Chef Julie Interviewed Me!

My new friend Julie over at “Nosh with Chef Julie” interviewed me for her blog and the post is up today if you’d like to check it out! Here is the link for the interview if you’d like to read it: You might learn a thing or two about me but then you already know … Continue reading

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Zucchini Muffins

Oh these were good. And if you don’t tell anyone that there is zucchini in them, I swear they will never know. 1 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup cocoa 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup canola oil 1/2 cup milk 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup sugar … Continue reading

Salted Butterscotch Blondies

We have new neighbors next door and I’ve been meaning to make them some treats to welcome them to the neighborhood and so yesterday I found this yummy looking recipe and threw them together. They were awesome! It’s a weird quarantine/social distancing time and I wasn’t sure if people would be comfortable accepting baked goods … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Lovers Swirl Cake

Doesn’t that look amazing? It was. And even more amazing when you see the inside right? It was my neighbor Riley’s birthday yesterday and he loves chocolate and peanut butter so this cake was perfect! And my quarantining baking continues. cake 1 box yellow cake mix 1 cup water 3 eggs 1/2 cup peanut butter … Continue reading

Penny’s Porch Treats

Why am I showing you a picture of my porch (with my corgi Finn for added cuteness)? Because I want to share with you something that I started doing last month during quarantine, I call them “Penny’s Porch Treats”. Once a week I make treats, bag them all individually, and then put them on a … Continue reading

Chocolate Rolo Cookies

Look at those, the stuff of dreams . . . and just when you though it couldn’t get any better, it does with a caramel filling. Be still my heart. 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 3/4 cups flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Yum, such a good combination of flavors. If you’ve got some really ripe bananas on your counter, this is a good way to use them. More quarantine baking for me as I try to stay sane. 2 cups flour 1/2 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup brown sugar 3 … Continue reading

Dark Chocolate Pecan Bars

They could have been called Dark Chocolate Pecan PIE Bars because that’s what they taste like, pecan pie, really yummy. See? They look like pecan pie. Some more quarantine baking although we are getting out of the house a tiny bit more but still being careful. Weird times my friends, weird times. Fortunately there are … Continue reading