Posts by Karly Campbell

Karly Campbell is the blogger and photographer behind the popular blog Buns In My Oven. Her fans have dubbed her the Chocolate Peanut Butter Queen, but she loves experimenting with new flavors and recipe ideas. Karly resides in central Illinois. She's a homeschooling mother of two, a senior portrait and newborn photographer, and a food lover. You can also find her on Facebook and Pinterest.

What Are Quick Breads?

Chocolate Quick Bread

When I first became interested in cooking and baking, I heard the term "quick breads" thrown around a lot. What in the world is a quick bread, I would wonder to myself. Well, guys. It's pretty much exactly what the name implies-- it's a bread that you can bake immediately! Here are some tips for making them.

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Savory Saturday: How to Make Alfredo Sauce at Home

Pasta with Homemade Alfredo SauceAlfredo doesn't have to be a restaurant-only meal! I've found that it's actually one of the quickest and easiest sauces to make at home and it always satisfies. Here's a simple recipe to make at home and some creative variations. Read more »

Savory Saturday: Slather on Some Homemade BBQ Sauce!

Homemade Barbecue SauceDepending on who you ask, and where they're from, you might hear that the only true barbecue sauce comes from a tomato base, while others might insist that there shouldn't be tomatoes in barbecue sauce. Regardless of where you stand, barbecue sauce is one flavor that we can all agree is perfect for a summer dinner on the grill. Making barbecue sauce at home is simpler than you might think! Read more »

The Big Question: What Should I Make For Dessert?

Best DessertsAre you wondering what to make for dessert tonight? I don’t know about you, but I have a serious dessert craving in the afternoons and spend plenty of time planning all the amazing treats I could make for dessert. There are endless options when it comes to dessert, which is great for me, because I easily get bored of the same thing day after day! Read more »

Brownie Basics: Perfecting Your Chunk of Chocolate Heaven

Brownie BasicsEveryone has different opinions when it comes to brownies. I think we can agree that most people love a good brownie, but agreeing on just what constitutes a good brownie can be difficult. Regardless of your preferences, whether cakey or fudgy, I’m full of tips to help you achieve the perfect brownie! Read more »

Food Lover Friday: How To Make Flavorful Compound Butters

Compound ButtersA simple savory compound butter that is wonderfully versatile is garlic herb butter. Imagine the variety of uses! Having a log of this butter in your fridge would be wonderful for jazzing up a slice of bread or a dinner roll (instant garlic bread!), tossed in some salted pasta, melted on steak for instant flavor, rubbed over a chicken before roasting, or just melted atop some simple grilled vegetables for a quick summer dish. Learn how to make both savory and sweet compound butters! Read more »