Sometimes, you need a chocolate boost. These chocolate chip cupcakes give an extra dose of chocolate! I love the classic combo of vanilla cupcakes and chocolate frosting, but the tiny bits of chocolate inside the cupcake make an added surprise. Plus, on a whim I made the frosting with dark chocolate and that was EVERYTHING. It gave the… Read More Chocolate Chip Cupcakes with Dark Chocolate Frosting
BIG NEWS EVERYONE. I’ve found a way to improve on brownies. Not possible, they said. How do you make brownies better?? Topping them with cookie dough, that’s how.
With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I wanted to share my husband’s favorite dessert: chocolate chess pie. This is Logan’s absolute favorite. His family always has it at Thanksgiving and Christmas, and once we went to his aunt’s house and she pulled out FOUR to give to him to get him through finals. (Bonus: they freeze well.)… Read More Angus Barn Chocolate Chess Pie
I hope everyone is enjoying some slower days in this last week of 2016! We’re watching lots of TV and playing with our Christmas presents. In the spirit of this holiday laziness, here’s an easy but festive breakfast bread. I love desserts masquerading as breakfast. It’s as if adding cinnamon or fruit makes them acceptable… Read More Cinnamon chocolate chip bread
Don’t you just love holiday food?? Seriously. One of the best things about the holidays is the food. Picture Halloween without candy. Fourth of July without watermelon. Easter without ham or deviled eggs. It doesn’t really work. It’s not the most important part, of course. But it’s pretty close. Anyway, when I asked my husband what were… Read More Honey Butter Dinner Rolls
One of my favorite things about apple pie is that it’s become a tradition with practically all of the really American holidays. Apple pie is equally at home at Thanksgiving, Independence Day, and Christmas! It also happens to be a family favorite. So even when we have four dessert options (aka every thanksgiving ever), this… Read More Classic Holiday Apple Pie
I have a confession to make: growing up, I was that kid who liked box brownies better. And let’s be honest, most of us do! Most of the homemade varieties people brought to birthdays or potlucks were dry and less intensely chocolate-y than what you crave in a brownie. And then in college why would… Read More Homemade brownies