Category: Dessert

Patriotic and Party Treats for Your Star-Spangled Celebration!

It’s hard to believe July 4th is only a week away! If you’re craving some red, white, and blue food fun for your Independence Day celebration, here’s a round-up of some patriotic and party treats for your Star-Spangled Celebration! Click on the links in red for the complete recipe or details. A Star-Spangled Celebration Treat Pail Party Favors,…

Celebrate Summer: Recipes and Inspiration from the Kitchen to the Table!

Enjoy the flavors of summer with recipes and inspiration from the kitchen to the table. You’ll find a bumper crop of recipes using Farmers Market fresh tomatoes, corn and peaches along with summer table inspiration for alfresco dining. Are you looking forward to the lazy days of summer? I pulled together some of my favorite ways to…

Easter PEEPS® Hidden Egg Cupcakes

It’s not Easter without my Peeps :) I have a last-minute Easter treat for small and big kids alike, PEEPS® Hidden Egg Cupcakes! I found heaps of PEEPS® for Easter at Target. This fun idea for a hidden egg or ‘surprise-inside’ your cupcake comes from Betty Crocker. Bake your cupcakes using your favorite recipe or according…

Light and Healthy Blueberry-Lemon Tiramisu

Blueberry-Lemon Tiramisu is a twist on tiramisu starring blueberries as a heart-smart ingredient! Nonfat Greek yogurt takes the place of the traditional ingredients of heavy cream, egg yolks, and mascarpone cheese, resulting in a healthier, light and summery dessert. From *Good Food for a Healthy Heart (Hearst, February 2015) by the editors of Good Housekeeping, Blueberry-Lemon Tiramisu is in the Sweet & Fruity Dessert recipes and among…

A Proud Tom Turkey Table

A Proud Tom Turkey provided little table inspiration  with Thanksgiving a couple of weeks away! Along with new Fresco Turkey Plates on sale from Pottery Barn. This table came together by happenstance rather than by design. I found embossed leaf plates in four assorted colors at HomeGoods back in September. The teal embossed plate was in the category…

The Witch Is In: Halloween Cauldron Cupcakes!

 With Halloween on the horizon,  it seemed timely to pull out my cauldron and practice my  spell making with a batch of Chocolate Cauldron Cupcakes! Fitting too since October 18th is National Chocolate Cupcake Day. . . I’m happy to celebrate any kind of cupcake day! {insert *cackle* here} I like to use a doctored cake mix for quick & easy spelling for cupcakes.…

Skillet Bourbon, Peach and Blueberry Crumble!

Bourbon, Peach and Blueberry Crumble is a celebration of summer fruit in a skillet! Easy to make and delicious using juicy peaches at their peak of freshness, you can make individual desserts using mini skillets or one large skillet to serve a crowd.     We’re enjoying the fruit of the season and Bourbon, Peach and…

Baby Rattle Cupcakes

Baby Rattle Cupcakes are an easy and sweet ending for a baby shower! I found the idea on Pinterest when I needed a dessert to send   with my husband for a baby shower at work. Cake decorating/frosting is not in my skill set, but there are lots of cute ways you could decorate and customize these rattles!…