Caramel Apple Cake

 I was trying to think of something fancier to call this cake, but alas, I came up empty. This cake is so good, y'all! I made this cake for Thanksgiving, but it's not exclusively a holiday dessert. It's a wonderfully delicious any time you're craving cake cake! I looked up several apple cake recipes before landing… Continue reading Caramel Apple Cake

Fudgy Cocoa Brownies

A few weekends ago I had the type of Saturday that only comes around once every couple of months. It was a glorious Saturday with absolutely no plans. It was a no-need-for-pants kind of day. This is not to be confused with the type of Saturday where you are bored & wishing for plans. This… Continue reading Fudgy Cocoa Brownies

Ricotta Honey Sesame Ice Cream

Last year my husband (then fiance) & I went to Italy with his dad. It was an amazing trip! I had never been to Europe before. We stayed with family in Genoa for most of the trip. They were so warm & welcoming! I'm so glad God worked it out for me to have this new… Continue reading Ricotta Honey Sesame Ice Cream

The Best Banana Pudding Ever

My husband & I took a break from all the unpacking, demo-ing, painting, etc. last week to attend our Chapel Bells end-of-the-season party. It was pot luck style, so of course I signed up for dessert, which was great because I had been looking for an excuse to make the best banana pudding ever. I got this… Continue reading The Best Banana Pudding Ever

We all scream for homemade ice cream!

A friend of the family sent us a gift certificate to Crate & Barrel all the way from Italy! It was such a nice gesture. My husband & I ordered the most practical thing we could think of: an ice cream maker! We anxiously awaited its arrival. In the mean time I had made some… Continue reading We all scream for homemade ice cream!