Brunch, Happiness is homemade, Recipes

Brioche French Toast

Brioche Brunch! Who loves to brunch? I do : ) This fluffy, pillowy soft brioche french toast is definitely an upgrade from your typical french toast. You can make brioche bread from scratch (may I recommend a recipe by Fifteen Spatulas) or brioche bread is now available at many local supermarkets. I wanted to share… Continue reading Brioche French Toast

Baked, Dessert, Happiness is homemade, Recipes

Pistachio and Honey Crème Brulee

Cracking into this French dessert! Sweet custard, caramelized sugar ...I love, love, love creme brulee : ) It's a dessert I look for while dining out. My first time making creme brûlée --- I was scared I would ruin a wonderfully delicious dessert. The process is fairly simple, followed the instructions and it tastes great.… Continue reading Pistachio and Honey Crème Brulee

Baked, Dessert, Happiness is homemade

Coconut Macaroons

Macaroons... dipped in chocolate rum! That's right : ) I LOVE coconut. I know a few people that aren't coconut fans due to the texture. These cuties are so easy to make --- great on their own or dipped in chocolate deliciousness!  Lightly golden brown on the outside and chewy inside. I scattered the coconut… Continue reading Coconut Macaroons

Baked, Dessert, Happiness is homemade, Holidays

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Baking the season bright! Warm, delicious, chewy with slightly melted morsels 😋 There are a variety of amazingly delicious flavored cookies but making the classic chocolate chip holds a special place in my heart --- baking memories with my Mom, Grandmom & my son!  My go to recipe for National Cookie Day (today) and holidays :… Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookies

Happiness is homemade, Holidays, Recipes

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Spread on the cran! Simple & delicious... sweet & tarty cranberry sauce.  Are you a cranberry can-fan? I was until this happened : ) Homemade! The aroma! Fresh cranberries need sweetness --- add a variety of vanilla, brown sugar, pomegranate, orange juice or a cinnamon stick. I chose this recipe with cinnamon to share with… Continue reading Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Baked, Happiness is homemade, Holidays, Recipes

Homemade Cornbread

Sweet cornbread! Honey, butter or both? Fluffy, slightly sweet & dangerously good with melted butter or drizzled honey on top : )  A perfect side for holiday meals or barbecues. My Grandmom was a southern lady who loved her some cornbread.  I've made several cornbread recipes over the years --- this particular recipe includes honey.… Continue reading Homemade Cornbread

Autumn, Baked, Happiness is homemade, Recipes

Maple Bourbon Candied Pecans

Oh Nuts! Sweet bourbon roasted pecans ….yes please : ) A great snack, topping for ice cream or add to a salad. If you have never made roasted nuts, you should. They're simple to make and so much better than the pre-made store package. I'm a huge sweet n' salty fan --- this recipe will… Continue reading Maple Bourbon Candied Pecans