No matter how you celebrate St. Patricks’s day, whether you eat corned beef and cabbage, or go out to the local pub and drink green beer, there is no better way to end the day than having a slice of a Spirited Chocolate Irish Cream Cake. This delicious homemade chocolate cake is drizzled with Bailey’s… Continue Reading
Here we are in the teeth of winter, and what better way can we spend a cold snowy day than staying in and baking a Blueberry Pie! This beautiful pie crust is made with a snowflake cookie cutter to cut rolled pie dough into beautiful snowflake shapes. What is it about snowflakes that make them… Continue Reading
When you’re looking to really satisfy your cravings for sweets, there is nothing like a light, fluffy, white cake. This brilliant white cake recipe topped off with some cream cheese buttercream icing, WOW…you won’t have to eat another cake all year! Ok, so that isn’t true, but at least let’s start the year off with… Continue Reading
The best of the best all comes together for this holiday dessert! Chocolate, cheesecake, and Andes Candies!
So many delicious flavors in this recipe, your taste buds will thank you! Vanilla custard, salted caramel, and apples coated with cinnamon, all in a cinnamon tart shell. This one will be worth the wait. It is made from simple everyday baking ingredients that you probably already have in your cupboards. I used frozen Cortland… Continue Reading
When Autumn rolls around, I start thinking about preparing for the big Thanksgiving Day feast. That means the turkey and all the accouterments. The dinner itself is easy as I always cook a turkey with a traditional French meat stuffing that my mom made. A recipe she got from her mother, who probably got… Continue Reading
Cinnamon Rolls are the Ultimate Comfort Food! When I think about comfort foods, I think about foods like warm bread, macaroni and cheese, and of course, cinnamon rolls. What is so great about making your own homemade cinnamon rolls anyway? It is the aroma of cinnamon wafting through the air. That smell that brings us… Continue Reading
If you are lucky, you will someday visit a place that touches your heart in such a way that it can only be described as “home”. This is exactly how I felt when I recently visited Ireland. About 6 months ago, a cousin, who I didn’t know existed, made contact with my mom on Ancestry.com.… Continue Reading
The best ever lemon poppy seed muffin recipe is here! Or should I say cupcake recipe? What distinguishes a muffin from a cupcake anyway? Some say it’s in the flour, others say it is whether or not you put frosting on it. I say it’s in the texture and the sweetness. But oh, how… Continue Reading
Strawberry shortcake is wonderful. This dessert has been served up in so many delightful arrangements. Sweet cake, berries and sweetened cream, you really can't go wrong with this combination. So good in fact, that many have tried to recreate this taste in other forms, such as the all-time favorite strawberry shortcake bar or strawberry shortcake yogurt. So I decided to get a little creative and try making my own very special version of this dessert.
Key Lime Pie Twist of lime as a garnish? Yes, but the twist you see, is my special ingredient “Greek yogurt”. When thinking of summer desserts, Key Lime Pie always to come to mind. This pie was named after the key limes that are native to the Florida Keys. Citrus fruits give food a fresh summer… Continue Reading