Cinnamon Coffee Cake


I'm having a chunk of coffee cake right now, as a matter of fact. I'd tell you it helps me think, but honestly, the only thing I'm thinking about is crumb topping. And lots of it...

Banana Chocolate Chunk Muffins


I've posted this recipe before. I'm posting it again because it's the all-time best banana muffin in the entire universe. For real, it's one of the recipes on this blog I am the most proud of...

Pumpernickel Bagels


Why won't my family eat pumpernickel? It makes no sense. It's like they don't appreciate the flavor of rye flour. For me, the amazing flavor of pumpernickel is the main reason I decided to make bagels in the first place. The pumpernickel calls to..

Chocolate Chip Buttermilk Scones

I have a strong belief that there is no discomfort which cannot be softened by baked goods made with buttermilk and chocolate chips...

Cinnamon Spice Granola

recipes for homemade granola

Nothing against cold cereal, but your family will know they are getting something special when they eat homemade granola, especially when it's still a little warm...

Cheddar Bacon Scones

savory scones

Sometimes I put my huge deck-building-problem-solving brains to work on other problems, like how can I turn my favorite scone recipe of all time into a savory scone? Turns out it couldn't really be easier. Just add some shredded cheddar and bacon ..

Baked Coconut Almond Oatmeal Cups

baked oatmeal recipe

Can I make a confession? I don't like oatmeal. Never have. There is not enough sugar in the world to make otherwise delicious oats actually taste good when they are cooked...

Apricot Pineapple Jam


I'm not going to lie, canning is not my all-time favorite activity, but on the other hand, apricot jam is SO delicious! Plus, store bought jam is expensive, and not homemade, making it far less appealing...

Blueberry Buttermilk Muffins

blueberry muffin recipe

I'm probably going to get into trouble for making these muffins. Robb suggested them, and then he left town, and the rest of us ate his favorite blueberry muffins without him. Sorry, Robb. Try not to be made at me!..

Brown Butter Breakfast Puffs

mini muffins

As soon as the kitchen is clean, and I do mean AS SOON AS, I feel an overwhelming urge to use everything in it. I can dirty a spotless kitchen in no time flat. Today I came home from running all my errands, took one look at the sparkling clean sink..