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Cherry Wine Compote

Cherry Wine Compote

Cherry Wine Compote is what you get when jam and wine make a love child. It’s the perfect combination of jammy goodness and sweetness, but balanced with acid and alcohol. Because really, what’s better than boozy jam like topping on everything? I made a big […]

Cornmeal Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup

Cornmeal Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup

Cornmeal Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup was a happy mistake. I was really making blueberry syrup for my grilled peaches, but let’s just say the peaches didn’t make it from the grill. So I couldn’t waste good homemade blueberry syrup. I had to make pancakes. Cornmeal […]

Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting or more appropriately named for my “Momma Bear’s Banana Bars” is a recipe that comes from my childhood. My mom would make this for us anytime bananas went bad and she had to use them up. Also, for every […]

Cast Iron Skillet Carrot Cake

Cast Iron Skillet Carrot Cake

Today is my lovely, generous, kind, wonderful, strong, handsome husband Justin’s Birthday! It just so happens to be his 30th birthday today and I thought I’d do a little something special for him. We’ve been together now for 11 birthdays and for as long as […]

Pomegranate French Toast

Pomegranate French Toast

Pomegranate French Toast is the fresh holiday brunch your family will fall in love with. I love using pomegranates this time of year. I use pomegranates in sauce, top on salads, use them in ice cubes, pomegranate mimosas, the options are endless for the arils […]

Fig and Wine Cranberry Sauce

Fig and Wine Cranberry Sauce

Fig and Wine Cranberry Sauce is an elegant sweet spin on a classic sauce. I’m all about making my own cranberry sauce and I love adding my own spin on it. It’s the one thing on the Thanksgiving table that I think is up for […]

Fluffy Champagne Pancakes

Fluffy Champagne Pancakes

Fluffy Champagne Pancakes are so fluffy I could cry. Of course I had to sneak in some champagne into these pretty cakes. It combines all brunch mimosa goals and the most perfect breakfast vibes. I got to be honest with you guys, I’ve had one […]

Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Pumpkin Spice Waffles just taste like Fall. And these are so easy to make. I cheat on my waffles and use Krusteaz Waffle Mix. So sue me, but when it comes to breakfast the easier the better. This semi-homemade doctored up batter is totally acceptable. […]