Happy Memorial Day everyone! Our family celebrated with a weekend at the shore and of course some delicious food! As usual, I was in charge of dessert and wanted to try making something new. I knew it had to include berries since not only are they in season, they are also the perfect patriotic colors!… Continue reading Memorial Day Dessert: Lemon Berry Tiramisu
While it’s technically been fall for almost a month, this weekend it really started to feel like autumn! Fall is easily my favorite season. Between the crisp cool air, football games, leaves changing, and all things pumpkin flavored, what’s not to love? One of my favorite fall desserts is Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake.
What do you make for a beach weekend with friends who are all avid Whiskey, Bourbon, & Scotch drinkers? A Bourbon Pecan Pound Cake of course! I’m always looking for excuses to try out new recipes and visiting/going away with friends is always the perfect opportunity. Typically, I shy away from making cakes for these… Continue reading Spiked Sweets: Bourbon Pecan Pound Cake
I’ve always loved coffee cake. It could be because of the awesome crumb topping or it’s simply because coffee cake makes it perfectly acceptable to have cake for breakfast. But regardless of the reason, it has always been something I enjoyed. Surprisingly up until last week, I had never attempted to make a coffee cake.… Continue reading Dessert for Breakfast: Sour Cream Coffee Cake
I am an avid reader of Food Network Magazine, and while there have been tons of great articles and recipes over the years, one of my absolute favorites was their Mix & Match Quick Bread. After making sorbetto with freshly picked strawberries a few weeks ago, it totally reminded me exactly how great it is… Continue reading Summer Sweets: Quick Breads
With strawberries in season, and blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries not far behind, it’s the perfect time for berry desserts. One of my favorite desserts featuring fresh berries is my Lemon Berry Trifle. It’s incredibly quick and easy to make, but still looks and tastes like you spent hours making it.
Like many people, I am a big fan of Game of Thrones (both the books & TV series). In honor of the 5th season premiere last night, I invited a few friends over to watch and enjoy a Game of Thrones inspired dinner. The star of the evening was easily my bite sized lemon pound cakes.… Continue reading Game of Thrones Inspired Dessert: Bite Sized Lemon Pound Cakes
Returning to the cool spring weather in New Jersey after a week in South Carolina & Georgia has me ready for summer. For me, lemon desserts always make me think of summer. Since Tori & I didn’t have time to make it to Paula Deen’s restaurant in Savannah, I figured why not add a summery… Continue reading A Taste of Summer: Lemon Gooey Butter Cake
If you are anything like me, you’ve seen the Wilton Cake Decorating Courses offered at your local craft store and often wondered if they were worth the money. A few years ago, I happened to be in Michael’s when they were having a sale on both the classes and the kit you need to buy… Continue reading Wilton Decorating Course 1: Is it Worth It?