Cinnamon Sugar Pretzels

Cinnamon Brown Sugar Pretzels

Snacks I’m a self confessed snacker. I’m not even a little ashamed of it. And there are a lot of snackers out there. And a lot of different types of snacking: bored snackers, emotional snackers, late night snackers. You get the point. Anyway, for someone who eats a lot of fun snack-y foods, it’s important …

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Vanilla Bean Lemon Bars

Vanilla Bean Lemon Bars

The Perfect Sweet Treat Save Print Vanilla Bean Lemon Bars Author: Chef Shamy Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  30 mins Total time:  40 mins Serves: 12   Ingredients Lemon Bars: 1 cup (8 oz) Chef Shamy Vanilla Bean Honey Butter, softened 1 ½ cups sugar 4 eggs ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (2-3 lemons) zest …

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Strawberry Buttercream Almond Cake

Strawberry Buttercream Almond Cake

Strawberry Buttercream It’s the simple things in life, isn’t it? Strawberry buttercream is something that just makes me happy. It’s fruity and sweet, creamy and fluffy. And it pairs beautifully with this Almond Cake! The cake itself is pretty straightforward– except the egg whites. The egg whites give the cake a fluffy, light, melt-in-your-mouth feel. …

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Vanilla Bean Sour Cream Pound Cake

Vanilla Bean Sour Cream Pound Cake

The Best Recipe Origin Story Before we start talking about Vanilla Bean Sour Cream Pound Cake (which is delicious, by the way), I’ve got to share where I got this recipe. Because it’s too good not to share. My 7th grade science teacher was named Rita Carmen. She must have had a PhD, because we …

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Vanilla Bean Blueberry Muffins

Vanilla Bean Blueberry Muffins

Vanilla Vanilla is one of my favorite things. I love the taste, the smell, and everything in between. I have always used vanilla extract in my baking, which works. Vanilla extract is fantastic. But my life was changed when I was introduced to vanilla beans! They’re weird, shriveled little pods with seeds of delicious-ness inside! …

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