Tag | “Dessert”

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

While some states are being buried in snow, here in Ohio, we’ve been enjoying a very mild winter. In fact, it was...
Read More

Crème Brûlée for One | Dairy | Week 02

Thus begins the 52 Weeks of Cooking Challenge. Or for when you remember suddenly, while craving...
Read More

Breakfast Banana "Sushi" | Bananas | Week 11

What's this? I'm actually AHEAD a week? Somehow, magically, I am actually posting at the start of week 11, which is...
Read More

Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches | Starving Chef Signature Dessert | Week 36

According to my TimeHop, two years ago today I posted my first ever recipe for my famous chocolate chip cookies...
Read More

Coffee and Cream Cookies | Coffee | Week 40

I only recently discovered the amazingness that is coffee. Ever since Nick's parent bought us a Keurig for our first...
Read More

Irish Meat and Potato Pie

It's the Luck O' the Irish. If you're not wearing something green while reading this post, pinch...
Read More

S'more Cookies

Out of all of the recipes I frequently make, this one certainly takes the cake. Er...cookie. And it's definitely...
Read More

Tornado Potato

With recent crazy weather in my hometown, I thought these potatoes were especially relevant to this week's...
Read More

Cheesecake Filled Strawberries

If one merely utters the word cheesecake to me, I go weak in the knees. Truly one of the best desserts...
Read More

Baked Choriziti

I've been on a chorizo kick lately. With chorizo topped chicken waffles, surf 'n' turf bites,...
Read More

Dangerously Delicious: Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

You know the saying "oatmeal raisin cookies are the reason I have trust issues"? Well what if I've found a recipe for...
Read More

Patriotic Pinwheel Cookies

'MURICA. That's about all you need to say about these patriotic cookies. As we Americans get ready to celebrate...
Read More

Mochaccino Chip Cupcakes with Coffee Cream Icing

Mini mochaccino chip cupcakes with coffee cream icing. Now that's a mouthful of a name. Fortunately, every word...
Read More

Turtle Chunk | Two Ingredient Ice Cream

I like turtles. I also like turtle ice cream. And while I would never combine those two things, I will enjoy the heck...
Read More

Hermione Granger | Cherry Bakewell Cake | Harry Potter Recipes

If there's one thing I'm a superfan of, it's Harry Potter. The books mirrored my childhood and I read each of them a...
Read More

Ron Weasley | Sponge Cake Sandwich | Harry Potter Recipes

Ronald Weasley is arguably one of the more underrated wizards of the Harry Potter universe. While he's not particularly...
Read More

Rubeus Hagrid | Rock Cakes | Harry Potter Recipes

Rubeus Hagrid is by far one of my favorite - and also most loveable - character from the Harry Potter world. I mean,...
Read More

Sirius Black | Tropical Fruit Cake | Harry Potter Recipes

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was easily my favorite Harry Potter book, and it mostly had to do entirely...
Read More

Pumpkin Snicker Doodles with Cheesecake Filling

To say that I am a little excited for it to be fall would be an understatement. I live for jeans and hoodie weather, as...
Read More

Baked Caramel Apple Pies

It's almost caramel apple season folks, which in my opinion, is waaaay superior than pumpkin spice season, which...
Read More

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

There's a distinctive briskness to the air that can only mean one thing: winter is coming. With warm weathered days...
Read More

Uncle Iroh's Spirit Cake | Spirit World | Legend of Korra Recipes

Uncle Iroh was one of the first fortunate few invited to live in the Spirit World post-death, so it was only...
Read More

Aang Rolls | Earth Kingdom | Legend of Korra Recipes

As we continue our journey through the Avatar universe, we find ourselves with the ever so important, however...
Read More

Air Nomad Fruit Pies | Avatar: The Last Airbender Recipes

Air nomads are known throughout the Avatar universe to be devout vegetarians and excellent bakers. Despite their...
Read More

Turkey & Quinoa Chili | Healthy Slow Cooker Meals

Chili is a relatively new favorite food of mine - mostly because it's super simple to make in a crock pot. I didn't...
Read More

Cinnamon Pull Apart Muffins

I fiend for cinnamon rolls some times. Something about their ooey-gooey cinnamon-rolly goodness just really gets me...
Read More

Choux à la Crème | Valentine's Day Recipes

Has anyone else been binging on the Great British Bake Off now that it's steaming on Netflix? Well if you aren't, then...
Read More

Brûléed Oranges | Valentine's Day Recipes

I'd like to think that the old saying "the way to a man's heart is through his stomach" is actually somewhat true. I'm...
Read More

Black Bottom Cupcakes | Valentine's Day Recipes

Did you know there is an official day designated for cream cheese brownies? It's true! February 10th marks the day of...
Read More

Hot Cocoa Cookies with Marshmallow Fluff Frosting

Living in Northern Ohio has certainly been an interesting experience. Coming from Southern Ohio originally, we rarely...
Read More

Peanut Butter & Jelly Cookie Bars

For this quick recipe, I made a simple peanut butter cookie crust then topped it with a peanut butter buttercream...
Read More

Ultimate Chunky Pretzel Drop Cookies

Pretzels. Caramel. Chocolate. And sometimes raisins. With these powers combined, this cookie might just be unstoppable...
Read More

Easter Egg Angel Food Cake Pops

When your coworker comes into the office with an entire leftover angel food cake and says "maybe you can make...
Read More

Easter Egg Blondies | Simple Easter Recipes

With Easter approaching, I’ve been practicing my Easter desserts and dinners. My boyfriend, Nick,...
Read More

Brigadeiros | Brazilian Caramels

These brigadeiros are certain to be deliciouso! Brigadeiros are traditional Brazilian caramels made with just a few...
Read More

