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Easy French Macaron Recipe

Easy French Macaron Recipe

Indulge in Homemade Delights: Mastering the Art of Macarons Ah, the French macaron – a delightful treat that not only tantalizes the taste buds but also captivates the eyes with its vibrant colors and delicate structure. These dainty Parisian confections have garnered a reputation as …read more

Show Stopping Spiral Veggie Tart

Show Stopping Spiral Veggie Tart

Spring Sensation: Colorful Spiral Veggie Tart Recipe! Spring has sprung and Easter is just around the corner. I was wandering the produce department and saw these beautiful multi-hued rainbow carrots. They reminded me of my favorite line from the Rankin/ Bass Easter television special. Seymore …read more

DIY Decadent Crème Brûlée

DIY Decadent Crème Brûlée

Impress Your Sweetheart: DIY Decadent Crème Brûlée for Valentine’s Day! Looking for an impressive sweet for your sweethearts on Valentine’s Day? Let’s make Crème Brûlée. Most assume that because it’s a staple at swanky restaurants it must be difficult to make. I assure you, restaurant …read more

Best Summer Dessert – Mixed Berry Pavlova

Best Summer Dessert – Mixed Berry Pavlova

Fluffy Clouds and Berry Dreams: Pavlova is a show-stopping summer dessert Look at this dessert! But wait! A pavlova is not just any dessert; it’s a spectacular showstopper that’ll leave your guests in awe. Picture this: a delicate meringue with a crisp outer shell, cushioning …read more

Easy No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake

Easy No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake

Indulge in the Zesty Delight: Easy No-Bake Lemon Cheesecake Recipe to Savor Summer’s End! Summer may be coming to an end, but in much of the country the weather is still warm enough to appreciate the refreshing zing of citrus and the ease of a …read more

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries for a Valentine’s Day Treat

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries for a Valentine’s Day Treat

  It’s almost Valentine’s Day!   The holiday dedicated to love, or as my single friends call it – Independence Day.     While the skeptical among us may think it’s a holiday created by mass marketers to sell cards, chocolate and flowers (and there …read more

Easy Salmon Soufflé

Easy Salmon Soufflé

  Easy elegance on a budget, Salmon Soufflé.    How do you serve a salmon entrée to four people for under $5 total?  You make salmon soufflé.   Soufflé makes for a tastefully classy lunch, or dinner, even a lovely late night supper. Imagine fluffy, …read more