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Pretzel Rolls

I once had these pretzel rolls that were served as a bread starter at a restaurant I was dining at. I loved the shape and look of the rolls but I was a little...

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Oreo cupcakes

I saw these oreo cupcakes a few weeks ago on Bakergirl and knew I wanted to try making them soon. I love the cookies and cream frosting. It reminds me of cookies and cream...

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Bacon fried eggs (baconfied)

My original bacon fried eggs have been a big hit on the blog, at home, and with my friends. Recently my friend was reading the post while we were hanging out and she thought...

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El Torito

The future husband (“FH”) and I recently visited El Torito so I could redeem my free birthday meal. If you sign up here, you receive a free entree of your choice on your birthday....

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Double stuffed potatoes

I wasn’t sure what to call these. They are similar to twice baked potatoes except that the entire potato isn’t baked a second time. Instead, creamy sour cream mashed potatoes with bacon and chives...

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Mark your calendars…

On May 14, 2011, a national food blogger bakesale will be happening all across the country to raise money for Share Our Strength, an organization working to end childhood hunger across America. I’m super...

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Beer Bread Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Beer bread + bacon + gruyere cheese = An amazing grilled cheese sandwich. I love beer bread. It’s so easy to make. And the end result is a crusty bread, with a chewy interior...

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Colorful Tea Eggs for Easter

It’s almost Easter, and I’ve been seeing  a lot of decorated eggs. I never was much into decorating eggs, even as a kid. But last year I thought of this idea for decorating and...

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Tora Seafood Buffet (formerly Onami)

A lot of people in my family like sushi. So when it’s time for the birthday person to choose where they want to eat, unlimited sushi seems to be a constant choice. In the...

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Chocolate Espresso Chews

These cookies are chocolate heaven.  Soft, chewy, with a fudgy brownie-like interior. It’s a chocoholic’s dream come true.