That Skinny Chick Can Bake
Sour Cream Corn Dip - A strange combo, but EVERYONE wants the recipe!

Sour Cream Corn Dip

My hubby expects this Sour Cream Corn Dip at our annual 4th of July bash. The unusual combination of corn, peppers, cheese, sour cream and mayo always gets rave reviews. This corn dip, served...

Chocolate Pots de Crème~

Sipping hot tea this morning with three dear friends was a marvelous way to kick off the holiday weekend. One joined me in the kitchen this afternoon…I love her for so many reasons: first,...

Kahlua Bundt Cake | A super easy, decadent chocolate cake !

Kahlua Cake

I started baking this Kahlua cake when I had three young children. I loved sharing desserts with them, but extra time in the kitchen was scarce. I loved the ease of  starting with a...

Baked Alaska~

Alas, another sultry summer day! An ice cream dessert sounds just perfect. Of course, my version has a chocolate twist starting with a brownie base. I’ve always topped with vanilla ice cream, but it...

Hot fudge sauce | Rich and decadent hot fudge you can make at home!

Hot Fudge Sauce

My attempt to recreate an authentic Italian gelato fell short, but the magnificent Hot Fudge Sauce topping did not! Gelato Ah, gelato. Creamy, cold gelato. A scoop of caffé, pignoli or nocciola was often lunch...

French Silk Pie | The best, most decadent chocolate pie!

French Silk Pie

Don’t let these shadowy pictures dissuade you. This recipe for classic French Silk Pie is the finest around. One of the most decadent chocolate creations you can imagine, your family will be impressed this...

German Chocolate Cake

When my incredible friend, Pam, requested either a German chocolate cake or carrot cake for her birthday, I knew I had to make both. My go-to recipe for carrot cake is the Silver Palate...

Peanut Butter Cookie

Peanut Butter Cookies

  Until I bought Dorie Greenspan’s Baking Cookbook, I hadn’t found the ultimate peanut butter cookie. I’d heard raves about these. They are perfect for a graduation cookie tray…my first two high school graduates...

Sun-dried Tomato Dip

Sun-dried Tomato Dip was one of the first Ina Garten recipes I ever made! I was the first of my friends to have her Barefoot Contessa Cookbook. Needless to say, after tasting this winner,...