Recipe Box, Fresh Strawberry Cake

        Summer strawberries, yum!         These berries were on the over ripe side, so I decided to chop them up and let them marinate with sugar and bake them in a cake         If you have time, put them in the refrigerator to sit overnight and … Continue reading

Recipe Box, 2 Easy Breezy Summer Desserts

  I tweaked 2 favorite recipes to share today, easy breezy summer desserts   Zucchini cookies are a perfect summer cookie           I tweaked my original recipe, White Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookies, by adding butterscotch chips too           They are easy to make, not to mention very … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Summer Buffet & Watermelon Cupcakes

One of my favorite things to do is arrange the large kitchen island seasonally, setting out plates and self serve pieces so everything is handy at meal time         Right now there is a summer vignette is set on the high top end, with beach chair and palm tree candles, an old … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Triple Lemon Blueberry Bundt Cake

  Bursting with blueberries, this triple lemon cake is not overly sweet and can be enjoyed for breakfast or dessert     The triple lemon comes from lemon cake mix, lemon pudding and a thick lemony glaze         There is also lemon juice and lemon extract  🍋         Don’t … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sarah’s Luscious Lemon Pie

When I read about this pie over at my Traveling Tote friend, Sarah’s blog, I literally ran to the kitchen to see if I had the ingredients to make it I had eggs, sugar and lemon…yep, that’s all you need!         You also need a pie crust…which I decided to make from … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lemon Love

  The flavor of the month for March is Lemon  apparently lemon is a very popular flavor, people seem to love love lemon!   I’ve really enjoyed using lemon in a variety of new recipes, Sugared Lemon Donut Cake, Lemon Mini Muffins, Sheet Pan Lemon Roasted Potatoes and Green Beans  And I found some other … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Lemon Mini Muffins

I’m usually not a big muffin fan, but these babies are so good they are simply irresistible!         I stumbled across this recipe from Simply Stacie, and instantly decided I had to make them right away           You probably have all the ingredients in your pantry, Sour cream … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Raspberry Cheesecake Trifle

Happy Fat Tuesday!       We will be celebrating Fat Tuesday today with either Baby Beignets       or Crescent Roll King Cake for breakfast or dessert       and perhaps Mardi Gras Gratin or         a Muffaletta Pie for supper         And a Raspberry Cheesecake … Continue reading

Holidays, Cranberry Pie

This cranberry pie is light and refreshing     It’s an ideal dessert after a heavy holiday meal         The crust is really different, it’s made with Gingersnap cookies and pecans       Crush the cookies in a plastic bag with a rolling pin or use a food processor     … Continue reading

Holidays, Turkey Topped Pecan Pie

  Let’s talk a little turkey…       An easy pie decoration~     And an easy pie! Have you seen Pecan Pie in a jar? I have seen it at Trader Joe’s, Williams Sonoma, and it’s available on line at  Amazon here I took a little liberty and added some chocolate chips   … Continue reading

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