Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies

Hooray–fall is finally here! That means it’s time for pumpkin-flavored goodies.  Well, if you can find canned pumpkin in your grocery store. During the past…

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Patty’s White Chocolate Cheesecake

When I worked in my previous department, my coworker Patty was one of the frequent taste testers of the desserts I’d bring to work. I…

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Vanilla cupcakes with dulce de leche filling

I still can’t believe our little girl turned one this year. To help celebrate this joyous occasion and to mark us successfully surviving our first…

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Cookies and cream ice cream

I’ve been on an ice cream kick lately. I recently made this and mint chocolate chip ice cream (that recipe will be coming in a…

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Apple bread

Two weekends ago, I was strolling through the Penzey’s store to pick up some spices for baking. While I was browsing the store, I came…

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French macarons

French macarons seem to be the ultimate goal for bakers these days. Golfers have the hole-in-one, figure skaters have the axel jump (which I am…

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Giada’s chocolate hazelnut gelato

If you asked me what my favorite dessert was, I would have a hard time picking, but ice cream and other frozen treats like gelato…

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