Chocolate Oreo Cake

It was recently my boyfriend's birthday and we had a big party with his family.  I was in charge of making his cake!  He loves chocolate but doesn't like desserts that are too sweet.  After researching and adjusting some recipes I came up with this chocolate cake.  It is a perfect balance of dark rich … Continue reading Chocolate Oreo Cake

Chicken Broccoli Pastabake

This recipe is dedicated to my dear friend Danniella.  ❤  This recipe is so delicious and can be so versatile it is amazing! Have left over veggies use them instead of broccoli.  Have left over chicken use that or don't want to cook, then buy a precooked rotisserie chicken.  Your favorite bottle tomato sauce is … Continue reading Chicken Broccoli Pastabake

Easy Roasted Tomato Sauce

Are you ready for a tomato sauce so delicious and so easy to make at home that you might never buy a bottled sauce again!? Well get ready because once you try this recipe I don't think you will ever want to go back.  The prep is quick and roasting in the oven give the sauce … Continue reading Easy Roasted Tomato Sauce

Making Brazilian Bread: Pão Sovado

After writing so much about baking I really wanted to make something new.  So over a recent weekend I had a BAKING BONANZA!!!  I baked two types of bread which totaled 5 loaves and I baked a SUPER chocolatey cookie.  One of the breads I made is the Brazilian bread I will be telling you … Continue reading Making Brazilian Bread: Pão Sovado

Baking 101: Substitutions & Conversions

Let's face it at some point you are going to be baking and realize, "OH NO I DON'T HAVE ANY XYZ!"  And of course it will be for something important like baking Christmas cookies.  Here is a quick list of the usual suspects and some conversions to make this a less painful process!  Happy Baking! … Continue reading Baking 101: Substitutions & Conversions