The Best White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies (recipe via thenovicechefblog.com)

The Best White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies*

I really hate stress, but even more than that, I hate the unknown. And for me — the unknown causes stress. For as long as I can remember, I have been a planner. When my parents would have people over or throw parties, I would ask a billion questions....
Vanilla Dream Cake (recipe via thenovicechefblog.com)

Vanilla Dream Cake*

Can you believe that I have made five dream cakes before I got around to a Vanilla version??  You would think Vanilla would have been one of the first, but Vanilla was hard y’all! To qualify as a dream cake, it had to be moist…and a moist vanilla cake was near impossible....
Cuban Bread French Toast (recipe via thenovicechefblog.com)

Cuban Bread French Toast*

Are there certain things you don’t cook yourself — but you order all the time at restaurants? French Toast is one of those things for me. I am the self appointed queen of pancakes (self appointed means that I told Jorge to call me the Queen of Pancakes and...
Baked Mini Doughnut Muffins  (via thenovicechefblog.com)

Baked Mini Doughnut Muffins*

I really hate rainy days, which is kind of a problem since I live in Florida. To be fair, I don’t hate rainy days occasionally…but this is the wet season in Florida and it has rained every day. It’s not unusual for a Florida afternoon Summer shower, but those...