Author: SugarSpicesLife

Blueberry Lemon Cake

Blueberry Lemon Cake

Soft, white cake layers with lemon curd and blueberry preserve fillings, finished with a lemon buttercream frosting. This Blueberry Lemon Cake is a moist, delicious cake with wonderful fruit flavors in every bite! Birthdays My birthday this past year was right after everything shut down […]

Homemade Lemon Curd

Homemade Lemon Curd

Smooth, creamy, tangy Homemade Lemon Curd. Easier to make than many recipes and so good that it will have you wanting to use it over and over again! Basic Recipes I don’t think I’ve ever shared recipes for ‘basics’. Meaning, I’ll make BBQ sauce for […]

Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee

Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee

Creamy, vanilla bean custard with a crisp, caramelized sugar top. This Vanilla Bean Creme Brulee is a beautiful, delectable dessert! Blow Torches For a while, I have been wanting to make creme brulee at home. But, I thought I needed a blow torch, and didn’t […]

Air Fried Onion Rings

Air Fried Onion Rings

Onions dipped in buttermilk, coated in a flavorful breading, and air fried to a perfect crisp. These Air Fried Onion Rings are ideal for an appetizer, side dish or snack! New Air Fryer For the last two years I’ve primarily air fried in a toaster […]

Instant Pot Inauthentic Pasta Bolognese

Instant Pot Inauthentic Pasta Bolognese

Beef and sausage tomato sauce cooked with rigatoni pasta in an Instant Pot or other pressure cooker. Because this Instant Pot Inauthentic Pasta Bolognese is cooked in one pot, there’s less mess, less time and work involved, but no less flavor! Weeknight Dinners I have […]

Homemade Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake

Homemade Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake

Chocolate fudge and chocolate cookie crumbs sandwiched between vanilla and strawberry ice creams, then finished with frozen whipped topping. This Homemade Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake is easy to customize and ridiculously easy to make! Origins My husband and I started dating about a month before […]

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Chickpeas roasted in the oven and then tossed with lemon juice, a homemade spice mix, and parsley. These Spicy Roasted Chickpeas are a wonderful appetizer or snack! Themed Dinners I’ve mentioned before that my husband and I love to make themed dinners! And when I […]

Chicken and Apple with Ricotta Gnocchi

Chicken and Apple with Ricotta Gnocchi

Ground chicken with apple and crispy sage, tossed with ricotta gnocchi and an apple dressing. This Chicken and Apple with Ricotta Gnocchi recipe makes a unique, enticing meal! Recipe Inspiration I’m starting of 2021 with a recipe that was inspired by a salad. It seems […]

Skillet Tuscan Chicken

Skillet Tuscan Chicken

Chicken in a creamy, flavorful sauce, topped with spinach and sun-dried tomatoes. Made with coconut milk, this Skillet Tuscan Chicken has less dairy than many Tuscan Chicken recipes, but no shortage of flavor! Inspiration I grew up in a small town that had few restaurant […]

Holiday Treats

Holiday Treats

Looking for a holiday treats that you can take to a cookie exchange, give in a treat box, or just eat for dessert? I’ve got you covered. Below is a running list of SugarSpicesLife Holiday Treats! Bars Brown Butter Mud Hen BarsChocolate BaklavaChocolate Coconut Lime […]

Butterfinger Truffles

Butterfinger Truffles

Creamy chocolate mixed with peanut butter and coated with bits of Butterfinger candy. These Butterfinger Truffles are a decedent treat! 12 DAYS OF HOLIDAY TREATS: DAY 12 Today is Day 12 – the final day – of SugarSpicesLife 12 Days of Holiday Treats! I can’t […]

Raspberry Almond Bars

Raspberry Almond Bars

A flaky almond, pastry crust topped with a raspberry jam and almond paste topping. These Raspberry Almond Bars are a uniquely delicious treat! 12 DAYS OF HOLIDAY TREATS: DAY 11 Welcome to Day 11 of SugarSpicesLife 12 Days of Holiday Treats! This is a 12 day […]


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