Recipe: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies with Walnuts

I try to spoil everyone that I encounter with my baking and the people over at the auto mechanic shop where I get my car serviced/fixed is no exception. Whenever I bring my car in, I ensure that I bring a batch of cookies. I always ask the owner, Paul, what kind of cookies he…

Culinary Adventures: My YouTube Channel.

One of the things that annoy me the most about the online cooking videos floating around and being shared all over the place is the fact that 95.8464% ( that’s a very scientific number, I promise) of them use the same music on it. I know that people can’t just use any type of music…

Culinary Adventures: I can finally talk about it.

Fair warning: This might become long and at some points a ramble because I’m so very excited about it all and I still can’t wrap my head around the fact that this actually happened to me. I’m one of those people where if I have exciting information, I want to share it with all my friends. It’s…

Recipe: Magical/Lucky Blondie Bars

When my friend from England stayed with me, she did what most others would do…Load up on sugary breakfast cereal! Sadly, I’m not a cereal eater and she left some Lucky Charms behind. That means I needed to bake them into something so they didn’t go to waste. So into a blondie bar they went!…

Recipe: Layered Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake

It’s fall y’all! And that means time for apples and pumpkin and warm spices like cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. I will admit that I am a fanatic for the apple cinnamon combination. So when my coworker gave me some Braeburn apples from his tree and asked me to do something with it so he could…

Recommended: Blueberry Buckle from America’s Test Kitchen

My godmother has a ton of cookbooks since she loves to cook and bake just as much as I do. She’s been making a Blueberry Buckle from America’s Test Kitchen and has been met with rave reviews to anyone she has served it to. But, she tweaked the recipe a bit, which she conveyed to…

Recipe: Swirl Cheesecake with Graham Cracker Walnut Crust

If you like cheesecake that isn’t too sweet or drowning in topping, this recipe is the one that you’re looking for. Compared to others, the cheesecake layer is thin and fluffy. I also like the use walnuts with my graham cracker crust because it gives it texture and contrast to the creamy cheesecake. Since jam…

Recipe: Blueberry Lemon Coffee Cake with Almonds

I had baked a bunch of things last week and took pictures of them so I could post recipes on my blog. But when I sat down to actually post one of them, none of them seemed interesting to me anymore. I was complaining to a friend about it and she asked what I wanted…

Cooking Tip: Oven Temperature.

A lot of my friends ask me for advice or cooking tips that I can give them to help their cooking or baking. Most of what I know is from trial and error, or a random factoid that I’ve heard somewhere and tucked into my brain. So when I thought about what I could pass…