Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

I filled my bowl with peanut butter, powdered sugar, and butter and turned on the mixer. As I folded in some crisp rice cereal, the aroma of Christmastime wafted around the kitchen. Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles only seem to come around once a year, but 

Harvest Apple Cranberry Crisp

Harvest Apple Cranberry Crisp

A few weeks ago, my family celebrated our seventh annual Fall Fun Day! I can’t believe this tradition has been going so long already! One of the most essential parts of Fall Fun Day is going apple picking. It was a little tricky this year 

Irish Chocolate Cupcakes

Irish Chocolate Cupcakes

These Irish Chocolate Cupcakes are baked with Guinness beer, filled with Irish whiskey ganache, and topped with rich bourbon cream frosting. These mouthwatering cupcakes will spice up any celebrations this St. Patrick’s Day! What to I need to make Irish Chocolate Cupcakes? Here’s a list 

Chewy Chocolate Ginger Cookies

Chewy Chocolate Ginger Cookies

Having family friends on the east coast meant that Vermont was always a favorite vacation spot for my family. On one of the trips when I was seven or eight, our friends made some delicious, egg free gingerbread cookies that were safe for me. A 

Gingerbread Spice Cake with Mascarpone Frosting

Gingerbread Spice Cake with Mascarpone Frosting

Gingerbread Spice Cake is frosted with a thin layer of mascarpone cream cheese frosting and decorated with sugared cranberries and rosemary trees. The cake is made entirely with whole wheat flour and sweetened with pure maple syrup and a hint of molasses. I hope you 

Healthier Eggless Snickerdoodles

Healthier Eggless Snickerdoodles

Baking Christmas cookies has always been one of my most loved traditions. Growing up, my favorite kind were the cutout sugar cookies that I decorated with sprinkles and homemade frosting. These days, I have so many recipes for Christmas treats that I could never make 

Apple Cherry Crisp

Apple Cherry Crisp

Last month, my family celebrated our sixth annual Fall Fun Day! Since it was our first year at the Fricke Farmhouse, our itinerary looked a little different than previous years. After a delicious breakfast of Belgian pumpkin waffles, we made our first top at Tom 

Spiced Paleo Pumpkin Soup

Spiced Paleo Pumpkin Soup

Autumn has arrived at the Fricke Farmhouse and we’re embracing all the hygge vibes these days. From candles and cafĂ© lights to mums and crochet pumpkins, the house is feeling as cozy as can be. And of course, the kitchen has transitioned from operation zucchini 

Cranberry Orange Pecan Bread

Cranberry Orange Pecan Bread

Last August I found out that I am no longer allergic to pecans! Although I still sometimes get a little anxious eating them, it’s so fun to have another ingredient to bake with. One of my favorite ways to use them is in Cranberry Orange 

Sangiovese Chocolate Cupcakes

Sangiovese Chocolate Cupcakes

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, I don’t see the need for a specific holiday to show my love and affection. Why can’t that just be everyday?! Nonetheless, it can be an excuse to make some festive treats and brighten up the long, cold winter.