popcorn chocolate chip cookies

ok, so imma be real¬†with you. i burn popcorn. like pretty much every time i make it. no matter how closely i listen to the microwave as it’s popping, i still burn it. i follow the directions – i swear – and then stand patiently by the microwave as it pops, listening for the break…

the el grande chewy chocolate chip cookie

once, i thought you should look for and keep only one chocolate chip cookie recipe. pretty sure my beliefs have changed and i now agree¬†that life is too short to only make one recipe. these cookies are the result of lots of advice, tips from others, and searching the depths of my soul. one friend…

oreo brownies

when i posted my chocolate chip cookie recipe, i said my life had been a quest to find that perfect recipe. like those little chewy wonders, i have also been on a quest for MY brownie recipe, my favorite from-scratch recipe. along that journey, i stumbled upon this genius thought – oreos IN brownies. shyeah….

my favorite chocolate chip cookies

as every normal american girl, my life has been a quest. a quest to find the perfect chocolate chip cookie. it’s not something i daily think about per se, but in the back of my mind, almost subconsciously, i have always been searching for my favorite. as someone who likes to cook, i have tried…

chewy chocolate spiced molasses cookies

the other night i attended my first ever cookie exchange. super fun & super yummy.. except. a party where there is a large table covered with loads-o-cookies and you can’t eat any of them?! not right. the good part came when i got to take a big plate home and share them with the hubby,…

brownie crackle cookies

so i guess my food blog might turn into a desserts-only blog. well, at least for the duration of my pregnancy. i’m telling you, it’s ALL i crave. and i am OK with that. i hope you are too. i messed with this recipe a little bit, one i found over at the craving chronicles….

chocolate-ginger brownies

if you love chocolate and you love brownies, i am pretty sure you’re going to love this spin on the homemade fudgy brownie. even if you don’t like ginger, you can omit the ginger part of the recipe and continue on your merry way. but i do hope you like ginger. as i do. because…

double chocolate & espresso cookies

i’m not playin’ around y’all. these are serious cookies. if you are extremely strange and don’t like chocolate in the least, you should stay away from this recipe. they are basically the perfect chocolate chip cookie but with chocolate in the batter too. plus they have this surprise of espresso in them which is lovely…

kahlua cake

how does that picture make you feel? mmmmnn, seeing all that chocolate gooey goodness makes me serenely warm and happy inside. maybe it’s just because i am a girl and well, girls like chocolate. i made this last week for girls night and it was DEvoured. besides the taste of the cake that makes you…

black bottom cupcakes

we had a little dinner party the other night that consisted of lemon pepper grilled chicken, corn & rice with cilantro and avocado, cheddar-green onion muffins and then we finished the meal with these: chocolate cream cheese cupcakes. i mean, after such a healthy meal, you need some cupcakes like these. it’s genius really –…

spiced molten chocolate cakes

once a week, i have several close girlfriends that come over & invade my house. for girls night. my favorite night of the week. and for girls night, we love to get our sweet on. and THIS recipe is the best way to indulge. this is the best molten chocolate cake i have ever tasted….