Tagged with Baking

Chocolate Fudge Bundt Cake

Chocolate Fudge Bundt Cake

A good day in my book consists of quality time with my favorite people and/or time spent doing any one of my favorite things. On this windy February Sunday, I got to partake in a few of my favorite pass-times… baking, photography, writing and gardening. It was a good day. ūüôā I’m sure I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

Strangers are Friends Waiting to Happen!

Strangers are Friends Waiting to Happen!

It’s been 3 years since I’ve written. 3 years. I hope I remember how to do this. ūüėČ 4 years ago this past June, I searched the inter-webs for a Mobile Groomer. My gentle-giant of a cat Andy, weighing in at 18 lbs needed a good grooming and my vet office at the time would … Continue reading

Magic Mug Cake!

Magic Mug Cake!

What if I told you that you could have a decadently delicious chocolate cake prepared and baked in 5 minutes? What if I also told you that you probably have all the ingredients to make said cake NOW? Would you run to your cupboards and get to baking? I cannot take credit for this recipe … Continue reading

Christmas Cheesecake!

Christmas Cheesecake!

Merry Christmas Eve!! When I was a little girl we had a neighbor that every year made the most delicious mini-cheesecakes. Most delicious!!¬†¬†Every Christmas I looked forward to our family’s exchanging holiday goodies because it always meant¬†we’d be receiving¬†mini-cheesecakes. I looked forward to those lil’ cupcake tins of heaven all year! ūüôā When I was … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Heath Bar Crunch Biscotti!

Chocolate Chip Heath Bar Crunch Biscotti!

I can finally say that I accomplished some holiday baking this season! Whew! Mini-cheesecakes are still on the top of my “to do list” and hopefully I’ll find some time next week to whip them up. But for this weekend, I made Chocolate Chip Heath Bar Crunch Biscotti! Let’s all say it together… YUMM!!!!!! ūüôā … Continue reading

Pretzel Turtles!

Pretzel Turtles!

As promised I did a little holiday baking this afternoon (if you can consider using the oven for 3 minutes, baking!), and now it’s time to share… Pretzel Turtles!!¬† Inspiration and recipe courtesy blogger Chew Out Loud, these little delights were so incredibly easy to prepare. Few ingredients, simple steps and delicious results! How could … Continue reading

Strawberries n’ Cream Cupcakes!

Strawberries n’ Cream Cupcakes!

I¬†attended a¬†wedding recently where one of the appetizers¬†served consisted of artichokes and cream cheese wrapped in delicate phyllo dough. It was absolutely heavenly! So delicious in fact, that I thought about those little artichoke and cream cheese pockets all weekend! Who am I kidding!? I’m still thinking about them!! I’m not sure how a savory … Continue reading

When Life Throws You Lemons..

When Life Throws You Lemons..

It’s December 2nd.¬† My Christmas tree is decorated with special ornaments collected over the years.¬† My Willow Tree nativity scene graces the top of my entertainment center. Red glittery candles shimmer on my mantel.¬†Our (mine and my kitties! :)) stockings are hung with care. ¬†Christmas lights are aglow on my patio.¬†¬†It’s 75 degrees in Northern … Continue reading

Honey Whole Wheat Bread

Honey Whole Wheat Bread

You know you’ve matured when you reach for the whole-wheat bread over Wonder Bread white bread.¬† My sister and I like to tease my mom that we *never* got to eat white bread, UNTIL our little¬†brother (aka¬†the baby!)¬†was of age to start making requests. At which time Captain Crunch, Fruity Pebbles and Cocoa Crunch also … Continue reading