• Blended Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Blended Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Despite the fact that I've never met a cookie I didn't like, I found these Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies to be among the best I have ever baked (or tasted). The recipe is f…

    • 35 Minutes
  • Momoo’s No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

    Momoo’s No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars

    My great grandmother Momoo was born in 1894 and her peanut butter bars and homemade jams are some of my earliest inspirations in the kitchen. While Momoo passed away at the …

    • 25 Minutes
  • Mile-High Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Mile-High Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Baking at a high altitude can be pretty tricky and can lead to cupcakes that fail to rise or cookies that are rock-hard. This recipe adjusts for the many perils caused by high…

    • 35 Minutes
  • Chocolate Bread Pudding

    Chocolate Bread Pudding

    This chocolate bread pudding ranks at the top of my list of ultimate desserts. I guarantee all dessert lovers will enjoy this recipe (even if you aren't a chocolate lover). …

    • 26 Minutes
  • Apple Tarte Tatin

    Apple Tarte Tatin

    As my family and close friends know, donuts are one of my absolute favorite foods. But not just any donuts - apple fritters. And this apple tarte tatin could take the place …

  • Marshmallow Christmas Wreaths

    Marshmallow Christmas Wreaths

    My holiday cooking can finally begin now that I'm on a brief break from grad school and enjoying the beautiful snow in Colorado. And what better way to start off the holiday…

    • 15 Minutes
  • Vanilla Cream Cupcakes

    Vanilla Cream Cupcakes

    This cake batter recipe is the standard recipe I use for all of my baking. It can be altered in an endless number of ways to make everything from bundt cakes to cinnamon cof…

    • 30 Minutes
  • <em>New York Times</em> Chocolate Brownies

    New York Times Chocolate Brownies

    Like most dessert lovers, there are very few days when I'm not craving just a taste of something chocolatey and sweet. But when box mix brownies aren't doing the trick, I turn…

    • 15 Minutes
  • Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

    Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

    It's the time of year when grocery stores signal the arrival of fall by packing produce shelves with one of the season's most versatile foods - pumpkin puree. As you organiz…

    • 45 Minutes
  • Monster Cookies

    Monster Cookies

    Looking back on my fond memories of food as a child (and believe me, there were many), few moments surpass the excitement of eating Monster Cookies fresh from the oven. This…

    • 25 Minutes

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