Bubble Tea

Bubble Tea, Pearl Tea, Boba Tea … whatever name its going by, hopefully you’ve come across this drink at least once in your life already. They were a bit of a fad when I was in college, but like so many things, I didn’t really experience Bubble Tea until I […]

Pecan Pie

It turns out, there are many different ways to make a pecan pie. Which is interesting when you figure that this is a pie made essentially of sugar. The recipe below is the one I used at Thanksgiving, and I chose it because it had the highest ranking and popularity […]

Watergate Salad

Watergate Salad is a crazy easy dessert invented by Kraft in the 1970s to promote their new pistachio pudding (go marketing). They called it “Pistachio Pineapple Delight” but somewhere along the lines it took on the name “Watergate” instead (it was the ’70s after all…) Anyway, my mom always whips up this […]

Holiday Cookies

Here’s a couple very easy cookies I experimented with for Christmas last year- no flour necessary! For both of these recipes, you can either use a roll of refrigerated cookie dough or a simple mix (but be sure to add the necessary water/oil/eggs as per the package directions). Double Peanut Butter […]

Brown Betty Sugar Pie

Between this post and Thanksgiving month, I’m debating adding an “American” food tag. I guess I just don’t typically think of foods as being distinctly American, but some of them are! Anyway, this is a recipe I found in an “easy college cooking” cookbook that is supposed to be a super-easy […]

December Desserts

If you’ve been paying attention, then you probably know that I don’t bake. Measuring, mixing, flour … ick. Waaay too precise for me. Fortunately, there are easier and much quicker ways to get to dessert. Here are some ways to make a delectable dessert without having to invest in a […]