Thanksgiving has come and gone, and Christmas is right around the corner! For thanksgiving this year, my husband and I hosted for the first time which I was so excited about. We had lovely company over… we had fun, wonderful conversation and shared so much gratitude together. I was so impressed, and a little surprised with the menu my husband and I put together, and how fantastic it all turned out!! It was such a rewarding experience to cook nourishing and yummy foods for people I love on such a special day where we give thanks. Continue reading “Holiday-Spiced New York Style Cheesecake”
Happy Sunday! It’s starting to warm up a bit here in Chicago so I’m looking forward to getting outside a bit more today. Spring is just around the corner and I can’t wait to enjoy it with some new outdoor projects around the house, planting herbs and flowers, and playing outside with Zoey.
Last night we had plans to attend our friends housewarming party, and I received a special request to bring Aaron’s famous chocolate chip cookies (don’t worry, I’ll blog this soon), and my moms famous cheesecake. With Spring approaching, I decided to put a little spring twist on moms original recipe with the addition of more lemon flavoring and a graham cracker-streusel topping! Continue reading “Lemon Cheesecake with Streusel Topping”
Potlucks are my favorite, and whenever we have them at the office, I typically jump at the opportunity to bring in a tasty dessert! This week we’ll be having a huge Thanksgiving potluck which I’m super excited about – nothing is better than a Thanksgiving meal, and the more you have them, the better!
This is the perfect time of year for Cheesecake as the temps cool outside and we begin to cozy up inside. I knew instantly that I’d be making a phone call to Mom to snag her perfect New York Style Cheesecake recipe, especially since I’ve never made one for myself before. Continue reading “New York-Style Cheesecake”