Peanut Butter Oreo Icebox Cake

So I have a confession to make…I’m a monster…a cookie monster! I’ve got a slight obsession with Oreo icebox cake.  It all started with a discussion about the awesomeness of Oreos at work.  A coworker told me about Oreo icebox cake.  I had to try it. After trying it, I knew it would be fantastic with peanut butter (because peanut butter is one of the few … Continue reading Peanut Butter Oreo Icebox Cake

Sweet Cherry Barbecue Sauce

As the sun sets on another strawberry season, sweet cherries are now coming into season.  My husband loves sweet cherries and I was looking for something to do with some aside from desserts like cobbler and pie (because, let’s face it, we’ll eat the whole thing ourselves…or I’ll take it to work.  Which my new co-workers have playfully dubbed my joining the team ‘the Virginia … Continue reading Sweet Cherry Barbecue Sauce

Strawberry Lemonade Cookie Bars

Strawberry season has finally arrived!  One of my favorite summer flavors.  The season is always far too short and unfortunately this year it looks like the season will be shorter than usual. Strawberry season this year got a later start due to the rough weather we’ve had this year.  Finally the berries came around, but we have lost a portion of our strawberry crop.  The … Continue reading Strawberry Lemonade Cookie Bars

Easter Bread Bread Pudding

So this evening while cleaning the kitchen while cooking dinner, I lamented over the thought of throwing away an entire loaf of this weekend’s Easter bread, now stale. As I opened the trash I thought “gee, what a waste”.  Then it hit me.  A beautiful, but simple, fantastic, and exciting revelation: Bread pudding. One of the amazing things about bread putting is that it takes … Continue reading Easter Bread Bread Pudding