Glazed Apple Fritters

Loaded with fresh apples, these Glazed Apple Fritters
are the perfect treat for a cool Fall morning!

Loaded with fresh apples, these Glazed Apple Fritters are the perfect treat for a cool Fall morning!What is your ultimate weakness when it comes to food?  Is it something sweet?  Or maybe salty?  Mine is easy…it’s apple fritters.  There.  I said it.  I have an apple fritter problem.  I can’t walk past them in the store without grabbing one.  In fact, I have to be a bit strategic in my weekly grocery store runs.  Continue Reading »

Captain America M&M Sugar Cookies

I’ve partnered with M&Ms® and Collective Bias to create these Captain America M&M Sugar Cookies.  Grab a DVD copy of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and make it a movie night…just don’t forget to bring the cookies!
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Inspired by Captain America's shield, these classic sugar cookies are decorated with M&Ms to create a tasty treat! #HeroesEatMMs #shopI’ve always been a collector.  It drives my wife nuts, but I just love collecting things.  Retro college sports memorabilia.  Pint glasses.  John Grisham books.  My penchant for collecting all sorts of awesome things began when I was a kid.  Back then, it was baseball cards.  I’d save the money from my lemonade stand and ride my bike up to the old city Market in Charleston, SC to shop for baseball cards.  I was proud of that collection!  My mom recently moved to Nashville, TN, and she found all of my old cards in the move.  Talk about a trip down memory lane!Continue Reading »

Caramel Apple Cheesecake

This Caramel Apple Cheesecake is loaded with apple flavor, and it’s baked in a gingersnap crust.  It’s everything you love about the Fall…just in cheesecake form!

This Caramel Apple Cheesecake is loaded with apple flavor, and it's baked in a gingersnap crust.  It's everything you love about the Fall...just in cheesecake form!Every area of the country has it’s own specialty when it comes to local fruit and veggies.  California has avocados and limes.  Florida has oranges.  Louisiana has some of the best strawberries I’ve ever tasted, and my love for South Carolina peaches is not very secret.  I’m pretty sure I could build a treehouse in a peach tree in South Carolina and live in it.  So what does upstate New York have?  Apples!  Tons and tons of delicious apples. I know it’s a bit New England cliche, but we go apple picking every Fall.  In fact, we go several times and then eat apples for months.Continue Reading »

Double Chocolate Birthday Cake with Waffeletten Cookies

This Double Chocolate Birthday Cake features layers of moist chocolate cake covered in a classic chocolate buttercream frosting.  The cake is topped with crispy Waffeletten cookies for an extra special treat!

This Double Chocolate Birthday Cake features layers of moist chocolate cake covered in a classic chocolate buttercream frosting.Happy Birthday to you! (Yes, you!)  Did you know that more babies are born in September than any other month of the year?  And September 16th is the most popular birthday in the world.  Crazy!  I was born in July, but my wife does indeed have a September birthday.  Every September, my wife always requests a decadent chocolate cake for her birthday.  I’m talking chocolate on chocolate deliciousness.  I’m talking that chocolate cake that you daydream about.  I’m talking this Double Chocolate Birthday Cake with Waffeletten Cookies!Continue Reading »