Party Panche, Tiramisu Bundt Cake with Kahlua Caramel

At first glance this cake might look complicated…     But it’s really a piece of cake  😂     The cake is made from a Fudge Marble cake mix, and enhanced with strong coffee, Kahlua, milk, butter and 4 eggs Follow the instructions on the mix box for making the chocolate swirl, adding the … Continue reading

Party Panache, Salty Caramel Crème Brûlée

  HHjr gave me a kitchen torch for Mother’s Day     Yep, the same guy who gave me a giant metal rusty fish and a weathered buoy rope for my birthday…     *Sigh*  such a smart guy, he knows his Mom…     So when life hands you a culinary torch, you make … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Tipsy Witch Salted Caramel Ice Cream

What happens when you spike your Salted Caramel Ice Cream with a little bourbon?     Why, you get a tipsy witch!   And you don’t know what she’ll do!     I have had a lot of experience with a tipsy witch or two…     Bottoms up is their motto!     They … Continue reading

Recipe Box, White Chocolate Butterscotch Challah Bread Pudding with Caramel Topping

While I was lunching with a friend recently, she told me that she was going home to make a White Chocolate Bread Pudding …boy, that sounded good to me… She said she likes to use Brioche or Challah bread…which sounded great to me! She offered to share her recipe….which sounded very generous to me! I … Continue reading

Party Panache, Caramel Apple Minis

This is a fun party food for Fall, who doesn’t love caramel, but caramel apples are impossible to eat.  I studied a lot of different recipes and versions of this before coming up with an easy and fairly quick method. I used a melon ball scoop to make quick work of forming the mini bites. … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Harvest Snack Attack

Recently my son-in-law NG, [the Nicest Guy] was looking a little pathetic, feeling used and abused during our recent “Big Garage Sale”…he did work really hard, was the Main Muscle and had to move, haul, and carry a LOT of stuff.  To cheer him up I promised him a sweet treat and he smiled and … Continue reading

Gifts from the Kitchen, Salted Chocolate Caramel Cupcakes

I almost always make mini cupcakes instead of full sized ones.  Little one or two bite wonders have universal appeal and satisfy a sweet craving without being over indulgent.  They are great for gift giving, packed tightly in a cute box they will travel well.  I love to serve these at parties too.  Even after … Continue reading

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