Pumpkin Cookies

I’ll never forget the first time I had pumpkin cupcakes.  It was around Christmas several years ago, and my sister-in-law made them.  When she told me what kind of cupcakes she made, I grimaced.  Pumpkin?  That can’t be good.  I thought to myself.  Boy, I was SO wrong.  I couldn’t stop eating them, and haveRead More

Pumpkin Bars

Well, it’s October…which can only mean one thing.  Fall Recipes!  So, for the rest of this month and up until Turkey Day, I’ll be diving into as many Fall Recipes as possible.  To me, Fall Recipes are when we start moving towards the warm comfort foods, but mostly dealing with apples, pecans, cranberries, cinnamon, caramel,Read More

Apple Dumplings

One day while my cousin and I were chatting on the phone, we were talking about different desserts.  Somehow we got on the subject of apple desserts, and she gasped, “Oh, I just LOVE apple desserts.  Especially apple dumplings, they’re delicious!”  I laughed and said, “What?  Apple dumplings?”  She explained to me what they were,Read More

Easy Apple Fritters

My husband and I took our first trip to the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina back in 2005.  We had been dating for a year, and wanted to celebrate by going somewhere that we hadn’t been before.  It’s beautiful up there, no doubt about that, but one of the weird little memories that I haveRead More

S’mores Cookies

While I was looking through some recipes one evening, I found one of a s’mores cake.  It sounded delicious…graham cracker crumbs baked in with the flour to make an amazing cake.  So, then I thought  What if I made that into a cookie?  I fell asleep that night, dreaming of s’mores cookies, brainstorming of howRead More

Blueberry Crumb Cake

One night while I was flipping through one of my three million (at least that what it seems like) recipe books, I came across this recipe.  Piece of Cake! is a recipe book with tons of easy from-scratch recipes for homemade cakes.  This is actually the blueberry variation of the New York Style Crumb Cake.  I’m somewhat pickyRead More