Recipes

Caramel corn in white bowl on marble counter

caramel corn

If you’ve never made caramel corn I just have to emphatically say do it!! Even the best store bought stuff you can get doesn’t hold a candle to this gorgeousness, and obviously you save a ton (use the money to buy macadamias and toss those in 😋) I’ve been making […]

pumpkin scones

There are a million things I love about fall, and these amazing pumpkin scones are at the top of the list! They are fast and easy to whip up, and this makes a bigger batch than most, which is great for sharing with neighbors :). The first time I ever […]

brown butter pumpkin cake

This brown butter pumpkin cake from Fine Cooking is so lovely and autumnal, and to me it’s a bit more refined and special than a basic pumpkin cake. The main change I make to the recipe is that I use canned pumpkin purée. A million years ago I made purée […]

fabulous carrot cake

There are a million carrot cake recipes out there, and honestly as far as I’m concerned there isn’t really such a thing as bad carrot cake, ha! This one by the iconic Dorie Greenspan though, is a *fabulous* carrot cake. Over the years I’ve tried many recipes. For years I […]

A slice of applesauce cake and cup of tea

applesauce cake with salted caramel buttercream

Happy fall y’all! (Now that I live in the South I can say that right?) 😉 It’s the perfect time to make this applesauce cake with salted caramel buttercream. It’s time for warm spices and rich flavors and colors, which makes me happy. To celebrate, I made a gorgeous salted […]

salted caramel joy

This stuff is heavenly, full stop. Salted caramel sauce can be used in a million wonderful ways. On ice cream, in apple pie (or if you don’t have time for that: dip Granny Smith slices in it for a quick and delicious caramel apple hack). For our purposes today, in […]

Beatty’s Chocolate Cake (best ever)

To get straight to the point here: this is the chocolate cake you’ve been looking for. It took me years to find it through trial and error, so here’s your shortcut! When I started my cake business 15 years ago, I used what I had used at home for years: […]