Kendra’s Perfect Pound Cake & Keys to Pound Cake Excellence

Nothing conjures up nostalgic memoirs of days spent playing in the yard and eating to your heart’s content like the smell of sweet pound cake baking in grandma’s oven! To many this sweet cake was often served as the perfect snack with the quintessential tall glass of milk to wash each dense morsel down your…

Rustic Grain-Free Strawberries & Cream Shortcake with Granola

Good morning food lovers, I wish you happiness & bliss on this beautiful spring morning! I have a light and fluffy delight for you today with this moist, delicious angel-food style cake today. I’m continuing my May Grain-Free Baking Challenge and this is just perfect for spring! The cake is so yummy and completely gluten…

Kendra’s Arroz con Leche (Latin Rice Pudding)

Hey Foodies….i hope your feeling refreshed & ready to start your week off right on this lovely Monday! I’m here to make your week extra special with today’s sweet recipe! I am a home chef but if I was a celebrity chef I would say I channel a perfect blend of Emeril Lagasse’ boldness mixed…

Crowning Jewel Cherry Pie Cobbler

It’s been a very rough week for me recently! I sprained my knee for the second time in less than a year….again while holding my son. I’m at the end of recovering from stomach flu among other things & to top it all off it’s another cold & rainy day in the South East….guys I’ve…

Kendra’s Favorite Homemade Jam

This berrylicious jam-boree is the bees knees! It taste sensational with warm buttered biscuits, toast, drizzled atop pancakes and smeared on delectable PB&J sandwiches and only takes minutes to whip up totally from scratch! No need for canning equipment or pectin and keeps in your refrigerator for weeks so there is no excuse for you…

New Age Banana Pudding

This luscious, creamy, decadent, custardy & creamy banana pudding is outstanding! Layers of sweet softened vanilla wafers, sweet custard filling and whipped cream combine to become a dessert classic in this recipe. I dressed it up with a modern twist i got from Mr. Emeril Lagasse! He drizzles his with chocolate sauce but if you…

Showstopper Pumpkin Pie 

Look guys, i get it……I know this recipe is an intense topic of discussion especially in the south! Whole debates and fierce teams are in it to win when it comes to which of the infamous two orange-colored pies will reign supreme in the pie showdown. Will it be the long prized pumpkin pie or…

Candied Sweet Potatoes

I have literally been obsessed with making pumpkin everything recently. In the last month I have literally made three pumpkin pies, a pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin cereal and pumpkin bagels and pumpkin spice lattes! I know its insane and you would think i would be pumpkin sick by now but don’t blame me, my…

Perfectly Peaches Cobbler

I have to tell you, i have never understood why we have so much judgement as women when we take a shortcut to make a classic recipe every once and a while. I think it’s perfectly acceptable to make it easy from time to time. If it taste amazing and saves me from spending hours…