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Twisted Bourbon-ana Ice Cream Sandwiches

By On July 31, 2017

I received a bottle of Four Roses Bourbon and an ingredient stipend in exchange for creating and sharing the following frozen delight. You’re welcome! August 2nd is National Ice Cream Sandwich Day.… Read More


Peach Berry Cobbler + Dreaming Tree Crush

By On July 20, 2015

I so look forward to weekends. Before settling into my desk and having that first sip of coffee on Monday mornings, I’m that person who’s already planning for the next weekend. Not… Read More


Layered Dark Chocolate & Caramel Crunch

By On June 9, 2014

This weekend, I took advantage of a rare opportunity to Exhale. Wind down. Decompress. During this two day "moment" I stepped into the kitchen to play around with a little more… Read More


White Chocolate Mousse + Pavlova Topping

By On June 6, 2014

There are times when we enjoy labor of love type desserts and then there are times when we crave something simple and quick.  This White Chocolate Mousse is just that. Take a… Read More


Double Chocolate Mocha Pots de Creme

By On June 4, 2014

One of my favorite flavor combinations is Chocolate & Coffee. Together, they make me feel like I’m getting the best of two very satisfying worlds. For the past couple of weeks I’ve… Read More



By On September 19, 2013

You ever have a craving for something decadent like Tiramisu? Wonder if it requires a little too much work? It doesn’t. There’s a great recipe on the back of the Lady Fingers… Read More


Cafe Du Monde Beignets

By On August 5, 2013

Someday, when I get the opportunity to travel to Louisiana, Café Du Monde will be on my “must visit” list. Until that trip happens, I can still enjoy their puffy treats at… Read More


Quick & Easy Strawberry Shortcake

By On July 29, 2013

You ever find yourself passing a display of strawberries in the grocery store or farmers market and wonder what you might make with them? I usually eat them fresh as a snack… Read More


Individual Brownie Bite Trifles

By On July 25, 2013

These little shots of goodness really are as tasty as they look. I’ve made these mini treats several times and always with great reviews. They’re also very easy to make.… Read More


The Daring Bakers’ April 2011 Challenge: Maple Mousse Served in An Edible Container

By On April 27, 2011

The April 2011 Daring Bakers’ Challenge was hosted by Evelyne of the blog Cheap Ethnic Eatz. Evelyne chose to challenge everyone to make a maple mousse in an edible container. … Read More


Meyer Lemon Parfaits

By On January 17, 2011

I have piles of recipes clipped from magazines and newspapers, picked up from displays in the grocery store and even taken home as souvenirs from cooking shows and other foodie events. If… Read More


Creme Brulee on Game Day

By On October 19, 2010

Steeler Fan is a fan indeed.  Last Sunday, like on most game days, there were plenty of man snacks around like grilled wings and brats, nachos and cheese dip with meat and a 2-liter Pepsi.  Steeler Fan has… Read More