Santa’s Ginger Loaf

I‘ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I cannot bake. I do however have a killer gingerbread loaf recipe that deserves some of your attention. It holds it’s moisture well and the flavor is out of this world. You’ll want to make two loaves because the first will go fast, seriously, you’ll blackout […]

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Pie in a Poke

A huge benefit of being raised in the South, is the pies. Y’all let me tell you about these pies… most of them I can’t begin to dream of making as well as my grandma and the women in her church, but this one, this one is for people who can’t bake but want to […]

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Nana’s Pumpkin Bars

My Nana could wipe the floor with me when it comes to baking. Thankfully she is too nice to do that and is willing to share her tried and true family recipes. These bars are easily the most addictive thing you will eat all year. I could eat 5+ in one sitting and since I’ve […]

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Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

Every couple of weeks my husband aims his sweet tooth on cinnamon rolls. I purposely don’t keep those things in the house because he has no gauge on the “how much is too much” concept. I do however, keep plenty of baking ingredients so I still have the option to make them if I really […]

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Mise en Place

It’s no secret that my French is embarrassing. Between my lacking vocabulary and my harsh Southern-American accent on their delicate French words, it’s pretty painful to listen to. Three French words that every chef, professional or home, should have in the forefront of their mind: Mise en place. (Meez en pl-ahse). It translates roughly as […]

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Staple Chocolate Chip Cookies

There is definitive proof that chocolate chip cookies are far superior to all other cookies. I know we all think that we can get away with the break and bake from Toll House. If you’re here reading this, I know that you know, somewhere deep inside, that Toll House isn’t going to cut it anymore. […]

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