5 Minutes for Food

Who doesn’t love a freshly baked batch of ooey goey cookies? Homemade cookies are my biggest weakness… along with chocolate and coffee… but Christmas time always gets me excited to bake a variation of delicious […]


Ever since the cool, crisp air of fall arrived, I have been craving all things squash and pumpkin related.  We’ve enjoyed different variations of butternut squash, but I think my family may hurt me if I […]


Post image for Gingerbread Cupcakes with Cinnamon Ginger Frosting (With Recipe Linky)

There aren’t too many odors that catapult me into the Christmas spirit as quickly as the smell of baking gingerbread. So it took me all of a minute to decide to bake these Gingerbread Cupcakes […]


I have always felt that one of the best part of Thanksgiving is the leftovers that you get to bring home, and I love coming up with new ways to use those leftovers outside of […]


If you know anything about college football, you know that there was a BIG upset this past weekend … a HUGE upset. And I think my husband is STILL dancing with joy over it. Picture […]


If you have any leftover Halloween candy, these shortbread candy bars are the best, most delicious way to use up all those fun size bars still sitting in your candy bowl.  Of course, shortbread bars […]


I love experimenting with new ingredients in my baking recipes, don’t you? A few weeks ago, I came across Justin’s Hazelnut Butter at our local gourmet market and thought that it would make a nice […]


Post image for Caramel Apple Streusel Muffins (With Weekly Recipe Linky)

One of my favorite comfort foods is fresh-from-the-oven muffins. But I find the muffin is often misunderstood, so I rarely order them at bakeries. Too often muffins are bland cakes disguised with frozen fruit and […]

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NEW Weekly Recipe Roundup Linky — Add one of your recent recipe posts to the Linky List below. I’ll be honest, I’m not sure what these are — hand pies, stuffed bread, kolaches or “hot […]


Although the calendar says otherwise, fall weather has not hit Florida yet. With temperatures still in the 90s and leaves on trees refusing to change color, it’s difficult to get into a pumpkin kind of mood. […]