The very first dessert I mastered as a child was the apple crisp. It was in our church community cookbook, the kind churches and PTAs and family reunions created together in the 90’s. I made the apple crisp so much that I had it memorized. It was my first solo recipe, one I could create… Continue reading Caramel Apple Crumble Bars
I have a confession to make to all of you. It might cut me off from the sisterhood of womankind. But here it is: I don’t really care about chocolate. Sure, I still enjoy really great chocolate. I’m not so crazy that I would pass up a milk chocolate Lindt ball. But when it comes… Continue reading Triple Lemon Cupcakes
It happens to all of us. Summer dictates that you should buy a massive watermelon. You are going to a party, a picnic, a cheesy themed luau BBQ. So you kick it Dirty Dancing Style and you bring a watermelon. And then the inevitable happens. The watermelon has leftovers. There are ALWAYS watermelon leftovers. At… Continue reading Watermelon Citrus Salsa
Sometimes, you get a recipe idea from a cook book, or a favourite blog. Sometimes you get it from a tv series you don’t want to admit you binge-watched on Netflix. cough – Drop Dead Diva – cough This recipe idea is the pake. You know, the bakery concoction thought up by the ditzy BFF… Continue reading Paul’s Birthday Cake: Black Forest Pake (Pie-Cake)
Easter is only a week away, so naturally I have started thinking about chocolate. For most of the year, I am a die-hard gummy candy lover. Chocolate is a take-it-or-leave-it kind of thing for me…unless it is chocolate covered licorice, or ju-jubes, or a Big Turk. But when Easter rolls around, I break the rules.… Continue reading Chocolate Easter Treats I Can’t Wait to Make!