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Berry Cake in a Pie Plate

My original plan this weekend was to make a Bourbon Barrel Cake. I have to admit, that for a store-bought cake, these things are pretty good. On the other hand, there are more artificial ingredients, flavor and texture enhancers, and additives in it than I wil...

Pumpkin Pie

I mentioned in the post that the Ricetta Maiorchino I made the other night was on the dry side. It was fine a few hours after coming out of the oven, but yesterday morning, it was Gobi Desert Dry. It still had a good flavor, but it was seriously suck-the-mois...

Ricetta Maiorchino

Since the demise of the English version of La Cucina Italiana, I’ve had to make due with the I...

Lemon Coconut Cake

Nonna’s Birthday Cake. She no longer likes chocolate – go figure – but still reall...

Walnut Cream Cake

Victor has been whining for years to Marie about a Walnut Cream Cake she used to make way back when....

Guinness, Whiskey, and Bailey’s Cupcakes

I went into work this morning just as the snow was beginning to fall. 30 minutes after punching in, ...

Christmas Eggnog Cake

It’s a really quiet Christmas Day around here. Almost too quiet. Both of us are used to loud, ...

Scandinavian Apple Cake

Halloween has certainly changed since the days of my youth. As a little kid, we’d hit the neig...

Oatmeal Cookies

Last night Victor mentioned that we hadn’t had any cookies in a while. Of course he was right....

Kentucky Bourbon Cake

Victor headed off to Chicago on Monday and I headed off to the grocery store. I had noticed we were ...

Chocolate Cookies

It’s a gorgeous day out there. Hermine didn’t pack the punch they were expecting and we ...

Fig Peach Rugelach

If the Apocalypse ever happens, we’re going to have plenty of food in the basement! In just th...

Grilled Nectarines

One of the quickest and easiest desserts this time of year comes right off the grill – peaches...

Chocolate Ganache Cheesecake

  I made my favorite “Worlds Greatest Strawberry Cheesecake” except I didn’t...

Coconut Yogurt Cake

I have been wanting to make a certain cake from the latest issue of Fine Cooking magazine since I re...