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Spider Cake

While planning our little Halloween shindig, one of my first food ideas was to make a spider-shaped cake. He’s made from a dome-shaped cake a’la the famous Barbie skirt cake, which I thought would...

Pumpkin Ginger Mini Cheesecakes with Dark Chocolate

Pumpkin Ginger Mini Cheesecakes with Dark Chocolate

After just a few short weeks of doing this blog thing, I’m realizing how common, natural, and cliche it is to start a story with “I love…” It’s just that, this is what it’s...

Deviled Egg Eyes

Deviled Egg Eyes

I thought I’d dreamed up this idea all by myself, but a quick Google tells me otherwise. Deviled eggs! Made to look like eyes!  Deviled Egg Eyes…The perfect Halloween hors d’oeurve! I guess I...

Spiderrific Rolls

Spiderrific Rolls

I had so much fun playing with breadstick dough when I made witch’s finger breadsticks, that I thought I’d try my hand at something else. Something creepy, something crawly, something… arachnidy.  How about spiderrific...

Easiest Halloween Witch Finger Breadsticks

Looking for some Halloween finger food ideas? You’ve come to the right place. Like, REALLY the right place. Come hither, my pretties. That’s right… just a little bit closer. These numbers – or shall...

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Skewers, aka: “Love”

I knew I was in deep when my guy was having a really bad day, and I found myself Googling bacon-wrapped meat recipes so I could cook him a yummy dinner to help cheer...

Easy peasy no-lime-squeezy key lime pie!

Easy Peasy No-Lime-Squeezy Key Lime Pie

The heart of this key lime pie recipe is from the side of a bottle. It’s one of those things you look at and say, “Hmm. This looks really really simple. It’s either going...

Crock Pot Vegetarian Chili

Crock Pot Vegetarian Chili

I love, love, love my Crock Pot. I mean, how cool is it that you can throw a bunch of stuff in there in the morning, turn it on low, and come home to...

Apple Pie Muffins

Apple Pie Muffins

We picked up a ton of fresh-picked Spartan-McIntosh cross apples at Homestead Fruit Stand over in Eastern Washington last weekend (okay, maybe not a ton – more like 20 pounds, which is nearly as...

Peanut Butter Noodles

Peanut Butter Noodles

My friend Laurie, a devoted mother of two and generally cool chick, shared this recipe with me. She swears it’s kid-friendly, and I trust her judgment because this is a gal who very impressively...