The Red Woman's Trifle | Game of Thrones Recipes

Winter is Coming. In just one week, we will learn the fate of some of our most beloved characters. One character we can...
Read More

Sandor Clegane's Roasted Hen | Game of Thrones Recipes

"Bugger that. Bugger him. Bugger you." Of all the brothers of House Clegane, the Hound is the one I'd most like to...
Read More

Sansa's Lemon Cakes | Game of Thrones Recipes

Lemon cakes are a popular dish eaten by the upperclass folk of Westeros, being especially popular in King's...
Read More

Game of Thrones Recipes

The excitement for the premiere of Game of Thrones sixth season is palpable in the Starving Chef's household. Over the...
Read More

Sm'nanas | Campfire Cooking

S'mores are a staple dessert for any bonfire meal - but did you know there's a 'healthier' way to enjoy these...
Read More

Pineapple Upside Down Bonfire Cake

One of my sister's favorite desserts is pineapple upside down cake, so while we were both at our parents in our...
Read More

Campfire Cooking

It's summer, so that means cookouts and camping! Over the weekend I visited my parents in my hometown and made use of...
Read More

Easy Homemade Marshmallows

Lets talk about marshmallows. Somehow, I have been misled to believe that making homemade marshmallows was difficult -...
Read More

No Mess Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Have you ever let your bananas sit out on the counter and then forget about them until they were basically...
Read More

S'mores Bars

I live for ooey-gooey s'mores. The messier, the better! While I love roasting marshmallows over an open...
Read More

Pokemon GO Cupcakes

Whether or not you've been caught up in the Pokemon craze gripping the world over the last few months, there's no...
Read More

Pretzel Crusted Chicken Breasts | Chopped at Home Challenge

"It's time for round TWO of the Chopped at Home Challenge. Chefs - you may open your baskets. Your main course must...
Read More

Caramel Apple Tarts

Fall is almost upon us, which means it's time to break out the sweatshirts and jeans, watch the leaves change colors...
Read More

Zucchini Bread | Flavors of Fall

I officially dismantled my garden last weekend - and considering I live in Northeast Ohio, the fact my garden was still...
Read More

Orange Poppyseed Rolls | Chopped at Home Challenge

"Chefs - it's time for the final round. You may open your baskets. Your mystery ingredients are: canned pizza dough,...
Read More

Pumpkin Spice Cookies with Maple Syrup Icing

It's pumpkin season, which means I'm putting it in pretty much everything - including cookies. These cookies...
Read More

Apple Pecan & Honey Sticky Rolls

Some nights when I'm craving something sweet, I'll raid my fridge to find basically anything I can bake together to...
Read More

Serial Killer Cookies

Just like Jeffery Dahmer, you won't be able to eat just one.I'm obsessed with serial killers. I'm addicted to...
Read More

Polyjuice Potion | Harry Potter Recipes

For every season, there's a reason to rewatch/reread Harry Potter. Halloween is one of the biggest celebrations at...
Read More

Ohio Buckeye Fudge

If you've lived in Ohio your entire life like I have, you'd be well accustomed to our state's favorite dessert: the...
Read More

The Starving Chef's Favorite Recipes | 300th post!!

I can't believe I've cooked and posted 300 recipes on my site! If you had asked me when I started this blog how many...
Read More

Banana Bread Pudding

Every so often, when I hit up Jimmy John's for lunch, I'll also grab a few loaves of their day old bread - which...
Read More

Churro Bites with Strawberry Sauce

I'm always looking for fun new tapas to try out. This week's challenge is Spanish tapas - inspired by Spanish...
Read More

Homemade Strawberry Jelly

A few weeks ago, I treated myself to a trip to West Side Market in Cleveland for a foodie birthday...
Read More

How the GRINCH Stole Christmas Cookies

Every Who Down in Whoville Liked Christmas a lot... But the Grinch,Who lived just north of Whoville, Did...
Read More

Mini Cheesecakes

As the holiday season draws to an end, I've been trying to find easy desserts that take little effort so I can...
Read More

Cannoli Dip

All the deliciousness of homemade cannolis, with half of the effort - you can even buy unfilled cannoli shells or even...
Read More

Crème Brûlée Cookies

I've made crème brûlée cookies in my "pre-blogger" days and they were a spectacular failure. Ever since I've started...
Read More

Marshmallow Crunch Brownies

What's ooey and gooey and crunchy all at the same time? Marshmallow crunch brownies, of course! Made with a...
Read More

Valentine's Day Truffle Bouquet

If you want to make a homemade gift for your sweetie this Valentine's day, why not bake them something delicious? You...
Read More

Strawberry Shortcake Kabobs | Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is coming up, which means it's time to be extra sweet to your sweetie! This Valentine's Day celebrates...
Read More

Forty Layer Tiramisu for Two

Alright, folks. I'm about to blow your minds. This forty layer tiramisu was made with just ten - that's right -...
Read More

Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

I feel like I'm always craving cinnamon rolls. Usually late at night, about thirty minutes before bed time,...
Read More

Cadbury Creme Egg Brownies

You know it's almost Easter by the appearance of Cadbury Creme eggs - the classic chocolate candy filled with ooey...
Read More

Easter Bunny Munch

Easter may have the best assortment of treats. I mean, you not only have all the different kinds of chocolates and...
Read More

Creme Egg Lava Cake | Single Serving Desserts

I think I've found an excuse to keep Cadbury Creme Eggs in the house year round - they literally are little cheat pods...
Read More

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

If you have trust issues because of oatmeal raisin cookies, this recipe will certainly win you back! Trust me, I wasn't...
Read More

Geode Cookies

Geodes are nature's little treasure troves. Crack one open and you'll find it is lined with sparkling minerals and...
Read More