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January 22, 2018

Daddy's Peanut Butter Banana Cream Pie 

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 5 minutes

Inactive time: 2 hour

Total time: 2 hours and 15 minutes 


25-30 Oreo Cookies 

4 tablespoons butter, melted

1 cup creamy Peanut Butter

8 ounces cream cheese

1 cup powdered s...

December 12, 2017

Happy Hanukkah! Make a batch of these festive holiday doughnuts to celebrate the holidays with me. I used blue coloring for the glaze, but you can also switch it out for red and green to celebrate Christmas with them too! Have a holly jolly holiday season! 

Baked Apple...

September 19, 2017

So easy and you'll be eating pretty, no doubt! Celebrate apple season or the Jewish Holidays with this classic spin on an Apple Tart using puff pastry dough! Scoop some ice cream on top as a bonus!

Apple Tart 

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour an...

July 7, 2017

Let's face it, we all crave a Banana Split type of dessert every now and then (and it's ok too if you crave it every night, I'm not judging). Instead of feeling guilty over making your way to the dessert table, I've created these Banana Split Skewers, so you could part...

June 28, 2017

Nothing better than a slice of Peach Crumble Cobbler to finish off a summer meal with.  This recipe calls for frozen peaches, but if you come across some juicy fresh ones, go ahead and use those too! After all, peaches are the star of this show and should be flaunted!...

February 17, 2017

Before I really knew what Chocolate Bark was, I thought it was a long and hard process to make. When I was at Food Network, a fellow intern brought in some festive bark to pass out on her last day and I thought to myself --wow what a great little treat, wonder if it's...

December 5, 2016

 Winter is coming, so before we hibernate I make sure our fridge is stalked with Buckeyes. Although we aren't from Ohio (my brother-in-law is though and I do have some family on my mom's side who is from there- hi Edelstein's), you don't need to be an Ohioan to love th...

November 29, 2016

Dear Mommy and Daddy,

          Happy 31st Anniversary! Wishing you both many more epic years filled with love, happiness, and lots of decadent chocolate soufflés, your favorite, well Dad's favorite at least! Here's to you and thank you for setting a wonderful example f...

November 7, 2016

       No gluten, no oil, and no butter- you heard it right the first time. I've created the perfect gilt free holiday treat, Nutella Swirl Pumpkin Squares. I ditched the gluten for gluten-free flour and almond flour and subbed out oil and butter for applesauce for ext...

October 19, 2016

     Holidays are coming and I'm dishing out my favorite holiday treats, like this Pumpkin Pie Bundt Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Glaze. Don't wait to the last minute to decide what you're going to make, prep it out beforehand. Save yourself the stress and anguish of h...

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