This easy garlic bread recipe is a must for any bruchetta or tapenade spread. They are so easy to make and even easier to eat. Although garlic toast is usually really simple to make and hard to mess up, I have made some pretty so-so garlic bread in the past. But then I tried making […]

These individual serving pies are so much fun. They take a bit more time to make but they are worth it. They are especially great if you are having a  dessert spread or an appetizers meal. Of course the lattice topping takes some time not only to put together but also to master. If you […]

Sugar cookies are a staple around Christmas time. Even though they are as simple as you can get as far as cookies go, I still love them because of their endless decorating possibilities. These snowflake cookies are one of my favorites. I’m including a very good sugar cookie recipe below, but if decorating is more […]

These gingerbread cookies are great for creating fun shapes and for decorating . They are crunchy, not soft and gooey. So if  you are looking for a soft gingerbread cookie this recipe is not for you. But like I’ve said before, there is no shame in using store bought dough if you are short on […]

This recipe adds a wonderful twist to a classic pecan pie. Not only does it have a rich, complex flavor but the chocolate drizzle on top sends it to a whole different level of delicious goodness. Since it also looks as wonderful as it tastes it will make you want to skip dinner and jump […]

Like most of the things I cook, I like taking traditional recipes and spicing them up a bit. Even though pumpkin pie is perfectly wonderful on its own and doesn’t need any help, I couldn’t resist trying something new with it. That how I got this pumpkin tart with a pecan streusel topping. It’s slightly […]

For some of you, like me, the word butter in the title is a bit scary. Although it makes everything taste so much better it goes against all my hard work of trying to eat healthy. But then I ration with myself…I say, ‘Emmalee, if you are going to splurge on a pie you might […]

I can’t remember when I first had these pumpkin bars. But I can say that they are really tasty! I do remember growing up with a similar recipe, cherry bars made with cake mix. I could have eaten them by the pan full. I’ll have to dig that recipe up some day soon. But until […]