Pumpkin Cheesecake — No Baking Required!

It’s a little tricky to not get burnt out on all the pumpkin spice lattes, pies, and cookies; thankfully we have an easy, no-bake dessert that is a totally different take on our favorite Fall flavor. Better yet, these are easy to prepare in advance, so it leaves more time to enjoy yourself at family […]

Recipe Flashback: Red Velvet Cake With Its Original Frosting

Many (including myself) have never known red velvet cake to go with anything other than cream cheese frosting – but discover this: ermine icing, aka “boiled frosting,” is in fact the original pairing for the crimson cake. Though neither name sounds all that appetizing, the frosting itself is all too finger-licking good. It’s a cross […]

Let These Harry Potter-Inspired Pumpkin Pasties Cast a Spell on Your Taste Buds

If you look up recipes for Harry Potter’s pumpkin pasties on Pinterest, you’ll find a slew of sweet, handheld pumpkin pies. BUT any true Harry Potter fan knows that pumpkin pasties, a Honeydukes Express snack sold on the Hogwarts Express, are supposed to be like a savory cornish pastie but filled with pumpkin instead of […]

Hard Seltzer Is the Solution to All Your Day-Drinking Woes

For those of you who like the effects of alcohol but not so much the taste, alcoholic seltzer is for you. SpikedSeltzer was bascially made for cocktail-haters, seltzer-lovers, and health-conscious drinkers. The gluten-free alternative to beer only consists of five grams of carbs – about three times less than the amount in most cans of […]

28 Bite-Size, Party-Ready Dessert Recipes

While traditional sweets work well for dinner parties, cocktail parties call for finger foods. Petite portions are ideal for a few reasons: most guests won’t want to eat an entire slice of pie, miniature desserts typically appear more elegant, and perhaps most importantly, it’s best to keep the spread to that which can be eaten […]