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 […]

Samoa Brownies

Samoa Brownies from chef-in-training.com ...Rich fudgey brownies toped with a delicious salted caramel buttercream, toasted coconut, chocolate and gooey caramel.

I have been on the biggest samoa kick lately! Everything about them is heaven. These brownies are nothing short of fabulous. The salted buttercream on top of these rich and fudgey brownies, topped with crisp toasted coconut, chocolate and gooey caramel all combine to perfection. These brownies seriously have it all and you would be […]

Cornmeal Buttermilk Waffles

Cornmeal Buttermilk Waffles from chef-in-training.com ...The cornmeal is the secret ingredient to the incredible texture of these delicious waffles!

I have come across a secret ingredient in waffles that provides a WONDERFUL texture… What is it you ask? Well, if you haven’t guessed by the title, I’ll tell you! It’s CORNMEAL! My parent’s neighbors shared this family recipe of theirs and my mother has deemed it her new favorite waffle recipe. The buttermilk makes […]

Waffle Brownie Cookies

Waffle Brownie Cookies from chef-in-training.com ...These cookies are so easy to make and completely delicious! They are perfect for an after school snack or to fix that chocolate craving :)

When I was in Jr. High, I took a Home Ec. class. This was the first time I really ever made a recipe with myself. This was one of those recipes and it was obviously delicious enough to withstand the tests of time :) These cookies are SO easy and fun to make! Kids love […]

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Pudding …

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Pudding Cookies from chef-in-training.com ...These cookies are AMAZING! They are the perfect cookie for fall!

The Jell-o Pumpkin Spice instant pudding mix has hit the shelves at my local Walmart and I have been grabbing at it every chance I get. These Pumpkin Streusel Pudding Cookies and Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies were such a hit last year that I decided it was time to make a new kind for […]

Nutella Swirl Pumpkin Bread

Nutella Swirl Pumpkin Bread from chef-in-training.com ...This bread combines two fabulous ingredients into one moist and delicious recipe!

Are you loving all the fabulous pumpkin recipes hitting blog world as of late? I know I am. Pumpkin is one of my favorite ingredients to bake with but it is only *socially* acceptable to break out during fall… I know… crazy, right?! haha! Anyway- I am taking crazy advantage of pumpkin during the season […]

Pumpkin Streusel Bars

Pumpkin Streusel Bars from chef-in-training.com ...These pumpkin bars are seriously THE BEST! They are so moist and delicious!

It is now officially fall and I couldn’t be more excited. Fall is my favorite season and I especially love fall baking. I have been wanting to add pumpkin bars to my recipe collection for a couple seasons now. I decided to take Paula Deen’s recipe and adapt it to my own liking. I think […]