Ahh, the smell of homemade bread….

(Seriously, isn't the smell of homemade bread the BEST?!) Bread and yeast and all that it entails has always been my cooking phobia.  Don't kill the yeast, knead it, let it rise... so much work!  Today on this craptastic snowy day (I'm in Arizona mode, remember?), I decided to give it a whirl!  How hard …

To-Die-For Cupcakes!!

Dude.  Matt hates it when I "dude" him, but these cupcakes deserve a "dude".  I figured they'd be too heavy - one of those desserts that you eat once and think "ok that was good, but I couldn't eat it more than once".  I could honestly eat all 12 of these little nuggets (but I …

My lazy cookies…

Matt left for Phoenix on Wednesday, so the puppies and I have been spending a lot of quality time together... watching Food Network.  I adore Food Network, but it's so bad for my cooking bug!  I seriously watched about 3 hours of cooking shows, and followed it up with about an hour of looking at …