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7 Delicious Breakfast Recipes to Make this Winter

Breakfast pastries of any sort are and will always be my favorite breakfast to make – especially around the holidays. There’s something about the smell of fresh baked cinnamon rolls that brings about very fond memories from my childhood. You know that feeling when you smell something and it triggers a memory, I love that feeling! So here are a few of my go-to breakfast sweet treats to whip up this winter and for all ...

Adventures in the II Kitchen: Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, baking for me is very calming I love everything about the process and quite honestly, it’s likely one of the few times in my life that I’ll follow directions almost to a tee. So for a recent dinner party with the girls, I whipped up one of my go-to sweet treats, raspberry swirl cheesecake with a chocolate cookie crust. While it sounds a bit indulgent, this ...

Adventures in the II Kitchen: Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie

Remember last Friday when I gave you a brief hint at what I was whipping up for Friendsgiving? And then on Sunday I gave you a nice glimpse at the finished product? Well low and behold, I went with a damn good chocolate bourbon pecan pie that was quite the hit of the party, so much so that I’ll actually be making it again Thursday for Thanksgiving dinner. Post SoulCycle turkey ride of course. Ingredients: 1 pie ...

Get to Baking: Nutella Stuffed Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are an essential part of my diet, heck almost all sweets are so don’t judge. Sweet intake is just about eating in moderation people! But when I started testing out new ingredients to take my cookies up a notch the other day, well let’s just say that moderation went out the window after these.  Tired of the same ole same ole chocolate chip cookies I had made half a batch of oatmeal ...