Recipe: Black bean brownies

I like to make these and then have people guess what the secret ingredient is, they often look at me like “what are you talking about?” because they don’t taste any different from a regular brownie. It’s fun 😄 I was very intrigued when I first saw this recipe and I have some gluten free…

Recipe: Fried Green Tomato BLT

I don’t think anything could ever beat the classic BLT, and there’s a lot of twists and takes on them out there, and I guess I’m no different. The garden was literally over flowing with tomatoes at the end of last summer so I had to keep coming up with ways to use them all…

Recipe: Grilled banana splits

Well now we move on from Father’s Day right into the heat of summer. If you’re all about grilling in summer (who isn’t?) and want a killer impressive dessert to go along with your steaks, burgers, chicken, brats, kabobs, cowboy packets, vegetables – WHATEVER you’re grilling for dinner – then this you have got to…

Recipe: Caramel sauce

It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, caramel sauce is the perfect addition to a lot of treats year round such as ice cream, yogurt, coffee (hot or cold), fresh fruit, or just spoons 😉 You can see in my picture I was getting ready to pour it over some banana bread. It…

Recipe: Coconut macaroons

My dad loves coconut. The older I get the more I love coconut too, so as part of my gift to him this Father’s Day I have made him a lovely batch of these macaroons. Not sure if he will be surprised that I made him a treat, but he loves having a chef for…

Recipe: Homemade bagels

BAGELS – who doesn’t love these things? They fill you up and can be made any flavor you can think of, and talk about the cream cheese! I’ve made these many times, at home and at the bakery and they are delicious every time. Not to mention homemade is better for your health! Dough 1…

Wedding cake in June

Here is another wedding cake I’ve done! I love the ruffled frosting look, and it’s so easy! The sunlight just looked so pretty on it.

Wedding Cake in May

Here is a wedding cake I made in May. Textured frosting and colored to match the wedding colors. Gerber daisies and calla Lillie’s always add an extra special prettiness.

Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter 5 Minute Mug Cake

If you need a fast, indulgent pick me up, you have GOT to try this. This is now my go-to dessert when I’ve just gotta have something. You know that feeling right? The peanut butter stays gooey in the middle of the cake and it’s phenomenal. Plus it makes the house smell good in no…