Creme Fraiche Cheesecake Featured

Creme Fraiche Cheesecake

I've got to admit I'm not the biggest fan of cheesecake. Often it's overly sweet and a bit too rich. But after making this cheesecake, I was sold. It's tangy, perfectly sweet, and much smaller than the traditional Cheesecake Factory size piece, making it less of a gut bomb. It's also quite easy to make.…

Collin Locke Shelledy Featured

Collin Locke Shelledy

Collin Locke Shelledy It's time to introduce you to our new addition, Collin Locke Shelledy.  He joined our family November 17, 2017 at roughly 10:30 am.  He weighed a whopping 8 pounds and was measured at 20 inches long.  Recovery has been going well.  I had a scheduled c-section, so my body didn't go through…

Coffee Cake

The Best Coffee Cake

I recently bought Thomas Keller's Bouchon Bakery cookbook. While it's full of delicious looking treats, the one that caught my eye was the coffee cake. I was intrigued with the use of creme fraiche. Let me tell you, it did not disappoint! Here's my adapted recipe.  It tastes just as good (if not better) and…

Sausages and Grapes

Sausages and Grapes

Sausages and grapes you ask? Why yes! It may sound like a strange combination but it's 100% completely, unbelievably delicious.  The sweet and salty combo is truly addicting. Finished off with a red wine and balsamic sauce makes it the perfect dish to eat with toasted garlic bread. Another reason I love this dish is…

The Best Tomato Sauce

The Best Tomato Sauce I have officially made the best tomato sauce.  It is ridiculously simple and ridiculously tasty.  I adapted the recipe from Smitten Kitchen by adding a parmesan rind, cayenne, and sugar.  But if you would rather keep it even simpler, the additions are optional. You may question how a dish with such…