Baking · Cooking

Multigrain Banana and Cornmeal Pancakes

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Beef Enchiladas with Red Sauce

After having crazy delicious Mexican food on our vacation, I came back to the states completely craving it. I had never made enchiladas before, but wanted to try my hand at it. I found a recipe for them in “Savoring the Seasons with Our Best Bites,” by Sara Wells and Kate Jones. Sidenote: If you haven’t…… Continue reading Beef Enchiladas with Red Sauce


Candied Coconut Sweet Potatoes

I have another Thanksgiving dish to rave about. I love sweet potatoes and am all about the traditional dishes, buuut really wanted to try out a new recipe – also from “Our Best Bites.” Candied Coconut Sweet Potatoes Ingredients: 4 cups mashed sweet potatoes (about 4 medium sweet potatoes or 2 (28 ounce) cans 6…… Continue reading Candied Coconut Sweet Potatoes


Thanksgiving Turkey

This year, we hosted our first Thanksgiving. I had never been in charge of all of the dishes before and was super nervous! I worried that it wouldn’t turn out, the turkey would be too dry, nothing would be done on time, and that it would be a failure, basically. My mother-in-law was coming up…… Continue reading Thanksgiving Turkey


The World’s Best Carrot Cake

For Chris’s birthday, I wanted to make a cake that was spectacular. One that would be drooled over and sought after for years to come. I found just the cake from my sister, who had made it for my mom’s birthday, as well. She discovered the recipe on Pinterest, through Sally’s Baking Addiction. I love…… Continue reading The World’s Best Carrot Cake