Chocolate chip cookies baked on a Silpat vs parchment paper to compare the differences

Silpat vs. Parchment Paper

Testing the differences between baking with Silpat vs. Parchment paper – which is better? Which is easier, cheaper, and provides better results? The answer might surprise you!

Homemade cranberry sauce in a bowl ready for the Thanksgiving table

Cranberry Sauce

Easy homemade Cranberry Sauce made with fresh cranberries and enhanced with fresh orange. A must-have on any Thanksgiving dinner table! Make a week ahead of time.

Slice of homemade Pecan Pie on a plate

Pecan Pie

Classic homemade Pecan Pie features a flaky buttery crust with gooey, crunchy, and rich brown sugar toasted pecan filling. Perfect simple Thanksgiving dessert!

Photo of Tessa holding a vanilla donut

Why Dessert Should Be an Indulgence

I’m sharing my personal philosophy on Why Dessert Should Be an Indulgence as a part of life to be savored and enjoyed. Because what’s the point of a Paleo brownie?

Slice of easy pumpkin pie with graham cracker crust and whipped cream on top

Easy Pumpkin Pie

Easy Pumpkin Pie made with a quick graham cracker crust, homemade spiced filling, and topped with freshly whipped cream. Quick and simple to prep ahead of time for Thanksgiving!

Slice of double crust apple pie on a plate with a fork taking a bite

Thanksgiving Apple Pie

Double Crust Apple Pie is warm,  gooey, and has a sweet filling wrapped in a buttery and flaky homemade crust.

Eggs, butter, flour, sugar, and other baking ingredients on a table

Why I Hate Baking Substitutions

As a professionally trained chef and cookbook author, I’m discussing Why I Hate Baking Substitutions in recipes and why most of them just don’t work well. Please read the full post!!

No Bake Pumpkin Mousse Pie features a thick Biscoff cookie crust filled with homemade pumpkin spice mousse and topped with fresh whipped cream. It’s the ultimate easy pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving!

November Baking Challenge

Announcing the official recipe for the November Baking Challenge! All of the details and rules for how to participate in the challenge for a chance to win one of the PRIZES are detailed below.


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