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Hot Cross Buns with added dark chocolate pieces, dried cherries, and/or raisins.

Hot Cross Buns with Dark Chocolate

Hot Cross Buns with added dark chocolate pieces, dried cherries, and/or raisins. Traditionally eaten on Good Friday before Easter, these spiced sweet rolls will be a holiday hit. Hot cross buns ALMOST ended up permanently on my Failed list. Logically, I don’t know how I messed it up the first time. No matter what, you’d think …

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Fruit salsa made from apples, oranges, kiwis and strawberries and tortilla chips baked with cinnamon sugar. Colorful party appetizer or dessert!

Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips

Fruit salsa made from apples, oranges, kiwis and strawberries and tortilla chips baked with cinnamon sugar for dipping. Colorful party appetizer or healthy dessert! Vegan. Where are my fruit lovers? This recipe is a hit for parties or summer gatherings. Plus it takes minimal effort to throw together. Those cinnamon chips? I’ll tell you how …

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Mexican Bolillo Dinner Rolls - a mini baguette with a crunchy crust and a soft center.

Mexican Bolillo Rolls

Mexican Bolillo Dinner Rolls – a mini baguette with a crunchy crust and a soft center. Disclaimer: I’ve never been to Mexico, which means I’ve never bought a bolillo on the streets of Mexico. So I don’t really know they are authentic, other than the reading I’ve done online. But I was making a Mexican-themed …

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Honey Apple Challah Bread. A family favorite that is sweetened up with honey and apple chunks and braided together. Great for holidays!

Honey Apple Challah Bread

Honey Apple Challah Bread. A family favorite that is sweetened up with honey and apple chunks and braided together. Great for holidays! If you haven’t yet tried my challah bread recipe, you’re in for a treat. And if you have tried it, you’re also in for a treat (because you know how good it is!). …

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Sweet and salty kettle corn. A highly addictive, easy snack that takes 5 minutes and 4 ingredients!

Sweet and Salty Kettle Corn

Sweet and salty kettle corn popcorn. A highly addictive, easy to make snack that takes 5 minutes on the stove top with only 4 ingredients! As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. WARNING! Highly addictive popcorn recipe coming up. I’ve talked before on how to make your own popcorn at home without all …

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Easy Homemade Pizza Dough - Make your own dough in less time than ordering in. Quick yeast dough will make dinner prep easy!

Easy Homemade Pizza Dough

Easy Homemade Pizza Dough – Make your own dough in less time than ordering in. Quick yeast dough will make dinner prep easy!  One of my favorite go-to dinners to make at home is homemade pizza. I pretty much always have the ingredients on hand for at least a basic pizza, and the dough is …

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Puff Pastry Plum Galette - deliciously simple dessert that takes only minutes to throw together.

Puff Pastry Plum Galette

Puff Pastry Plum Galette – a deliciously simple summer dessert that takes only minutes to throw together.  If you haven’t heard of a galette before, it is a term used in French cuisine to describe a flat round cake or pastry. I like to describe it as an “open-faced” dessert. Most times I’ve seen them …

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