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Homemade Marshmallow Recipe

Homemade Marshmallow Recipe (Without Corn Syrup!)

Guys, I am SO excited to share this homemade marshmallow recipe with you. I mean, c'mon: homemade marshmallows? Are you kidding me? How cool is that?!? I have wanted to make these fluffy, white pillows of sweetness for years, but always shied away from them for some reason. But, once I perfected my hot chocolate mix, I knew it was time to step up my [...]

How To Make Toffee

How to Make Toffee

This post was updated on September 3, 2014 to include new images and a recipe video. Merry Christmas! I hope you are all having a fabulous holiday (if you celebrate Christmas, of course) and you are surrounded by loved ones and good memories. For this Saturday post, I thought I'd do something special.  And, what [...]

Homemade Banana Pudding

Homemade Banana Pudding

One of Dustin and my current goals is to be less "hermity." You know -- embrace the outside world, forget the fact that we have three kids under 5 years of age and that our house is full of toys and dust and dolls. That kinda thing. Enter the backyard [...]

Nilla Wafers

Nilla Wafers

Is it even possible to be in a bad mood while eating nilla wafers? I don't think so. I mean - they're called nilla wafers for crying out loud. So cute. They're like a childhood [...]

Peach Ice Cream Recipe

Peach Ice Cream Recipe

Before I moved to Austin, I really didn’t have a good understanding of what the South was like. Truth be told, I really didn’t think much of it other than what I saw on tv or heard about from [...]

Easy Creme Brulee

Easy Creme Brulee

This post was updated on June 28, 2014 to include updated images and a recipe video. Okay.  It's finally here.  The moment you have all been waiting for. Easy Creme Brulee.  Hooray! I am finally posting my creme brulee recipe.  Wow, that took a while, didn't it? As I sit here writing this post, I'm having [...]

Watermelon Mint Popsicles

Watermelon Mint Popsicles

Okay, so it can get pretty darn hot out here in Austin. It’s not just the heat, though. Really, it’s the humidity that can make it uncomfortable. Surprisingly, however, it’s not as bad as I thought it [...]

Dark Chocolate Brownies

Dark Chocolate Brownies

I love brownies. I know – big shocker there: Lacey loves sweet, chocolatey, chewy goodness. But, for some really annoying and unknown reason, Dustin and I could never perfect a good brownie recipe.

apple crumble

Warm Apple Crumble

Hello there! I hope you are staying warm and recovering from all the joys of this past holiday season. My goodness. It's already mid-January. How time flies, right? For this post, I'd like to share a sweet treat that is just perfect for the winter season: Warm Apple Crumble. So simple. So tasty. So warm [...]

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Easy Coffee Cake with Streusel Topping and Maple Glaze

Coffee cake is one of those tricky pastries that can either leave you craving more or slowly trying to swallow the dry crumbs of over-baked potential. Either way, I can't seem to keep myself from loving the stuff -- good or bad. I suppose my cravings for coffee cake persist because I can't ever find [...]

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