Conquering the French Macaron

Hi Friends!  I’m working on a menu for a bridal shower and my party co-host requested macarons as part of the dessert spread, so I knew I had to deliver. I’ve never made macarons before, so I was a little intimidated by the idea, but they were easier than I thought! I think just the…

Is this Heaven? No, it’s Oklahoma.

The Pioneer Woman Mercantile Recently I went to Oklahoma to visit my sister, her boyfriend, and my brand new nephew! He was born on Valentine’s Day, and is the sweetest thing on this earth (I’m certainly not biased). While visiting with them, Mike and I decided to take a short day trip out to Pawhuska…

Mostly Homemade Mint Chocolate Brownies!

If you thought mint was just for Christmas time, than my friend you are dearly mistaken! Mint (of just about every variety) is my favorite flavor year-round! I’m calling these mint chocolate brownies mostly homemade, because we will be using a box mix of brownies. This isn’t a recipe you can whip up quick and…

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…

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…