One Year! The Baking Challenge Recap

Wow, wow, wow.  I can’t believe a whole year has already gone by.  On one hand, it definitely feels like a year’s worth of baking has taken place, but on the other hand I feel like I just started blogging! … Continue reading

Salted Almond Praline Tart – Week 44

Let me just tell you, this tart is good.  I was trying to come up with all of these great big adjectives to describe just how smooth and creamy and rich and flavorful it truly is, but I kept coming back to … Continue reading

Mocha-Chocolate Chip Cheesecake with Strawberries – Week 38

Family came in town last weekend, so I wanted to make sure I baked something extra special for the occasion.  Brian’s family is especially keen on coffee, so I decided to go with this rich and creamy coffee accented chocolate … Continue reading

Milk Chocolate Cheesecake – Week 22

I knew I wanted to make a cheesecake this week, but I wasn’t quite sure what kind to attempt.  My only stipulation – chocolate needed to be involved in some way.  So, I narrowed the recipes down to Boston Creme, … Continue reading

White Chocolate Cheesecake – Week 6

Mmmm, cheesecake.  Cheesecake has always been reserved for special occasions; it was never a treat that we just happened to have around the house.  But, when Mom did make cheesecake, it never lasted very long.  I still think (and I … Continue reading