Desserts

It’s Gettin Hot Out Here! Nutella Tailgate Chocolate Cookies

  I don’t know about all of you people out in the world, but I’m ready for some football!  The first home game for my team is tomorrow and just in time for this football season and the many tailgates to come, I’m featuring a cookie sure to please....

Life of π : Blueberry Pie That Is

What’s your specialty?  I believe every cook has a signature holiday dish that they not only enjoy making, but that they get compliments on year after year.  My specialty dish just happens to be blueberry pie.  They do take time, but they are full of flavor and lots of...

Pate Brisee aka Pie Crust Dough

This recipe for Pie Crust or the very “fancy” Pate Brisee, is from Martha Stewart and I have been using it for nearly 15 years.  It’s easy and I like it much better than using shortening.  Some people swear by shortening, and I agree it makes a very flaky...

Naturally Sweet: Honey Vanilla Kumquat Marmalade

  The other day I was wondering through the market and there they sat, a fresh box of kumquats.  Teeny, tiny little oranges, as my daughter describes them.  I’ve always wondered about kumquats and eyed them hoping for a light bulb moment as to how I can use them....

Pink Delight Easter Cheesecake

  This cheesecake is a yummy Easter treat for your Sunday table.  This basic cheesecake recipe is easy to prepare and you simply top it with your choice of sprinkles and apply peeps or candies around the sides of the cheesecake using icing to secure them.  You can do...

DIY Sweetheart Chocolate Candy Bars for Your Valentine

These are just ridiculously easy.  It’s a fun way to give a friend, teacher, honey or child a homemade gift from you, but you don’t have to tell them just how effortless is really was….AND your kids will have a blast creating their own Sweetheart Chocolate Bar for their...

Game Day Easy Treats: Chocolate Covered Almond Butter Cracker Sandwiches with Sea Salt

I came across these little chocolate cracker treats at a football watching party about 5 years ago.  I am telling you, I thought I had bitten into a little slice of heaven.  Sweet, salty, cheesy and creamy, all in one bite.  I wanted to make this heaven-in-a-bite on my...

Borrowed Treasures: Nana’s Sugar Cookies by Wenderly

Update! We decided on the easy version.  Ready made icing and sprinkles.  They are very beautiful I must say!   December 23rd, it’s getting close friends!  For many of us with kids, this date also entails cookie baking.  I wanted to search around some fellow food blogger’s websites and...

For The Kids: Fruity Christmas Trees

 

Last Minute Dessert: Vanilla Marscapone Cream “Fois Deux”

Vanilla Marscapone Cream is something that I love to serve my children in leu of ice cream and it makes for a fabulous addition to various deserts that you might serve at a dinner party.  Sometimes my menu is so complex that I prefer to have desert be something...

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