Dinner for Two: Stuffed Mushroom Grilled Cheese

Mushroom Grilled Cheese

Just a little reminder: click HERE to vote for me in the Better Homes and Garden blog awards! It’s the last week to vote, and you can vote as many times as you like. Thanks, friends! I feel like I should somewhat explain my lack of recipes around these parts lately. You guys, life is happening so dang fast. The minute we got home from

Dinner for Two: Cranberry-Brie Walnut Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Cranberry Brie Walnut stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Holy emails, you guys! Thank you SO much for writing me and requesting more dinner for two recipes. You make my day, like, all of the days. Thanks again! I might have the biggest surprise in the world for you dinner for two lovers out there, but I’m just not ready to share it yet. I will blab about it as soon as I can,

Mason Jar Lid Pies {video!}

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Because I spent the first half of my pregnancy standing to the side in the mirror, pushing my belly out and exclaiming ‘I’m so big,’ while these days, I avoid mirrors and make my husband tell me at least 10 times a day that I’m not that big, I wanted to share a video I made, pre-baby. Well, technically the baby was in there, but I didn’t

Honey Shortbread


I thought I was too good for shortbread. I thought surely I could make something better than a simple cookie that just combines butter, flour, and sugar. I mean, how good can those 3 things taste in combination with each other? SO GOOD. I’m a shortbread convert. I am a believer now! This batch of shortbread that I spiked with honey and vanilla is like

Chewiest Chocolate Cookies


My Mom is coming to visit this week to help stock my freezer with meals for post-baby. This means that all those odd bits and pieces of things in my freezer must go. I’ve got to make room for frozen casseroles, soups, and other meal-prep related things! I can’t think of a better thing in the world than a whole freezer full of food made with

Big Salty Chocolate Chip Cookies with Caramel

Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies

I had a cookie juuuuuust like this in New York a few weeks ago. There are hundreds of bakeries in New York, but I went to my old stand-by: Magnolia Bakery. I originally went in for a chocolate cupcake with the prettiest purple frosting, but I came out with the cookie that everyone in line in front of me ordered. I mean, let’s be real: I also

Dinner for Two: Roasted Vegetable Lasagna


Just a friendly reminder:  if you’d like to vote for me in the Better Homes & Gardens Blog awards, you can do so here. If you don’t see ‘DESSERT FOR TWO’ on the first page, click ‘skip this category’ until you see it. Thanks, friends! Anytime I slide a giant pan of vegetables into the oven to roast, I feel like I’m winning at life.

Coconut Sugar Cookies

Recipes using coconut sugar for coconut sugar cookies

Did I say we were taking a break from desserts for two? Who let me say that? What’s wrong with you guys? You know I can’t keep my mind away from sweets! I do have more fun dinner for two recipes to share with you this month, but I didn’t think you would mind if I popped in and share the most perfect, soft, chewy sugar