Sparkling Spiked Lemonade

As the temperature outside continues to climb, and the humidity gets stronger, I know I always love a glass of ice cold lemonade. There’s nothing like making your own, but store bought is just as yummy. What could possibly make lemonade any better? VODKA. Yes, a shot of vodka makes this lemonade a spiked lemonade, and the addition of sparkling […]

Lemon Raspberry Muffins

Welcome, Spring! Here we are, in the middle of Spring and we are ringing it in with these absolutely perfect lemon raspberry muffins. Muffins are the first type of baked good I learned how to make, and since then I’ve branched out to make several different varieties including my Healthy Chocolate Muffins, my delicious Blueberry “On the Go” Breakfast Muffins […]


Never in a million years would I have thought I would be making my own tiramisu, but here we are. I am a devout lover of all things coffee: hot coffee, iced coffee, coffee ice cream. It’s not a surprise that I love tiramisu. The thought of making this on my own was initially horrifying considering I am not a […]

Summer Sauce

There are some recipes that bring you back to your childhood, and this summer sauce recipe is absolutely one of them. I will never forget the way my grandmother made this: whole tomatoes, oil, garlic, basil, and a touch of salt. It’s literally that easy. Simple recipes such as this summer sauce will always reign supreme, especially when things can […]

Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies are quintessentially the most perfect cookie. They are sweet, buttery, and crisp with the “just right” chew in the center. What could be bad about that? This classic sugar cookies recipe is no frills, made with simple ingredients, and baked to chewy perfection. Fresh baked cookies smell so good, it’s almost worth making these just for the aromas. […]