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Poppy Seed Thumbprint Cookies with Meyer Lemon Filling Recipe

Poppy Seed Thumbprint Cookies with Meyer Lemon Filling Recipe

Thumbprints are probably some of the very best cookies in all the cookie kingdom. I’ve been waiting for Meyer lemons for months, therefore I didn’t just want to make just any old recipe with them hence this very special post. I wanted to try to […]

Homemade German Chocolate Cake Recipe

Homemade German Chocolate Cake Recipe

I love a dark, moist German Chocolate Cake. The real magic, though, maybe the penuche topping. I can still almost see it on top of my great aunt & uncle’s bar glowing on top of a 9X13 pan of chocolate cake. All messy and perfect […]

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe

I collect old church cookbooks. I figure if you can’t trust the old recipes of good, Christian women trying to show off to their congregation, who can you trust? One day I went hunting for a pineapple upside down cake that would not harm any […]

Homemade Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese frosting Recipe

Homemade Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese frosting Recipe

I admit, my memories of carrot cake are a bit abnormal. When a bakery shelf becomes your natural before school nap habitat, you catch glimpses of bakers taking full sheetcakes out of a room-size, ferris-wheel oven. You watch your mom carefully remove parchment papers the […]

Old-Fashioned Fresh Coleslaw Recipe

Old-Fashioned Fresh Coleslaw Recipe

Sweet, humble, colorful, and healthy. Cole slaw is all that I strive to be. This dressing is also fantastic for other salads. One might consider making a couple batches and keeping some in the fridge for BBQ nights on the deck. Ingredients for the Slaw 1 […]

Fresh Roasted (or Grilled) Restaurant Salsa Recipe

Fresh Roasted (or Grilled) Restaurant Salsa Recipe

I haven’t met a soul yet who can resist Mexican restaurant salsa and chips. We get full before our meal comes. Amirite? How spiffy would it be to make your own salsa at home and have the power of making your salsa as mild or […]

Easy Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Easy Tomato and Cucumber Salad

This super dooper easy salad option flew off my radar for years. In fact, this very post has been a draft in my reserves waiting for me to publish since 2012. And then I saw how gorgeous it was again and here we are. If you […]

Old-Fashioned Date Bars Recipe

Old-Fashioned Date Bars Recipe

The date. Strong and subtle. Pair him with sugary, oats-y goodness and you have the perfect escort for your next potluck. Preheat oven to 350F. Ingredients 1 pound dates, diced 2 cups water 2 cups sugar 2 cups oatmeal 1/2 cup flour 1/2 cup brown […]

Magic 7 Layer Bars Recipe

Magic 7 Layer Bars Recipe

This Magic Bars recipe has a creative Halloween twist at the end. At church last weekend I was reminded of God’s goodness through an inspiring message, fun chats with friends, and let’s be honest. The potluck. This Sunday brought memories back of a classic – […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Basic but not boring. Golden brown disks filled with dreamy chocolate nuggets. Childhood memories all in one perfectly baked cookie. Deliciousness that makes the whole household come to a complete halt almost as fast as homemade rolls or bacon. Chocolate Chip Cookies 1 cup (2 sticks) […]