Sugar Cookies

Soft and Chewy Sugar Cookies

This recipe has been my go to sugar cookie recipe for the past couple of years. It comes from one of my favorite cook books ever-Baking Illustrated. If you like big, soft and chewy sugar cookies, then...

Buttermilk Biscuits

Buttermilk Biscuits

Warm, flaky homemade buttermilk biscuits straight from the oven make the perfect addition to your Saturday mornings.  Over the past few years I have been on a quest for the perfect southern buttermilk biscuit. I have tried...

Pork Pot Stickers

Pork Potstickers

Exotic Chinese dumplings made with ground pork, cabbage, ginger and green onions enclosed in a homemade wonton wrapper.  These pot stickers are so delicious and after getting the hang of folding the dough, so easy to make! Impress your...

Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Marshmallow Filling

I can’t believe I have waited this long to make these! They are so super cute and so easy to make.  I have to admit that I had never even heard of whoopie pies until about six...

Lemon Blueberry Scones

Lemon-Blueberry Scones

I made these delicious scones yesterday morning for Labor Day. I wanted something quick, easy and satisfying so that I could get out and enjoy the beautiful day. It was such a gorgeous day, a wonderful end...

Beignets

French Quarter Beignets

Traditional New Orleans style Beignets under a cloud of powered sugar. I love traditional New Orleans style food even though I have never visited. My mom grew up in Lake Charles Louisiana, about 3 hours away from...

Bang Bang Chicken and Shrimp

Bang Bang Chicken and Shrimp

My husband and I recently dined at one of my favorite restaurants-The Cheesecake Factory! Not only do they have some of the best cheesecakes ever made, they also have fabulous food. Whenever we go there I am...