Category Archives: Desserts

Happy National Pi Day!

National Pi Day (3/14) snuck up on me again and I ran out of time to make a homemade pie to celebrate. So I dug into my archives and came across this most awesome strawberry chocolate tart, which actually qualifies … Continue reading

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The Most Moist and Luscious Lemon Pound Cake Ever

I love lemons. With their sour and fresh flavors, they add a spark to most dishes, from lemonade and cocktails to marinades and sauces for veggies and proteins. A burst of fresh lemon juice is a wonderful pick-me-up for seafood dishes, … Continue reading

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Delish’s Caramel Apple Gelatin Shots

My niece, Angela, recently sent me this recipe from for caramel apple gelatin shots and I’m so glad she did. And so were the guests at the gathering where I served them! These tasty treats are like caramel apples … Continue reading

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Kel’s Semi-Boozy Banana Pudding from Scratch

When I crave comfort food, it usually involves cheese and/or meat and/or some sort of rich sauce — rarely do I lean toward a dessert. But a few weeks ago I was at a potluck and there were three (yaaay) … Continue reading

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Poached Pears and Vanilla Ice Cream – Yum!

I found some pretty red pears on sale (which is often the case in late fall and winter) and decided to poach them in red wine for some sort of dessert. I found a great recipe on the Epicurious website, … Continue reading

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Channel Your Inner Cookie Monster with These Great Mixes From Krusteaz and Enjoy a Back-to-School Giveaway!

The folks at Krusteaz are spoiling me again, this time with several great cookie mixes, just in time for back-to-school snacks or lunchbox treats. I was thrilled to open my latest box of goodies from Krusteaz. In addition to receiving … Continue reading

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Mom’s Amazing Rose Geranium Cake with Rose-Buttercream Frosting

When’s the last time you baked a cake with your Mom? Luckily for me, it was just a couple of weeks ago. And this wasn’t just any cake – it was a melt-in-your-mouth, delicious rose geranium cake, unlike anything I’ve … Continue reading

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