Banana Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting

I’m calling this bANNAna bread for my sister Anna. She requested this recipe and helped me make it as well! So this one is for my Anna(On-A) Banana! We had fun whipping this up together and it was a breeze to make.

Soft and yummy chocolate chip cookies!

If I had to pick my favorite kind of cookie, it would definitely be chocolate chip. Hands down. Although, I will say that the classic snickerdoodle is a very very close second! Typically I make chocolate chip cookies by opening up a pack bought from the store and away I go. Since I’ve started on…

Applesauce! A classic!

Mike loves homemade applesauce, and his mom’s will always be his standard for perfection. I’m getting pretty close though! Applesauce is not something I enjoy eating, but I like making it for Mike, and it makes the house smell delicious! We recently went apple picking, so I knew I made to get cooking (pun intended)…

Pecan pie.. Who do I think I am?!

Ok so, I have to admit before baking this today, I have never eaten pecan pie before. It always seemed kinda gross to me.. Brown and slimy.. Ick. But then recently I stumbled across a recipe and after looking it over, I realized that it was, in a nutshell (hehe), just pecans and various types…

It’s finally Fall!

Hi everyone! It’s currently cold, gloomy, and raining outside, so that can only mean one thing… It’s finally fall in Chicago! As we start to cool off and start thinking about the holidays coming up, I’ll be posting some more fall recipes! I’ve got some very exciting things coming up! So stay tuned for some…

Tortillas, they’re easier than you think!

Everyone loves bread. It’s truly a comfort food for me and many others. This tortilla recipe is my grandma’s, and she was taught by her mother, and her mother was taught by her mother, and so on and so forth. And now I’m spreading the love and sharing this with you! We modernized a wee…

Dill Pickle Bread?! Yes, you read that right!

Pickle lovers unite!! That sounds like some sort of battle cry, but in reality it’s just me yelling for my fellow pickle lovers to bake this bread! Ok, so if you know anything about me, you’ll know that I love dill pickles. When I came across this recipe from delish.com I knew I had to…

Enchiladas With Ease!

This is a dish I’ve grown up eating and have loved for as long as I can remember. In my mind, enchiladas are a Mexican comfort food, Especially my beloved enchiladas rojas- or enchiladas with a red sauce. This recipe can be modified in any way that you want – you can add or substitute…

Guys, I made a Chocolate Cake!

Hey everybody and happy Saturday! So my dad’s birthday was Thursday and he requested a chocolate cake. I had a few choices: buy a cake, use a box mix, or face my fears and try and make it from scratch. Well, enter my hero, Ree Drummond aka the Pioneer Woman, with a tried and true…

Not Your Mother’s Meatloaf

This is recipe is another comfort food classic. Nothing says “welcome home” quite like a meatloaf! This has always been my favorite main dish, and I would request it every year for my special birthday meal. As I’ve grown and started exploring with cooking, I’ve parted ways with my mother’s meatloaf, and I’ve experimented and…