That Skinny Chick Can Bake
Ghirardelli Dark Chocolate Cupcakes | Sublime Cocoa cupcakes with a chocolate ganache frosting!

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...

Corn and Black Bean Salad | Fresh sweet corn, black beans and avocados create the foundation for this delightful salad

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...

Strawberry Pie Dessert | An amazing layered dessert with a shortbread crust, light creamy filling topped with glazed strawberries

Strawberry Pie Dessert

First served this Strawberry Pie Dessert decades ago, I’ve been making it ever since my first taste! Glazed strawberries and cream top a buttery shortbread crust for an unforgettable dessert. Strawberry Pie Dessert All...

Rich Fudgy Cocoa Brownies - the ultimate brownie lover's brownie!

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!

The Best Pound Cake | Dense, yet tender and delicious! Perfect topped with berries and cream!

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...

Grilled Asian Salmon | Marinated with soy, mustard and lemon, this could become your favorite salmon recipe, too!

Grilled Asian Salmon

This Grilled Asian Salmon first made its debut in 2010, but it has evolved into my very favorite salmon marinade. With the grilling season in full swing, you’ll definitely want to add this to...

S'mores Pie | Graham cracker crust, chocolate filling and a marshmallow topping! Heavenly!

S’more Pie

Updated photo, 2015     Hot dogs, potato salad, s’mores…perfect summer picnic foods. I discovered S’more pie a few years back when it was featured in Gourmet magazine. Our annual Fourth of July neighborhood...

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...