Dessert, Recipes

Practically Recipe-less: Icebox Cake

A vintage classic for those days when you can't bear to turn on the oven: crispy chocolate wafers become cake-like when layered with fresh whipped cream and left to sit in the fridge. I know that I've been talking about how autumn is finally here so this cake is a bit behind the season (and… Continue reading Practically Recipe-less: Icebox Cake

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Bake on Saturday, Lunch & Dinner, Recipes

Bake on Saturday: Braided Egg Bread (Challah)

Gorgeous crusty, chewy egg bread braids that are sure to please. *Check out the new "Recipes" tab at the top of the page!  It's a quick way to browse all the recipes I've posted.  You can also use the "Categories" sorting function at the bottom of the post for checking out similar blog posts.* Perhaps… Continue reading Bake on Saturday: Braided Egg Bread (Challah)

Lunch & Dinner, Recipes

Practically Recipe-less: Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin soup with apples, onions, and a hint of spice to stave off those cold winter evenings. In the past I believe I have alluded to the fact that I don't always use recipes or, when I do, don't always follow them.  I use them for baking (lucky for you all, did you ever wonder… Continue reading Practically Recipe-less: Pumpkin Soup

Bake on Saturday, Dessert, Recipes

Bake on Saturday: Flourless Chocolate Cake

Dense, fudgy chocolate cake that is simple to prepare but will certainly impress! Earlier this month, we were trundling happily along towards fall.  The humidity was gone, the temperature was agreeable, and I even saw some yellow leaves on trees.  Then this past week BAM suddenly it was 90 degrees and humid again.  It was… Continue reading Bake on Saturday: Flourless Chocolate Cake

Bake on Saturday, Recipes

Bake on Saturday: Berry Coffee Cake + Announcements

First of all, I'd like to apologize before we get started with this recipe.  I didn't intend to post it (I wasn't really thinking about blogging at 8 am when I was making our Sunday Family Breakfast), so I didn't take many photos and I may not have measured the streusel topping accurately.  BUT it… Continue reading Bake on Saturday: Berry Coffee Cake + Announcements

Dessert, Recipes

Congo Cookies

Grandma knows best when it comes to these chocolate and walnut bar cookies! Last week, I posted a family recipe and this week I've got another for you!  You may have noticed, Reader, that I missed my usual Bake on Saturday post this past week--things got busy as I participated in a super fun week-long… Continue reading Congo Cookies