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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Samoa Pudding Cookies

Samoa Pudding Cookies from chef-in-training.com ...Of all the cookies on "Chef in Training"'s blog, she has deemed these to be her absolute favorite! These are absolutely INCREDIBLE!

I am just going to come out and say it. These are probably my NEW FAVORITE cookie. As in… ever. Wow… I can’t remember the last time I declared anything to take over the #1 spot in anything. Here is a background story about these cookies. You have heard me talk about this place in […]

Chicken Enchilada Pillows

Chicken Enchilada Pillows from chef-in-training.com ...A simple and unique twist on traditional enchiladas. This recipe is so delicious and will soon become a new family favorite!

Enchiladas are one of my favorite dinners. However, since it is one of my favorite dinners, we tend to have them any chance I get to make repeat dinners. Being a food blogger, you are constantly creating new content which means repeat dinners don’t happen as often as they did in my pre-blog life. Since […]

Caramel Apple Dip

Caramel Apple Dip from chef-in-training.com ...This dip is so simple to make, whips up in minutes and tastes absolutely incredible! The perfect fall treat or dessert appetizer!

My kids LOVE their apple slices, as do me and my husband. We find ourselves sitting down to this fruit at snack time more often than not. I was browsing my grandmas cookbook the other day and stumbled upon this recipe for Caramel Apple Dip. I decided to put the recipe  to the test and […]

Cherry Chocolate Cake

Cherry Chocolate Cake from chef-in-training.com ...Uses pie filling and cake mix to create a delicious and simple cake!

My grandma always has some of the easiest and yummy recipes stored away in our family cookbooks. I was browsing the cookbook last week reading through all the delicious ideas. This particular recipe for Cherry Chocolate Cake caught my eye. Combining pie filling and cake mix (amongst a few other ingredients) produces this yummy cake. […]

Galaktoboureko {Greek Custard …

Galaktoboureko {Greek Custard Pie} from chef-in-training.com ...an authentic and DELICIOUS Greek recipe!

I know I have mentioned it before, but I am a quarter Greek. My dad is half and my grandma is 100% Greek. In fact, she has lived in Greece her entire life! We have been over to visit a few times in my life, but really only one time that I remember vividly. It […]