Cannoli Cheesecake (made with fresh orange zest and mini chocolate chips!) recipe via www.thenovicechefblog.com

Cannoli Cheesecake*

A long, long time ago I made my own cannolis and the filling had orange zest and chocolate chips. I stood over the sink and ate every last bite of the leftover filling. I seriously couldn’t stop myself. Last weekend, a friend of mine reminded me of those cannolis...
Oatmeal Scotchies 3 sm

Oatmeal Scotchies*

Christmas is coming so fast this year. I think it’s mostly because I live in a constant feeding 3 hour cycle. It seems to make every day go by so fast, that by the time I am ready to get dressed for the day, it’s already time to put...
PB&J Truffles recipe via ww.thenovicechefblog.com

PB&J Truffles*

Want to feel young? This recipe is 84 years old. 85 next year! Papa, if you are reading this with Granny on the iPad, pretend you didn’t read that first sentence.  This recipe is from a candy cookbook published for Dixie Crystals/Imperial Sugar in 1930. I have worked with Dixie...
2014 Gift Guide on www.thenovicechefblog.com

2014 Gift Guide*

It’s my favorite time of the year where I tell you what to spend your hard earned money on! Also know as a Gift Guide! I started saving things in October for the list this year and it kept growing and growing. I have weeded it down to my favorite...