Category Archives: Dessert

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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Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake Dip – Gluten-Free!

I was planning for a week of family feasting and, while several family and friends volunteered very nice sounding desserts; I wasn’t seeing any gluten-free options. Then, this recipe showed up in my email from the nice folk at delish.com, … Continue reading

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Lemon Puddin’ Pie

SOMEtimes, when life gives you lemon (pudding), you just have to go ahead and make a pie. I had thought I had picked up some lemon jello for a poke cake to bring to a friend’s house for lunch – … Continue reading

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Like Magic! Cherry Pie

When I posted this image on my personal faceplace page over the weekend, a friend who loves to bake commented on how nice and flaky the crust looked. And it was. But, there was a bit of subterfuge involved. See, … Continue reading

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Lemon Ginger Cheesecake (Gluten-Free!)

It’s a cold, damp, gray Monday, so let’s bring a bit of sunshine to the table with this pretty spectacular lemon and ginger cheesecake. The original recipe, from my FAVORITE Mommy Blog and Recipe Hub: Wonkette.com, called for Lemon Oreos … Continue reading

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Irish Crème Cream Cheese Frosting

We were gathered together at Barb’s for an early mid-week lunch. The wine – ermmm Fruit Salad – was not flowing, because Mira needed to get to work that afternoon, but we had begun planning the menu for our next … Continue reading

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