Category Archives: Dessert

Strawberry Lemonade Blondies

My husband came across this recipe from 12tomatoes.com, who adapted it from The View From Great Island, and, since he does love him a citrus-y treat, asked me to make a batch to try and mebbe share with friends (not … Continue reading

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Parfait! Tres Leches Lemon Cake

This riff on the classic (and wicked fine) tres leches cake calls for sour cream in place of the more usual milk as part of the “three milks,” but, not to worry, this version, also, is wicked fine. And, if … Continue reading

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Frozen Pineapple Whip

I don’t actually recall ever trying this in the times I’ve been there, but from my husband’s reaction (and, indeed reactions all over the country) when the nice folk at Disney released the recipe for their – apparently famous and … Continue reading

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One. One. One.

No, the title of this post is not a cut-off soundcheck. Instead, it is just about all you need to remember when you want your next cake (Bundt or other) to pop out of the baking pan in one piece, … Continue reading

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Key Lime Pie

We have a soft spot in our hearts around here for key lime pie. Usually, when the mood strikes, it is only the matter of a drive down the street to our local fishmonger/smokehouse/baker to pick up a slice or, … Continue reading

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Orange & Espresso Cream Cheese Brownies

I have been making these for a while now – and I keep forgetting exactly how very much I like and enjoy them; so, time goes on and I forget about them. Until… one of the kids at our occasional … Continue reading

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Cherry Cobbler Cheesecake

My newfound exploration and appreciation of the ideas the nice folk at Pillsbury provide continues; this kinda wonderful cherry cheesecake is a snap to toss together, quite tasty, and even a bit impressive when brought to the table. A very … Continue reading

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Chocolate Rum Balls

New year, new take dark chocolate (liquor) ball truffles. This time, I swapped in spiced rum for the bourbon, used half and half in place of heavy cream, and chopped Virginia peanuts in place of pecans. The result? Still wicked … Continue reading

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Strawberry and Lemon Baked Treat

I am kinda at a loss. The nice folk at Pillsbury call this a “Strawberry-Lemon Crescent Breakfast Bake” – and that is how I first made it. As a romantical bit of breakfast for Valentine’s Day, I must admit that … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cream Cheese Frosting

It was a mid-winter Monday holiday and friends were gathering for lunch and conversation; which meant, the kids would expect a buzzyfoods cake. Hmmm… I had come across a nice looking recipe for strawberry cream cheese frosting. That would more … Continue reading

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