A new cookbook filled with small batch dessert recipes for two.

 

Do you sometimes wish you could make a couple of servings of a dessert so you’re not tempted by the leftovers of a whole pie, cake, pan of brownies or big batch of cookies?  Well, your wish has been granted!  The new Dessert for Two Cookbook written by Christina Lane of the popular Dessert for Two blog is just what you need.  Christina takes regular recipes and scales them down to make reasonable serving sizes.

This cookbook would be a welcome addition in anyone’s kitchen.  With over 90 fabulous desserts in this cookbook, you could make two different desserts a week for almost a year.  Hmmm….who’s up for the challenge?

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A collection of 9 mug cakes that are ready in a flash!

A collection of 9 mug cakes that are easy to make and ready in just a few minutes.

 

Have you ever had a craving for cake and wanted it right away?  That’s when you need to head to the kitchen and make a mug cake in the microwave…a perfect sized cake just for you without all the fuss of making a whole cake.  They are a cinch to make and ready in a matter of minutes.   Would you believe I just made my first one a few weeks ago?  It was so good and made my tummy happy!

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A look at the start to finish process of creating a new recipe to post.

 

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of a recipe post or what a food blogger’s life looks like?  Well, I’m about to fill you in.

In addition to creating and making the recipe, I’m the shopper, food stylist, photographer, graphic designer, photo editor, writer, social media manager, dishwasher and so much more.   It’s pretty much a one person show around here (of course, my hubby “helps” by taste testing).

My post first starts with a recipe idea.  Inspiration for a new recipe may come to me while reading a magazine or one of my many cookbooks.  Sometimes I see a new food product in the store and start thinking how it could be used in a recipe.   Then there are times where a recipe idea just comes to me out of the blue.

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A collection of 12 comforting soups to warm you up during the winter months.

 

It’s the time of year where nothing will warm you up like a hot bowl of soup.  Don’t you agree?  Soup is good any time in my book, but it seems especially comforting during the winter months.

Since I’m all about easy recipes, I collected 12 soup recipes from my blogging friends to share with you that are made with 7 ingredients or less (water, salt, pepper, toppings and garnishes are not counted in the 7 ingredient total).  Some of these soups are made on the stovetop and others simmer all day in a slow cooker.

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Merry Christmas friends.

 

As we celebrate the true meaning of Christmas and the most precious gift of all, I wanted to wish you and your family bountiful blessings, joy for life’s journey and the peace that passes all understanding.

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