Shortbread Cake

Shortbread Cake from chef-in-training.com ...This cake is a soft and fluffier version of shortbread cookies. It is super simple to make and tastes absolutely delicious!

My mom has always told me about this cake she grew up with my Grandma making. She would go on and on about the simplicity of it but how delicious she remembered it being. I finally got around to making this cake and trying it out for myself. It is like a soft shortbread cake. […]

Samoa Oreo Cookies

Samoa Oreo Cookies from chef-in-training.com ...These cookies are SUPER easy and seriously SO delicious!

You have heard me say it before but I will say it again, I am absolutely obsessed with Samoa Cookies! I like to do different takes on them to change things up a bit!… Check out my SAMOA PUDDING COOKIES, SAMOA TRUFFLES and SAMOA BROWNIES for a few other tasty options! These cookies are about […]

SNICKERS Muddy Buddies

Snickers Muddy Buddies from chef-in-training.com.... SO easy and one of the best versions of "muddy buddies" you will ever eat!

I absolutely am in love with my Milky Way Muddy Buddies that I thought it was high time for another candy bar version. Snickers have always been one of my favorite candy bars. Peanuts, caramel, nougat, chocolate…. perfection. I started experimenting and found that snickers actually melt down quite nicely, leaving little chunks of peanuts […]

Homemade Cream Puffs

Homemade Cream Puffs from chef-in-training.com ...These are so simple and delicious!

One of my mother’s fancy desserts she has always made for special occasions are Homemade Cream Puffs. Not because they are hard to make, but because we would eat WAY too many of them :) I made these for our New Years Eve party and they were quite the hit with the crowd. How could […]

Spinach Bacon Crepes with …

Spinach Bacon Crepes with Hollandaise Sauce from chef-in-training.com ...These are the best savory crepes I have ever had!

One thing I have been craving with this pregnancy is crepes. Particularly sweet crepes. So I suggested a “Crepe Bar” for our Christmas Eve Dinner. We went all out for the buffet. It was truly spectacular! There were sweet varieties of crepes and these savory crepes. My mom got this recipe from a friend in […]

German Chocolate Cookies

German Chocolate Cookies from chef-in-training.com ...These cookies are seriously SO GOOD! A must try recipe!

I have been anxiously awaiting to share this recipe with you! First, I really need to thank you all for your patience with me as I endured some serious morning sickness for nearly half of my pregnancy. Being so sick sure made cooking and baking really difficult. Luckily, I seem to be better… knock on […]

Red and Green Velvet Brownies

Red and Green Velvet Brownies from chef-in-training.com ...These are so cute, festive and delicious for this holiday season!

After attending the Duncan Hines event a few months ago, I couldn’t wait to try out their new seasonal Holiday Velvets Cake Mix. I adore cake mix brownies and knew that that was exactly how I wanted to use the cake mix! These Duncan Hines Holiday Velvet brownies are fabulous!  Have your seen this incredible cake […]

Buffalo Chicken Taquitos

Buffalo Chicken Taquitos from chef-in-training.com ...This recipe is INSANELY delicious! A must try for sure!

In case you aren’t following me on instagram, you might have missed my big announcement…. yes, SURPRISE! We are upgrading to a family of FIVE at the end of May! It was a surprise baby but we couldn’t be more excited! For those of you wondering, I guess I will share a few simple facts about […]