Author Archives: ericab93

Banana Pudding Poke Cake

Summer is in full swing, and so is my dessert making obsession. If my coworkers were hoping to slim down at all for bathing suit season, they’re pretty much out of luck. I’m heading up to Shenandoah County this weekend to celebrate the 4th of July with Will and David. It’ll be…

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Baked Texas Beans

Everyone has their comfort foods – the dishes that your mom or grandmother used to make, and that somehow never taste as good, no matter how closely you follow their recipes and instructions. In my family, it’s always been dad’s recipes that inspire the most nostalgia in my head. His eggplant parmesan,…

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Four Ingredient Pizza Bites

Is it just me, or does traveling really wear you down too? I just got back from a cross country jaunt to Seattle, and while I had a great time, I came home with a killer cold. I’m not sure if it’s being in a confined space with hundreds of people on…

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Easy Roast Beef Sliders

My sophomore year at Virginia Tech, I visited the poster sale before classes started to find some things to decorate my new dorm room. I came across a “101 Places to See before You Die” poster and it caught my eye. I’ve always had a touch of wanderlust, and this poster inspired…

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Easy Summer Corn Dip

  It’s officially the season of backyard BBQs and pool parties! Summer potlucks are a staple of any respectable southerner’s social calendar, and I am no exception! I have two BBQ Potlucks scheduled for this weekend alone! In fact, I first learned about this recipe for corn dip at a summer cookout…

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Ham and Broccoli Quiche

I love breakfast. I hate mornings. See my dilemma? I frequently tell my coworkers that I live 18 minutes away from work, and I roll out of bed about 20 minutes before start time. It’s no wonder that I love my on-the-fly microwave burritos, which I can microwave in those two spare…

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Lucky Charms Cookies

Do you know what the hardest part about writing these blog posts is? Telling a story. If you’ve followed my posts up until now, you will recognize that I always include a tiny tidbit of my life along with the recipe. And when I don’t have any interesting tidbits to share, I…

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Coconut Mini Muffins

It’s fast approaching beach season again! And that means late nights at the Boathouse with all my favorite staff, and lots of new baking projects to keep them all well fed!   The Boathouse owners also own another beach-famous restaurant, The Cottage Café. Located right across the street from the Boathouse, I’ve…

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