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All for the love of shortcake – Classic Strawberry Shortcake      

All for the love of shortcake – Classic Strawberry Shortcake      

  The nicest thing you can do for a perfectly ripe strawberry is let it be the star of the show with some very capable supporting players.  For this reason, there’s nothing better than a classic strawberry shortcake.   I have a theory about the …read more

Marshmallow Easter Peep Kabobs

Marshmallow Easter Peep Kabobs

  There’s a secret ingredient in this colorful Easter Bunny Peep Kabob.   An ingredient that costs hardly anything but makes your kabob stand out from the crowd!   I’ll give you a hint . . . it’s Jell-O powder! (I’m bad at hint)   …read more

The BEST Coconut Macaroons have only 5 Ingredients! 

The BEST Coconut Macaroons have only 5 Ingredients! 

  All the Springtime holidays are practically here and that makes me so happy! I have an easy, gluten free and Kosher cookie recipe to share with you that’s perfect to celebrate Spring, Easter and Passover. Or any day of the year for that matter. …read more

This Mardi Gras tradition takes the (king) cake

This Mardi Gras tradition takes the (king) cake

    It’s almost time for Mardi Gras! This calls for a celebration and in true New Orleans fashion – everyone’s invited.   Mardi Gras is a celebration of food, music, creativity, festivity and joy. Celebrating Mardi Gras is celebrating the love of life.         …read more

Chocolate Mousse Filled Popovers

Chocolate Mousse Filled Popovers

  Chocolate and popover lovers rejoice!   It’s time for chocolate mousse filled popovers.     It’s no secret I loves me some popovers. I’ll eat them plain, right out of the oven.   Sometimes I don’t even slather them with butter.   HA! Just …read more

Red Velvet Waffles with Cream Cheese Mousse and Balsamic Strawberries

Red Velvet Waffles with Cream Cheese Mousse and Balsamic Strawberries

  A decadent Valentine’s dessert with a surprise twist.   This Valentine’s Day have I got a treat for you! Are you sitting down?    Drum roll please!!! Red velvet waffles with cream cheese mousse and balsamic strawberries topped with sliced almonds.   And the …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

Strawberry Cheesecake Truffle Bites

Strawberry Cheesecake Truffle Bites

    Look what I made!   This is what happens if I’m left alone in the kitchen too long.   I start out to make super healthy, organic, fennel twig, green tea, echinacea, kale, smoothie cookie bars but when I’m finished I realize I …read more

Mischievous Meringue Ghosts

Mischievous Meringue Ghosts

  These fun spooky little guys are surprisingly fast, easy and so totally inexpensive you’ll never buy meringues at the bakery again.   This is easiest with a stand mixer but I’ve used a hand mixer with no trouble. I wouldn’t try to make meringues …read more

How to Make Edible Amber Sugar Glass

How to Make Edible Amber Sugar Glass

  What a cool looking creation! Sugar glass is so versatile and once you know this easy, impressive (but totally cheap!) technique you’ll find all kinds of ways to use it.   Sugar glass is a simple mixture of sugar, water and corn syrup used …read more

The 4 ingredient, 5 minute shortcut to Pumpkin Mousse

The 4 ingredient, 5 minute shortcut to Pumpkin Mousse

  Do you know what’s missing in your life? Specifically, Four Ingredient Easy Pumpkin Mousse. There are probably other things, but I write about food. I can assure you, this is one easy and delicious recipe you can use in eight different ways.   Plus, …read more

The easiest Two Ingredient pumpkin muffins. Ever.

The easiest Two Ingredient pumpkin muffins. Ever.

    Two Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins It’s officially pumpkin flavored everything time!  Which falls directly between BBQ flavored everything time and peppermint flavored everything time. Sheesh! Where has the year gone?   In my never ending quest to hack this thing we call life, I …read more