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Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

I feel like this week is my summer vacay. Like I’m done with school and am home for the summer, if the summer was just one week. But you see, I’ve got this list in my head! Like, I need to bake with my sour cherries, and make cookies, and burgers, and shortcakes, and (more) ice cream, and pancakes. But, ya know, sometimes you have to throw that list out the window and get spontaneous…

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Insta-recipes #1

Ok! So, I thought it might be fun to revisit some things I’ve posted on Instagram to share the recipes with you guys. I really hope you don’t mind! P.S. I didn’t make those donut holes and macarons up there, but aren’t they good-lookin’! And yeah, I totally want to take a nap on a pile of them. My friend Dana came over for dinner a while back and it was just after I revisited…

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Dutch Apple Cheesecake + Pumpkin Tiramisu {Thanksgiving 2011}

My thanksgiving was so bright I had to wear shades. And it was delicious. See that jell-o? It’s a rainbow under that green. My nephews love it. My niece can’t get enough of it. There was also┬áThe Pioneer Woman’s sweet potatoes, in that blue dish back there. They taste like what sweet potatoes should taste like as dessert… but as a side dish. On each plate there are two kernels of indian corn. Every year…

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Pumpkin Cheesecake + Maple Cinnamon Whipped Cream

Thanksgiving happened! I helped my mom by making the green bean casserole, peeling potatoes, forming the rolls, confirming that turkey was getting a nice bronze tan, and by making this cheesecake. My mom loves cheesecake, so I figured she’d be the perfect lady to hang out with and bake my first real one. I mean, I’ve made mini’s before and cupcakes before, but this was the real deal … 2 pounds of cream cheese, baked…

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Cheesecake Bites

I’ve been trying to wake up early and go to the gym. I’ve been trying to go to the gym AND walk Elliot. But sometimes my ipod’s battery is dead and sometimes it’s pouring rain. So, you know what? I’m going to eat a cheesecake bite. Maybe I’ll even have 2. All those gym intentions are making me hungry. Sometimes when it’s somebody’s birthday that you think is super cool and they love cheesecake you…

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Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes

All I know is that at my friend’s wedding last weekend I had a strawberry cheesecake cupcake. I think that cupcake memory is why these hit the spot as the perfect girls night treat. These guys have it all. Graham cracker goodness, strawberries and cake with a cheesecake center. Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcakes {makes 12} Recipe adapted from my childhood +┬áThe Hummingbird Bakery Cookbook Ingredients: cake – 1 cup all-purpose flour scant 3/4 cup sugar 1…

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