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How to Make Homemade Marshmallows (step by step with photos)

These are easier than you think. And the possibilities are endless. Try your favorite extracts (coconut marshmallows?!), or food coloring to match your party, or covering them in chocolate. Once you make them, it’s hard to remember why you went so long without trying your hand at these. Step one: Prepare the pan. Grease well […]

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Top 15 Chocolate Pie Recipes

  I’ve learned a thing or two about what you like since I joined Pinterest. You like heathy food, football food, chocolate food and pie food. Today, I’m focusing on those last two, they’re the most fun anyway. If you fancy yourself a bit of a Pinterest junkie and need a new fix, you might […]

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Apple Pie Bread Pudding

I grew up just feet from an apple orchard on a farm in Easter Washington. Although not as idyllic and charming as one may be led to imagine, I did walk away with an above average ability to name an apples variety just by looking at it. I’ve also learned a thing or two about […]

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Easy Homemade Caramel Ice Cream Sandwiches

Three Ingredients, No Ice Cream Maker, Crazy Delicious Ice Cream Sandwiches was the first name for this recipe, although that did seem a bit long for a recipe that’s so short. If you know me at all, you’ll know that I’m not a girl that goes for the Quick & Easy recipes, but sometimes I […]

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After School Snack: Chocolate Banana Pops

  Before I became a member of Club Mom, I had no idea how much time I would spend obsessing over school lunches and after school snacks. Along with how hard it is to cut tiny fingernails and how accustom to contact with bodily fluids you become, these are things not mentioned in those baby […]

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Grilled Peach Ice Cream

I’m really hard on myself, I’ve told you that before. I’m a nothing-is-ever-good-enough kind of person. Lately, my photos have been in my line of fire when it comes to Stuff I’m Not Good Enough At. I can’t figure it out, why the light is never that beautiful, why the images aren’t compelling enough, why […]

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Mini Brownie Sundaes

This is another one of my “it’s not a recipe” recipes. Because it’s not, it’s assembly instructions on how to assemble these cute little party desserts. I made these for the Forth, a huge hit with with the under 5 set, and small enough to be the perfect size for little fingers. The only thing […]

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Super Soft Strawberry Cookies

Last month California Strawberry Commission generously paid my way to BlogHer Food conference in Austin Texas. As conferences usually go, the memories of the people and food stand the brightest in my mind. The bloggers from all over the globe, the friends I usually only see online, and the food I’ve been reading about for […]

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Matcha Strawberry Shortcakes with Lime Whipped Cream #CAStrawberryShortcakes

My first official assignment as a Brand Ambassador for California Strawberry Commission was to re-invent the strawberry shortcake.  After a brief stop on the idea of another chocolate strawberry shortcake, and possibly a lemon lavender version, I settled on a matcha version, something I hope is new to you all (I like to feel inventive!), […]

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Chewy Lemon Blueberry Cookies

  This post is evidence that I am a totally sucker. Twice. First, my three-year-old lifts a huge tub of blueberries into the shopping cart and says, “Can I have the blueberries? I love them.” I agree. Sucker. The next day, she climbs in my lap and says, “Can we please make cookies?” I agree again. Sucker. I […]

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