Monthly Archives: March 2015

Salted Caramel Bundt Cake

After all the fear about baking at elevation, the first real thing I made with risk of collapse came out pretty perfect! This is a nice dense bundt, and while it’s sweet, it’s not too sweet. It might be nice … Continue reading

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Mac and Cheese Cake

A pretty fantastic dinner or side, this mac and cheese is creamy, just barely sweet, and delicious. The breadcrumb crust winds up tasting reminiscent of graham crackers, I think just because you expect it due to the cheesecake context? It … Continue reading

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Thousand Dollar Bars

Depending on how you cut and coat these bars, you can either have chocolate-y, caramel-y squares, or an extra crisp Twix. Either way, it’s always going to be a good flavor combo! Ingredients: Shortbread: 1 cup salted butter, at room … Continue reading

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Raspberry Chipotle BBQ Chicken

My perennial love, chipotles in adobo, were about due for a return to the blog, and this tangy, sweet, spicy sauce is a new serious favorite. I was actually excited to see my supermarket has cans of just the adobo … Continue reading

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Strawberry Trifle

A simple way to make an elaborate feeling dessert, trifles are just layers of delicious that don’t have to be super precise. This particular one uses brownies, and in this case box mix brownies are fine – because they are … Continue reading

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Crockpot Pork with Dried Plums

As everyone knows, prunes are a gross old-people thing. “Dried plums,” luckily, don’t have the same connotations, despite being the same thing, so you can go ahead and make a delicious dried plum pork with no qualms! When it’s done … Continue reading

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Pear Brown Butter Bars

This is a recipe I’ve had bookmarked for years, but always thought was just a bit too time consuming. Now that I’m working back from dead simple to more complex baked goods, this seemed a good recipe for the ‘simple’ … Continue reading

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