Abbi Shaeffer

Abbi Shaeffer

Spiced Cranberry Pear Pie

Nothing says the holidays quite like a freshly baked fruit pie. Growing up, we enjoyed apple, rhubarb, and blueberry pastries during all our special occasions. I’ve made many fruit pies in my life, but never before this recipe did I…

Christmas Lemon Pie

Lemons are often featured prominently in spring and summer recipes but are deserving of a place on the table all year round. Especially around Christmas time, the pretty yellow citrus looks so festive when paired with bright red cranberries and…

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

When fall rolls around, there seems to be no shortage of pumpkin-flavored recipes. From coffee to desserts to even main courses and sides, pumpkin shows up everywhere on the table this time of year. Some of these recipes, unfortunately, seem…

Pear Upside Down Cake

I’ve found that pears are often one of the most overlooked fruits when it comes to baking, often passed up in favor of peaches or apples. But when harvest comes, other fruits can’t match the delicate, earthy flavor that pears…

Herby Brie Pastry

Peaches are hands down my favorite summery fruit, and I love recipes that use them in new and elevating ways. I also love recipes with a beautiful end result, so when I saw a picture of peach pastries on Pinterest,…

Street Corn Salad

While I love Mexican food, I’ve always struggled to find a side to go along with our favorite main courses. Tacos, Enchiladas, and the like are so packed with flavor and a variety of ingredients that anything else seems unnecessary.…