Cooking & Baking

Homemade Nutter Butters

Tis the season of cookie baking.  Typically my Mom holds off though until after my birthday to at least try to prevent the inevitable holiday rush from washing over the date of my initial existence.  Then I went away to college…. and coming home for winter break to Mom’s famous chocolate chip cookies was a… Continue reading Homemade Nutter Butters

Cooking & Baking

Microwavable Brownies ~ Post-election Comfort Food

No matter who you voted for, I think we can all agree upon the collective relief this country feels now that every waking moment will no longer be filled with political ads.  ‘Romney hates babies!’ ‘Obama wants the terrorists to win!’  …. Really?  SOOOO Glad they’re over! In honor of this end, I decided to… Continue reading Microwavable Brownies ~ Post-election Comfort Food

Cooking & Baking

Things Baked in Mini-Muffin Pans Make Me Happy ~ A Ham and Cheese Quinoa Review

My gleeful love of baking anything in a mini-muffin pan was born out of a pin I found from Iowa Girl Eats for Mini Cinnamon Rolls.  I made a batch for Christmas morning breakfast last year and they were a HUGE hit. But cinnamon rolls aren’t exactly easy on a girl’s figure.  Apparently this crazy… Continue reading Things Baked in Mini-Muffin Pans Make Me Happy ~ A Ham and Cheese Quinoa Review