Overhead view of two white bowls of creamy broccoli cheddar soup, with toasty bread on a wooden tray.

Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Overhead shot of two servings of apple cake, with caramel sauce on top.

Apple Spice Cake with Caramel Sauce

Side overhead shot of a apple cider martini, with apple slices inside and a cinnamon stick.

Best Apple Cider Martinis

A bowl of pesto pasta with shaved parmesan on top.

Creamy Pesto Pasta Salad


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Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookies
Cookie and Scone Recipes

Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Sugar Cookies are a fall spin on the classic sugar cookies. Adding pumpkin spice to both the cookie dough and the cream cheese frosting make these the best cookies. They are literally melt-in-your-mouth delicious! My pumpkin love is real, ya’ll! You’re gonna really enjoy my Baked Pumpkin Donuts, my amazing Pumpkin Streusel Cake,…

Rosemary Roasted Cashews
Snacks and Appetizers

Rosemary Roasted Cashews

Rosemary Roasted Cashews are sweet and spicy, and the perfect appetizer when entertaining. These are best served warm alongside a cocktail or a mocktail of your choosing! For another sweet and spicy nut recipe, but totally different, try my Honey Roasted Nuts. Or make a batch of the Best Candied Walnuts or some Cinnamon Sugar…

Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes
Breakfast Recipes

Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes

Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes combine a classic buttermilk batter with the best swirl of cinnamon and sugar. Top these with a pat of butter and some maple syrup for the best breakfast ever! We love our Classic Buttermilk Pancakes, but the swirl takes pancakes to a new level. If you enjoy a sweet and savory breakfast,…

Butternut Squash and Bacon Risotto
Pork Recipes | Side Dish

Butternut Squash and Bacon Risotto

Butternut Squash and Bacon Risotto combines creamy risotto with butternut squash puree, topped with more squash, crumbled bacon, and parmesan cheese. This melt-in-your-mouth risotto is a great meal for entertaining, but makes a perfect weeknight meal as well! Risotto is one of our favorite meals, and while this one is a favorite, I have others…

Chocolate Banana Zucchini Bread
Breads and Muffins Recipes

Chocolate Banana Zucchini Bread

Chocolate Banana Zucchini Bread is a super moist, dense bread that includes shredded zucchini, mashed banana, and two types of chocolate. This easy bread can be made in just one bowl! My mom made the best Chocolate Zucchini Muffins, and I’ve made them a hundred times. In addition to sharing her recipe, I’ve got another…

Norma Jean’s Kitchen

My mom, Norma Jean, has inspired my love of cooking and baking. Her bread making was her art, and she loved spoiling her family with delicious food.

LOVE Stories

LOVE Stories are little glimpses of what’s important in my life, whether it’s memories of yesterday or happenings in the now. Read along and share your love story with me. I’d love to hear from you!