Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Bread #SundaySupper

Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Bread A moist, delicious pumpkin loaf with a ribbon of cream cheese in the middle!

If you’re a fan of ordinary pumpkin bread, you’ll be thrilled with this kicked up Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Bread with a ribbon of cheesecake!

Classic Yellow Butter Cake with Fudgy Chocolate Icing

Classic Yellow Butter Cake with Chocolate Icing | Perfect cake for any celebration!

If you’re looking for the perfect celebratory cake, this Classic Yellow Butter Cake with Fudgy Chocolate Icing fits the bill with a tender, buttery cake and glossy, decadent frosting. Baked up for my daughter’s birthday, it’s doing double duty as part of an on-line baby shower for a sweet blogger friend, Angie of Big Bear’s […]

Classic Vanilla Spritz Cookies | Simple, scrumptious buttery cookies that can be created in numerous shapes and decorated for any occasion!

Classic Vanilla Spritz Cookies #OXOGoodCookies

Classic Vanilla Spritz Cookies are the most versatile treats around! With loads of cookie press disks from which to choose, color and sprinkle options, they can be tailored for any holiday or event! Thanks to OXO for  providing me with baking tools to make these cookies. 

Fudgy Chocolate Sheet Cake with Cocoa Icing #ProgressiveEats

This Fudgy Chocolate Sheet Cake with Cocoa Icing is the perfect way to serve dessert to a crowd. Who doesn’t love a tender, frosted slice of chocolate cake??

Fudgy Brownie Trifle with Chocolate Mousse | 3 outrageously delicious layers plus chocolate curls!

Fudgy Brownie Trifle with Chocolate Mousse #SundaySupper

When a holiday or special event rolls around, a showstopping dessert like this Fudgy Brownie Trifle is a must!

Flourless Cake Chocolate from Princeville Hotel | 5 simple ingredients make for one decadent, outrageously delicious dessert!

Flourless Cake Chocolate from Princeville Hotel

A pound of butter, a pound and a quarter of chocolate, sugar and 7 eggs make for one out of this world Flourless Chocolate Cake!!! Bill didn’t want this one to leave the house!

Grilled Potato Packets with Shallots and Thyme

Grilled Potato Packets with Shallots and Thyme

When we have the boys home for dinner, potatoes are always on the menu. During the summer, I love to add these Grilled Potato Packets to the rotation. Simple and crispy, they are a fabulous addition to whatever is hot off the BBQ!

Levain Bakery Chocolate Chip Cookies | Huge chocolate chip cookies like the famous Levain Bakery cookies!

Levain Bakery Chocolate Chip Cookies #SundaySupper

At our house, dessert is a given. We are chocolate chip cookie aficionados and these Copycake Levain Bakery Chocolate Chip Cookies are always a hit! 

Flavor Bible Giveaway

Orange Glazed Carrots #Giveaway #VegFlavorBible

I am quite content eating steamed carrots without any butter or seasonings. But then there’s the hubby. Just some butter and brown sugar over carrots puts a smile on his face. For a company worthy side dish, I turned to my copy of The Vegetarian Flavor Bible for inspiration and these Orange Glazed Carrots were born. The Flavor Bible […]

Cinnamon Roll Danish~

Do you ever start a recipe without reading through the whole procedure?  Well, after being inspired by all the gorgeous variations of coffee cakes from March’s Daring Bakers’ Challenge, I wanted to make a cinnamon danish vs. a coffee cake ring.  Instead of just using the delicious dough from the challenge or one of the […]

Vanilla Poached Pears with Amaretto Mascarpone Cream

I was delighted with a kind invitation from Kym, of Free Spirit Eater, to write a guest post.  She challenged me to make a healthy, seasonal dessert.  Despite the look of my blog, I really eat rather healthy most of the day and treat myself to just a nibble of something sweet after dinner; but […]

Almond-Orange Tuiles #FrenchFridayswithDorie

I was rattling off the list of recipes I needed to complete before heading to Denver this week which included these almond-orange tuiles,  chopped liver, noel nut balls and peanut butter fudge. I heard an audible sigh of disappointment from the hubby. Mr. Skinny Chick was going to be tortured with nuts and giblets…poor fella. […]

Fudgy One-Bowl Brownies #SundaySupper

These remind me of my favorite one bowl Martha Stewart Fudgy Brownies…having a minimum of dirty dishes, especially when working with chocolate, is a huge plus. These Fudgy One-Bowl Brownies differ in only two ways…by using unsweetened chocolate instead of semi-sweet and adding cocoa powder. The double dose of chocolate just made my family even happier. And […]

Caramel Filled Chocolate Rum Truffles

Caramel Filled Chocolate Truffles #BoozyTruffles

These Chocolate Truffles have a sweet surprise in the center: soft vanilla caramel! An unforgettable holiday treat! Start Your Holiday Candy Making with These Caramel Filled Chocolate Truffles Truffles are one of the easiest candies to make. No candy thermometer. No stirring of molten sugar. All that’s involved is melting chocolate with cream and flavoring it to […]