Author: Mary

No-Bake Chocolate Strawberry Ganache Tart with Chocolate Cookie Crust


I have an easy no-bake dessert for you for Valentine’s Day: A Chocolate Strawberry Ganache Tart with a Chocolate Cookie Crust! If you’re not familiar with ganache, it’s a rich, decadent mixture of melted chocolate and cream. The ratio of chocolate to cream varies in ganache, depending on how you use it~ for truffles, fillings, glazes, or whipped as frosting. Because…

A Winter Nesting Tree


We had an arctic blast with single digit temperatures and snow last week that kept me indoors and inspired me to do some winter nesting.  I was packing up and organizing the Christmas ornaments while I was housebound with our 7″ of snow last weekend, and I was sorting all the bird ornaments that normally flock to…