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Pineapple Dump Cake

I just made 20 cakes for work, tomorrow. Folks who know me know that I very rarely talk about my work. Although I really do like my job and have a fun time there, work is work and home is home. Being the often loud and opinionated person I can be, it’s j...

Kolaches

We caught an episode of Cooks Country on PBS a couple of weeks ago. It’s a variation of America’s Test Kitchen, because… why have one PBS cooking show when you can have two? But that’s neither here nor there… The program showed th...

Preparing for a Blizzard

The weather forecasting for tonight and tomorrow has run the gamut – from a huge storm to no b...

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, ...

Scallops, Pesto, Homemade Bread, and Blueberry Pound Cake

Nonna wasn’t here for dinner tonight. That means we get to reach back into our creative minds ...

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...

Chocolate and Sour Cherry Torta

Easter treat that deserved a post of its own! Crust 1¼ cups unbleached all-purpose flour plus mor...

Pear Upside Down Cake

I’ve been whining about Bon Appetit for months (years)… I get that I’m not the de...

Flourless Chocolate Cake

I got a text at work on Saturday to bring home some whipping cream. Victor said I wouldn’t be ...

Apple Roses

  Apple Roses have popped up on my Facebook feed a few times in the last couple of weeks, so I ...

Cherry Upside-Down Polenta Cake

Ah… what to do with 2 pounds of fresh cherries… If you’re a normal person, you ju...

Strawberry Pie

Strawberries have been looking good. It seems to be kinda early in the season, for me, but… ...

Guinness Brownies

Guinness and Chocolate. Talk about a flavor match made in Gastronomic Heaven! I had a recipe for a G...