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Is this a buckle? Maybe it’s buckle adjacent. It’s buckle-ish. Technically, buckles are cakes with fruit and a streusel topping—and this is a skillet full of fruit and topped with cake, sans streusel. But it isn’t a crisp, crumble, or cobbler, and I don’t know what other categories there are. A skillet cake? I don’t […]

Plum, Blackberry & Cornmeal Skillet Cake


When my PMS hits, all I want is sugary cereal and a burger (not together). So, while I don’t typically have a ton of cereal in the apartment—every once in a while, I have to pick some up. My typical standbys are Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Apple Cinnamon Cheerios, and of course, Fruity Pebbles. This cereal […]

Fruity Pebbles Cookies


S'mores brownies

‘Tis the season for s’mores! Whether you were an avid camper, or just loved watching marshmallows blow up in the microwave, s’mores tend to be one of the first “composed” desserts kids learn how to make. Milk chocolate and marshmallow sandwiched between graham crackers? 5-year old culinary masters we were! While s’mores were EVERYTHING when […]

S’mores Brownies

Brownies & Bars

Let’s talk waffles. I am truly in love with Belgian waffles. Crispy exterior, pillowy interior, and always topped with strawberries and whipped cream. It is the perfect breakfast food. However, they are often made with yeast, which means they need to be made the night before you want them—and who has the time? Other Belgian […]

Malted Milk Waffles

Breakfast & Brunch

Rice Krispie treats are delicious, simple to make, and always push a nostalgia button for me. Quite frankly, it’s hard to improve on the original—buttery, chewy, marshmallow-y, perfection. I also enjoy the hint of danger present, since, at any moment, they will tear up the roof of your mouth. What Is Inside a Reese’s Pieces […]

Reese’s Pieces Rice Krispie Treats

Brownies & Bars

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