That Skinny Chick Can Bake

Chicken Samosas

My friend, Richard, has shared his samosa recipe across many foodie bulletin boards.  I have shied away from dishes calling for anything more than a dash of curry powder because of my picky family. ...

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

These Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries are a delicious way to satisfy your sweet tooth. Plus they are a cinch to make! With only 5 ingredients, this cheesecake stuffed strawberries recipe is a terrific addition to a...

Coconut Crème Brûlée

        My upcoming Indian themed book club meeting has thrown me for a loop.  I haven’t eaten much Indian food let alone an Indian dessert! I considered and finally decided against...

Berry Streusel Bars

Berry Streusel Bars

  This recipe created quite a buzz on one of my foodie web sites; so when I started planning my book club meeting, I knew these would be included.  You can vary the berries...

Apple, Cherry and Walnut Salad

This Apple, Cherry and Walnut Salad is my absolute favorite fall salad…apples and maple syrup provide the autumnal taste, and pairing these with dried cherries and walnuts results in deliciousness. And Lambeau is back...

Peach Cobbler Version 2~

I’ve made some incredible friends via the Internet…once you start talking about food and family, the fact that you live miles apart and have never met doesn’t matter one bit. Patti is one of...

Brownies~

Thomas Keller’s gorgeous Ad Hoc at Home cookbook has been stacked on the ottoman in our great room since I received it for Christmas last year…fabulous enough to be a coffee table book, it...

Cioccolata Calda~

The wonderful friends who showed up to bake with me today (minus one late arrival!). As the days grow shorter, the morning air has the cool crispness that only autumn can bring. I love...

Twix Bars | When chocolate, caramel and shortbread combine!!

Better Than Twix Bars

New photo! Nice to see I’ve developed some camera skills! But these  Better Than Twix Bars are spectacular no matter what yours look like! Old photos! I was invited to join Weekend Blog Showcase…where...

Pear Tarte Tatin | A twist on the classic French dessert

Pear Tarte Tatin

As autumn approaches, I wait impatiently for pears to appear in the market. I used juicy Bartletts in this French-inspired Pear Tarte Tatin.