Mexican Wedding Cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies rolled in sugar (A Seat at the Table)

Today is my parents’ 40th wedding anniversary.  Sister’s first wedding anniversary is next week.  And the Boyfriend is now the Fiancé!  We got engaged on May 21st during a lovely picnic by a lake.  We’re incredibly excited for this next step in our lives together!  And what better way to celebrate these romantic occasions thanRead more

Overnight Streusel French Toast

Overnight Streusel French Toast (A Seat at the Table)

Overnight guests are wonderful.  Whether it’s family or friends, it’s always nice to be able to host people in your home.  However you never want to spend much time in the kitchen when you could be spending it relaxing with your guests.  This is a great dish to serve guests because you can prepare itRead more

Morning Glory Baked Oatmeal

My second semester of Organic Chemistry started this week.  Winter break felt far too short, but I’m trying to get pumped about rocking another semester Chemistry.  What I can get pumped about is breakfast.  This baked oatmeal is delicious.  It’s a little on the sweet side, which makes it fantastic with a dollop of plainRead more

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Ginger Cookie Crust

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Ginger Cookie Crust and Caramel Sauce (A Seat at the Table)

It’s definitely starting to feel like fall in Maryland.  The leaves are vibrant shades of yellows and reds, and I’m loving driving through the falling leaves.  It’s sweater weather, and the leaves are starting to crunch beneath your feet when you walk anywhere.  Fall is my favorite season.  And in the spirit of fall things,Read more

Turtle Cookies

Turtle Cookies (A Seat at the Table)

Have you ever had a turtle?  They’re a delicious family favorite candy from my childhood.  Pecans, encased in chewy caramel topped with sweet milk chocolate.  We used to get them around the holidays.  I’m still a big fan of the salty, sweet, crunchy, chewy combination.  These cookies are all of the delectable things I remember aboutRead more

Spiced Pumpkin Carrot Muffins

Spiced Pumpkin Carrot Muffins (A Seat at the Table)

These muffins are fantastic.  I doubled the original recipe (because 9 muffins that the original made is way too few), and then as Mom and I helped ourselves to a second, and Dad said he liked them.  We decided we needed to make more.  So I made another batch, this time tripling the original soRead more