. I made pancakes, and not just any pancakes, orange pumpkin pancakes! They’re fluffy and loaded with warm spices and pureed pumpkin. I had some leftover pumpkin puree in the fridge, and you know how much...

Strawberry Balsamic Jam

Happy #SundaySupper! This week we were challenged to make a recipe using five ingredients or less. Now, I’m a baker, so this was an exceptionally hard challenge for me, but one I was willing to try. After some thought, this Strawberry Balsamic Jam was born. It’s sweet, tangy, and perfect for spreading. I like...

Brown Butter Orange Pumpkin Muffins

These Brown Butter Orange Pumpkin Muffins are packed with all the fall flavors. The brown butter adds a mild nutty flavor and aroma. They’re absolutely perfect in every way! It’s time for another #MuffinMonday. I was extremely excited when I received this week’s recipe, an orange pumpkin muffin. You know how I feel about...

Apple Cider Glazed Meatballs

Happy #SundaySupper! This week the #SundaySupper crew went apple picking and brought back tons of juicy apples for some delicious fall recipes. These Apple Cider Glazed Meatballs are tender, juicy, and full of fall flavors. Now, I didn’t actually pick my own apples. I may have cheated a bit (gasp!) and took a trip...

Cinnamon Swirl Pumpkin Banana Bread

This Cinnamon Swirl Pumpkin Bread Banana Bread is is moist, tender, and swirled with cinnamon sugar. It’s the perfect loaf to celebrate the flavors of fall. Stress is real life, and I happen to be an active participant in this dreadful reality on a daily basis… No choice of my own, of course. Here’s...

Blueberry Carrot Muffins

These Blueberry Carrot Muffins combine sweet with savory and fruit with veggies. They’re a great way to sneak veggies into your kiddo’s food. It feels good to be back! Sorry I’ve been gone for so long, but my grandfather was rushed to the hospital last week, and the family rushed up to Pennsylvania to...