Mouth-Watering Brandy-Flavored Desserts

  photo credit Brandy: that caramel-colored drink that somehow does not seem very ladylike. There is no denying that a drink of this spirit is not for the faint of heart, as the bold flavors and high alcoholic content of this spirit are not everyone’s cup of tea. However, don’t be too quick to toss […]

Fluffernutter Treats

Fluffernutter sandwiches were one of my favorite treats growing up. Even to this day, I cannot get enough of the delicious peanut butter and marshmallow pairing–it’s that salty/sweet flavor combination, with richness from the peanut butter and sweetness from the marshmallow fluff, that always has me wanting more. Give me a spoon, a jar of […]

Creamy Lime Icebox Pie

There’s something so refreshing about citrus in the middle of summer.  This pie has a great balance of both sweet and tart and is the perfect dessert for a warm day.  Gelatin is a great stabilizer and allows the pie to be cut without losing it’s shape while the instant pudding mix adds a gentle […]

Berry-Yogurt Popsicles

Popsicles are typically just flavored sugar water, however, they don’t have to be. It’s possible to make something simple, nutritious and just as refreshing and satisfying as the original.  I have these on hand most of the summer, using a variety of berries as they come in season. In this recipe I used raspberries and […]

Mini Crustless Pumpkin Pies

With the holidays coming up, I thought it was only appropriate to share a recipe that is easy to make, great for holiday entertaining, and delicious. I know we all have busy schedules that somehow get even busier around Thanksgiving and Christmas. Holiday entertaining, Christmas shopping, Christmas cards, baking, baking, and more baking, traveling to […]

Recipe of the Week: Rustic Apple Tart

Fall is my favorite season.  I love the colors, the smells, the cooler weather and putting the garden to bed.  I also love that I can get back into baking without worrying about an overheated house.  Although I don’t grow my own apples, I enjoy going to the local orchard and picking them (usually too […]

HALLOWEEN TREAT: GHOST CAKE POPS

    Here’s a yummy treat for Halloween. The kids would not only love these Halloween Ghost Cake Pops for their look but for the taste as well. Trick-or-Treaters will surely come back because of this delectable treat. They are also great for Halloween Parties! This cake recipe is what I use in most of […]

Simple Marsala-Poached Pears Recipe

    Looking for a quick yet delectable treat to satisfy your taste buds?  Try this Marsala Poached Pears recipe served warm with a scoop of ice cream or whipped cream.  Whether for a special occasion or a weeknight dessert, this easier than pie recipe with definitely satisfy leave you satisfied! Marsala-Poached Pears WHAT YOU NEED: […]

Beat The Heat With An Ice-Cold Vanilla Banana Milk Shake

    Triple thick, can’t get it up a straw… or thinner, creamy, if feels so good going down milkshakes, I love them all!   As a kid I loved them all no matter what the texture and consistency.  Now that I’m older I’m a little bit pickier.  Ironically, my kids never had the opportunity to try one.   […]