Bama Bombs
Drinks & Cocktails Tailgate Party

Bama Bombs

In case you don’t live in the college football world like I do, there’s a big game coming up this Monday night. The BCS National Championship game between Alabama and LSU. I’ve been looking forward to this rematch, but I’ll be a ball of…

January 7, 2012
White Chip Cranberry Pistachio Scones
Breakfast Muffins & Scones

White Chip Cranberry Pistachio Scones

I’m so excited to share these scones with you. I am scone obsessed, but I have never made any that will get an award in the looks department…until now. Look at how pretty and normal they turned out! I have a lot of ingredients…

January 4, 2012
Tuscaloosa Tollhouse Pie
Chocolate Desserts Pies & Tarts

Tuscaloosa Tollhouse Pie

Oh how I love tollhouse pie. My mom and I have made it several times throughout the years. It’s full of chocolate chips and nuts and sweet decadence. I also know it as derby pie. In college, I’d get so excited when it was…

January 2, 2012
Easy Fudge
Candy Chocolate Christmas Desserts

Easy Fudge

Fudge is so delicious and such a staple around the holidays. I don’t like to make it though. Candy thermometers are a pain and I’ve had my fair share of grainy fudge to turn me off of the real stuff. Enter Easy Fudge. I…

December 30, 2011
Chocolate Malt Cookies
Chocolate Cookie Baking Day Cookies Desserts

Chocolate Malt Cookies

I knew the second I saw Chocolate Malt Cookies that they would make the cookie baking day list. My mom is a huge fan of Whoppers (see Whoppers Cupcakes), so I thought she’d really enjoy them. Four kinds of chocolate are in this cookie.…

December 21, 2011
Cranberry White Chip Oatmeal Cookies
Cookie Baking Day Cookies Desserts

Cranberry White Chip Oatmeal Cookies

These Cranberry White Chip Oatmeal Cookies were the first ones out of the oven on cookie baking day. It’s always exciting when that first batch is ready. I could hardly wait for them to cool enough to eat. The combination of white chocolate and…

December 19, 2011
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Dog Treats
My Dog Sydney

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Dog Treats

Happy Birthday to my sweet baby girl, Sydney! She’s turning 9 today, so that’s not much of a baby, especially in dog years. But she’s so little and cute, she’ll always be a baby to me. To celebrate, I made her these Peanut Butter…

December 16, 2011
Iced Lemon Pistachio Cookies
Cookie Baking Day Cookies Desserts

Iced Lemon Pistachio Cookies

Aren’t these cookies so pretty? As I was flipping through my cookbook, I stopped on this recipe for Iced Lemon Pistachio Cookies because I thought they were so festive with the flecks of green from the pistachios. I also wanted a citrus cookie to…

December 14, 2011
Orange Pecan Gems
Cookie Baking Day Cookies Desserts

Orange Pecan Gems

Over the past few weeks roughly 22,000 cookies were sent around the world as part of the first Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap! How cool is that? Thanks to Lindsay from Love & Olive Oil and Julie from The Little Kitchen, over 600 food…

December 12, 2011