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Pumpkin Spice German Pancakes

I have a soft spot for German pancakes. Also known as Dutch Baby pancakes. Or Puffy pancakes. But whatever you call them, they are sweet and eggy concoctions that you can’t help but crave. And they are so much easier to prepare than regular pancakes, since there’s no slaving over a hot frying pan. Instead,...

Thanksgiving for Three.

We have a lot to be thankful for. Friends. Family. For being able to do what we love each and every day. For all of you, who make this all worthwhile. We’re thankful for our health. Our happiness. And our three cats who run our lives but also warm our hearts. It’s silly that it...

Sweet Potato Layer Cake with Molasses Buttercream

I’ve has this vision of molasses buttercream floating around my head ever since Heather came to town. She brought some delightful espresso macarons to her book signing this past summer, filled with a surprising molasses buttercream. I haven’t forgotten it. I first attempted to re-work the bourbon layer cake, intending to use it as a...

Light & Fluffy Buttermilk Biscuits

A good biscuit is bliss. A bad biscuit is little more than a glorified hockey puck. But what a lot of people don’t realize is just how easy it is to make delicious, flaky biscuits in no time at all. I’ve been playing around with the specifics of the recipe (and seeing that there are...

Exciting News and Announcements

As if this week hasn’t been filled with enough good news already… 1. QVC! Tune in on Wednesday, November 14th at 8pm EST. I’ll be appearing on In the Kitchen with David promoting the Cookie Dough Lover’s Cookbook. Eep. It’s totally, 100% live, so please don’t poke fun if I pass out on camera. (I...

A Book for Breakfast Lovers

Well, folks, I figured it’s about time I spill the beans on book #2, considering that the release date is only THREE MONTHS away (where did the time go?) So, without further adieu, I present to you… Breakfast for Dinner. And get this: it’s already available for pre-order on Amazon! This book is quite a...