Easter Brownie Bars

You can never have too many brownie or cheesecake desserts. So, why not put them both together for another decadent dessert? I used the brownie recipe from my French Silk Brownies. Then, I topped the brownies with a cheesecake topping that has a collage of bright and springtime colors, perfect for Easter! Prep Time 35 mins | Cook Time 30 mins | Chilling Time 4 hrs | Total Time 5 hrs 5 mins Ingredients Brownies 1½ cups (186g) all-purpose flour ⅓ cup (42g) Dutch-process cocoa ½ teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon kosher salt 4 large eggs, room temperature 2 cups...

Chocolate Chess Pie

Chocolate Chess Pie is a fudgy chocolate pie filling made in a flaky crust that will satisfy all the chocolate lovers out there! If you are craving an even sweeter pie, try my Chess Pie! Prep Time 21 mins | Cook Time 1 hr 10 mins | Total Time 1 hr 31 mins Ingredients 1 9-inch unbaked pie crust, store-bought or homemade 1  cup (200g) granulated sugar ¼ cup (29.5g) unsweetened cocoa powder ¼ cup (½ stick, 57g) unsalted butter, melted and slightly cooled 2 large eggs, room temperature 1 can (5 ounces or ⅔ cup) evaporated milk 1 teaspoon...

Japanese Milk Bread Rolls

Japanese Milk Bread Rolls are soft and super fluffy dinner rolls that will melt in your mouth and stay fresh longer than average dinner rolls. Try my Hawaiian rolls for another amazing more soft homemade roll experience. Prep Time 30 minutes | Cook Time 25 minutes | Rising Time 1 hour 30 minutes Total Time 2 hours 25 minutes Ingredients Yeast Mixture 1 tablespoon active dry yeast ¼ cup warm water, about 110°F Tangzhong Mixture 4 tablespoons whole milk 2 tablespoons water 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour Dough 2½ cups (312.5g) all-purpose flour ½ cup (122.5g) whole milk ¼ cup (50g)...

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

If you don’t want ooey gooey cheese covering every single nook and cranny of your scalloped potatoes then look away. These Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes are perfection! If you happen to want an easy Crock-Pot Scalloped Potato, I’ve got ya covered. Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes | Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes Ingredients 4 russet potatoes, sliced into 1/4 inch slices 1 onion, sliced into rings salt and pepper to taste 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon kosher salt 2 cups whole milk 1½ cups shredded Cheddar cheese salt and pepper...

The Best Deviled Eggs

The Best Deviled Eggs Recipe you’ll ever make has a few secret ingredients, like vinegar and paprika! These are the ONLY deviled eggs we make now! Ingredients 6 Hard-Boiled Eggs 3 Tablespoons Mayonnaise 1 Teaspoon White Vinegar 1 Tablespoon Sugar 1 Tablespoon Honey mustard Salt and pepper to taste Garnish with Paprika Instructions Mix the cooked yolk and all ingredients except the egg whites together. Fill the whites back up with the egg yolk mixture. (You could use a star tip and pastry bag, but I kinda like to just fill them with a spoon). Sprinkle with paprika and serve....

Buffalo Chicken Wraps

Why didn’t I think of this before?! I whipped up these Buffalo Chicken Wraps using fresh chicken in 30 minutes and, well, I didn’t make enough! I should have doubled the recipe because they were THAT much of a hit. When my husband was in a Zoom meeting (in my home-office, by the way haha!), I snuck one of these wraps to the desk. Ingredients 2 Cups of chicken (cooked and and cut/shredded) 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup of buffalo sauce Shredded lettuce Ranch dressing Shredded cheese 2-3 burrito size tortillas Directions In a bowl, combine the cut/shredded chicken and...

Mozzarella Sticks

Knowing how to make your own mozzarella sticks is a dangerous thing. At any moment, you could whip up your very own sticks of warm and creamy mozzarella surrounded in perfectly fried Italian batter. Comfort food you say? Ingredients 2 eggs 1/2 cup of Italian bread crumbs 6 mozzarella string cheese sticks Oil Enough to cover the bottom of a large frying pan as seen in the video Optional: warm marinara sauce or cold ranch dressing Other Supplies Needed: 2 small bowls Whisk Frying pan Paper towels Plates Knife Tongs Directions Cut the mozzarella cheese sticks in half Whisk both...

Pasta Salad

Is there a more quintessential warm-weather side dish than pasta salad? There are a lot of pasta salads out there, but here’s why you should memorize this one: The dressing is easily made from things already in your pantry (and totally tastes like your favorite bottled Italian dressing). Plus, there’s no mayo to worry about sitting out at a picnic or potluck. Ingredients 1 lb. box of whole grain or whole wheat penne pasta Fresh Herbs (all finely chopped) 2 TBS Thyme 2 TBS Oregano 2 TBS Parsley 2 TBS finely chopped green onion 1 cup shredded carrots 1/2 cup...

Cheeseburger Quesadillas

Cheeseburger Quesadillas are quick, fun, and delicious! This easy dinner recipe goes from fridge to table in under 30 minutes. This is an all-star lunch or dinner idea that will be on repeat! Everything you love about a burger with a fun Mexican twist. Ingredients Soft taco size tortillas 1 lb. ground beef Hamburger dill chips (pickles) 1 cup of shredded cheese (cheddar or Mexican blend) Ketchup Mustard Thousand island dressing French fries and side salad (optional) Additional Supplies Needed: Pan for browning ground beef with a lid Pan for warming tortillas Spatula Directions Brown ground beef and drain excess...

Turkey Cranberry Poppers

Happy Holidays! we look forward to baking and cooking all season long. What’s my most favorite part of big holiday meals? The leftovers! Our Turkey Cranberry Poppers are are buttery biscuits filled with delicious leftover turkey (or ham), cranberry sauce, gravy, and stuffing! Ingredients Butter Flavored Grands Biscuits Leftover turkey or ham cut into small bite sized pieces Leftover cranberry sauce Warm gravy Warm leftover stuffing 1 TBS melted butter Other Supplies Needed: 2 Baking sheets Parchment paper or non-stick spray Basting brush Directions Preheat oven to 375° Line baking sheets with parchment paper or prepare it with non-stick spray...