Chicken and Black Bean Empanadas

Savory. My blog ‘tagline’ promises sweet AND savory bakes but my sweet tooth takes over more times than not. But these empanadas, or hand pies as some people call them, were so popular at my son Adam’s Grad Party that I decided that it should be the next recipe that I type up and share. I’ll…

Irish Brown Bread with Honey Butter

Oh my.  I love this this bread.  I have been known to sit with a chunk of this bread and the whole bowl of honey butter and just savor the nutty, yummy, sweet and creamy goodness.  Try to have a little more restraint than me!  I dare ya’! Makes one round loaf with 8-10 servings…

Brown Butter

I have fallen in love. Of course, I fell in love with my adorable husband, Jamie, almost 23 years ago and it has been magical.  But my new love has consumed me.  It’s all I can think about!  I need this new love day and night and in everything I do. My new love is…

Braided Pesto Loaf

I’ll admit it.  I have an insane sweet tooth!  Most of the time my baking exploits result in cakes on the counter and overflowing cookie jars (yes, plural – I have 2 on the counter and more in the pantry should the need arise!) But sometimes I have to break from the temptation to create…