Tomato Vegetable Soup

One of my favorite comfort foods is homemade soup and quarantine time is the perfect time for comfort food. 1 onion, chopped 1 yellow squash, cut into chunks 1 zucchini, cut into chunks 1 large carrot, sliced 1 cup broccoli florets 1 cup frozen peas 1 (15.25 oz) can corn with liquid 1 (14.5 oz … Continue reading

Easiest Pasta and Broccoli

We’re trying really hard to eat healthy things while under quarantine because the fridge and the sweets and the chocolate are calling to us!  This was good but not very flavorful so make sure to not skip the salt, pepper and Parmesan. 12 oz uncooked pasta 6 1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets 5 cloves garlic, … Continue reading

No Knead Skillet Focaccia

You know what the worst part of being quarantined for me is?  Not being able to bake for all my friends who are also in quarantine.  Seriously. My daughter bought a new cast iron skillet so I had to try it out and this focaccia was just the ticket.  It turned out delicious. 2 cups … Continue reading

Classic Lemon Bars

I have been in Mississippi for the past month working on a movie that got shut down with only a week to go due to the Corona virus but I did get in some baking while I was there before the virus starting disrupting all of our lives.  The hair and makeup ladies asked if … Continue reading

Gold Sprinkle Wedding Cake

I think this is one of my favorite wedding cakes that I’ve ever done.  I love the look of the uniformity of the sprinkles on the top layer and then the randomness of them on the bottom layer. The cake was Funfetti made from this recipe here. The buttercream icing was made from this recipe … Continue reading

Easy Chocolate Chip Brownies

Is there anything better than a homemade chocolate chip brownie right from the oven?  Well, maybe a few things but you get my point, right?  These will go into the regular rotation, they were that good. 2 cups sugar 1 3/4 cups flour 1/2 cup cocoa 1 teaspoon salt 5 eggs 1 cup canola oil … Continue reading

Chocolate Cake Mix Cupcakes

Made some cupcakes yesterday for a couple of birthdays. The ones with the gumballs were for my friend Reed who was celebrating his 10th birthday. These with the Kit Kats were for my friend Rebecca. I saved one to sample and it was delicious! cupcakes 1 box chocolate cake mix 1 cup sugar 2/3 cup … Continue reading