National Doughnut Day: Vanilla Bean Peppermint Doughnuts

Since we’re talking about doughnuts here   What’s better than one doughnut recipe? How about two? So here’s another throwback doughnut recipe to celebrate the National Holiday DOUGHNUT DAY! Vanilla Bean Peppermint Doughnuts INGREDIENTS: Cake Flour – 2 cups – 200g – 473ml Granulated Sugar – 3/4 cup – 108g – 175ml – Baking Powder…

Allspice Almond Bundt Cake

This post is dedicated to readers who love to bake! Or maybe those who don’t… Or for anyone who just loves a delicious cake!   I would take credit for this incredible cake however I adapted this particular recipe from an Apple Spice Bundt Cake from TasteofHome.com.  I just omitted a few ingredients and added…

Labor Day Inspired White Chocolate Bark

In America we celebrate Labor Day on Monday September 5th and it’s right around the corner! So today was a perfect excuse for me to get a head start on making some Labor Day sweet treats for a party. White Chocolate Cherry Bark with chocolate dipped & bedazzled Rainer Cherries. Making bark is simple. All you need is…

Texas Style Shrimp & Grits

Delicious. Savory. Fulfilling. Comfort Food. Enjoyable. Basically a meal I devour in seconds every time. I’m talking about shrimp and grits y’all!  A simple and easy meal to make. Hassle free and not time-consuming.  Not too many people in my family like seafood so I rarely make this dish.  I’m a Texas girl and down…

Fried Buttermilk Pancake Sticks

Who doesn’t love a fresh batch of buttermilk pancakes to greet them in the morning? I wanted to make some pancakes but for some reason I thought of frying them (hey why not).  The week before I had wanted to make churros and read that you can basically make them with a pancake recipe.  So I decided…

Rosemary Glazed Porkchops

This one is for my meat lovers out there who love a good juicy pork chop! I personally don’t eat pork but I have a family of carnivores, plus as a home cook I want to learn to cook EVERYTHING! This is a great dinner recipe if you don’t like to spend a lot of…

DIY Project: Making Your Own Colored Sanding Sugar

This is probably one of the most undemanding and yet fun things to do! Making colored sanding sugar is great for that extra kick when decorating your baked goods such as cakes and cupcakes. Let’s get started shall we! HERE IS WHAT YOU WILL NEED: sugar (I used pure cane) gel food coloring plastic heavy duty zip…