That Skinny Chick Can Bake

La Bete Noire

La Bete Noire I’ve made TONS of flourless chocolate cakes…and they’re all wonderful (just ask the Mr.). But this La Bete Noire tops them all. It’s exceptionally smooth and silky and just melts in your mouth. The name translates from...

Raspberry Bars | Berry fillled, struesel topped raspberry squares

Raspberry Bars

When I asked Bill whether he’d eat any raspberry bars if I made them, he gave me that look… I tried to persuade him by promising they didn’t have nuts, oatmeal or coconut…but I...

Peach Pie

Peach Pie

Updated Photo with lattice crust It wouldn’t be July without at least one homemade peach pie. Johnny’s Market, our nearby produce stand, has the most luscious Indiana peaches…sweet and juicy. I bought 10 pounds with...

Triple Chocolate Cookies | The epitome of chocolate decadence in a small package!

Triple Chocolate Cookies

It was expected that I bring some cookies to a reunion of lifelong friends, so I dug deep in my archive and found these Triple Chocolate Cookies. Who doesn’t love chocolate? I was heading...

Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate Cupcakes on a square white plate with chocolate chips

Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate Cupcakes

When birthdays roll around at our house, it’s almost a given that some sort of chocolate dessert is  needed for the celebration. These Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate Cupcakes are a perennial favorite for any special...

Vanilla Cupcakes with White Chocolate Buttercream

White Chocolate Cupcakes

This frosting topping these White Chocolate Cupcakes is to die for…I could just eat it by the spoonful, but that would be crazy…wouldn’t it? My cleaning lady, who is a great baker herself, declared this the...

Fresh Corn and Black Bean Salad

This delightful Fresh Corn and Black Bean Salad features the peak of season sweet corn and just shouts summer! A delicious way to enjoy the fresh, seasonal corn on the cob. Tossed with a light...

3 Rich Fudgy Cocoa Brownies stacked on a white plate

Rich Fudgy Cocoa Brownies

Rich Fudgy Cocoa Brownies: The ultimate brownie lover’s brownie. My family has sacrificed their waistlines to taste test numerous batches of brownies and these dense, fudgy gems received rave reviews!

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Best Pound Cake

A couple tricks like using cream, cake flour and alternating the wet and dry ingredients make this the Best Pound Cake you’ll ever taste! Pound cake got it’s name from the simple proportions used...

Blueberry Raspberry Pie~

Bill just discovered that I have a blog. Did he not notice that I have stopped him mid-bite to take a snapshot of his dessert on more than one occasion? Anyway, one of the...