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Sweet and Savory Pretzel Bites

Sweet and Savory Pretzel Bites

My uncle made these a few Christmases ago and we made them last year for my family’s annual trip to NYC. These are probably the easiest snacks you’ll make this holiday season. And why not? They’re delicious. These sweet…

Monster Eye Cookies

Peanut Butter Monster Eye Cookies

I love adding a little spook to food around Halloween. This year, among many other delicious dishes, we made these peanut butter monster eye cookies. Aren’t they cute? These are so easy to make and don’t require anything special…

Mini Candy Apple

Mini Candy Apple Fail

Oh Pinterest, you pain me sometimes. While we don’t have many cooking fails, when we do, they are complete utter failures. It took us a few tries, but we finally got these chocolate chip cookies to be thick and chewy. When…

Donuts

Apple Cider Donuts

Fall has arrived! Time to eat everything with pumpkin and apple spice. Brian is working hard with MBA classes so we decided to make most of our fall blogging over the course of one weekend. To get rid of all…

Pumpkin Donuts

Pumpkin Coffee Cake Donuts

What’s better than a warm, fresh donut with your coffee? That donut being pumpkin flavored. But what’s better than that? Pumpkin coffee cake donuts! Call us #basic, but we love pumpkin. I look forward to fall every year just…

Cookie Monster Ice Cream

Cookie Monster Ice Cream

This post contains affiliate links. We made cookie monster ice cream! And it was delicious. A few years ago we made frozen yogurt, without the help from an ice cream maker. We weren’t going to attempt ice cream without a maker –…

Nutella Strawberries

Nutella Strawberries

Nutella is food’s soul mate. Besides meat, I can’t think of another food item that Nutella wouldn’t be good with. Whether you’re looking for a picnic dessert, late night snack, or breakfast substitute, these Nutella strawberries will hit the spot. Unlike…

Red Velvet Oreo Truffles

Red Velvet Oreo Truffles

This weekend, Fatima and I took a break from the city and headed up to Connecticut to spend Valentine’s Day with my family. As we stated in our UncommonGoods post, my family would get together for a nice dinner…

Naked Red Velvet Cake

Naked Red Velvet Cake

Enjoy something naked this Valentine’s Day. We made a delicious naked red velvet cake. xoxo – Brian & Fatima.…

Cookie Monster Pumpkin

Cookie Monster Pumpkin

Happy Halloween! Last weekend, my pumpkin entered into my family’s annual Halloween Party was this Cookie Monster Pumpkin! BONUS POINTS because it was interactive. While I didn’t win, I had so much fun making it. I used a small…

Zombie Cookies

Zombie Cookies

Clearly a “nailed it” post. These were so cute. We saw a post on Not Quite Nigella for Voodoo Doll cookies and thought they were adorable. We used a sugar cookie mix to make these little Zombie cookies. Fatima did…

Monster Eye Cookies

Monster Eye Cookies

These were too cute. Wilton sells these adorable little edible eyes. So we made some sugar cookies, dyed the dough, baked, and then added the eyes (RIGHT AFTER THEY CAME OUT OF THE OVEN). While we loved our little…

Wicked Witch Cupcakes

Witch Cupcakes

When you’re hosting a party, the last thing you want to do is spend most of your time decorating food. You have a million other things to do like clean up the mess in the kitchen and make sure…