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

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Apple Pie with Decorative Crust

Bake on! Apples, cinnamon, nutmeg ….the sweet aroma filled my kitchen. One year ago, I made a salted caramel apple pie. The flavor was amazing, the presentation was not. I was disappointed and knew it could be better. As much as I love to bake, making decorative décor is a challenge. That should be a… Continue reading Apple Pie with Decorative Crust

Baked, Dessert, Happiness is homemade, Holidays, Home made, Recipes

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie

As a kid, I used to help my Mom and Grandmom make chocolate chip cookies. We always looked forward to licking the beaters or spoon .... fast forward 30 plus years it's highly recommended not to eat raw batter....Sigh. Cookie dough is super delicious! When my son was younger, of course he would help stir… Continue reading Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie

Dessert, Happiness is homemade, Holidays, Recipes

Caramel Apple Pie

This is not your classic American pie ---- a caramel apple pie with holiday cheer, rum! I couldn't help but smile while simmering the apple ingredients together. Every room filled with this wonderful aroma. I was eager to try Williams-Sonoma's salted caramel apple pie recipe.  Let me state the recipe does not call for rum… Continue reading Caramel Apple Pie