• Beer Boiled Crab Legs

    Beer Boiled Crab Legs

    Crab legs at a good restaurant are always expensive, but always enjoyable. Crab legs at a cheap restaurant are not usually expensive, but usually don’t hit the spot. My husband doesn’t like crab legs from any restaurants because they don’t flavor them like he does.
    Making crab legs at home will certainly save you some money…

  • Chocolate Waffles with Cream Cheese Icing and Spinkles

    Chocolate Waffles with Cream Cheese Icing and Spinkles

    Waffle Ingredients:
    1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    1/4 cup cocoa powder
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1 teaspoon salt
    3 tablespoons sugar
    3 whole eggs, beaten
    2 ounces unsalted butter, melted
    16 ounces buttermilk, room temperature
    Vegetable spray, for waffle iron
    Preheat waffle iron according to manufacturer’s directions.In a medium bowl whisk together the flour, soda, baking powder, cocoa powder, salt, and sugar.…

  • Mocha Chip Cookies

    Mocha Chip Cookies

    I was craving coffee and chocolate and so was born these giant Mocha Chip Cookies.

    Cookie Ingredients:
    1 1/2 sticks of butter, softened
    3/4 cup brown sugar
    1/4 cup sugar
    1 egg
    2 tsp. vanilla
    2 cups flour
    1 tsp. cornstarch
    1 tsp. salt
    1 tbsp. instant coffee grounds
    1/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips
    1/4 cup white chocolate chips

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line baking sheets…

  • Apple Jack Pie

    Apple Jack Pie

    Apple Jack Pie

    I like to cook liquor into my sweets. I am especially excited about it when I can use something locally made. Tom’s Foolery in Chagrin Falls makes an awesome Applejack! It can be hard to track down because it sells fast when it hits the shelves, but I often find liquor I am…

  • Snow Ball Cheesecakes

    Snow Ball Cheesecakes

    Snow Ball Cheesecake

    I have always loved snow balls. Peeling off the marshmallow layer and eating that first was my favorite thing to do as a kid. I wanted those flavors into a cheesecake. I also wanted a light cheese cake so I adapted this Japanese Cotton Cheesecake recipe to make it light and fluffy.  It…