Category Archives: sweets

Recipe: Strawberry Shortcake

Minus the kiwi… it’s pretty good! This was featured in my Better Homes & Garden Magazine – I wanted to give it a try as the shortcake recipe is a healthier version than any of my other versions. I made … Continue reading

Recipe: Edible Glitter

Fancy decorations I saw this recipe on Facebook and it worked well, but did not produce the super glittery results the picture showed. Edible Glitter – approx. $0.20 total Ingredients 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. food coloring Directions Mix the … Continue reading

Recipe: Mango-Carrot Cake

I kept reading all week … if you make one thing Easter Sunday – make it cake! So many online articles were focusing on Easter sweet treats and with my natural love for all things sweet I decided to oblige! … Continue reading

Recipe: Blackberry Cobbler

Honoring Spring’s return with tasty pastry! After a wonderful and filling lunch at Bouldin Creek Cafe (http://www.bouldincreek.com/) I wasn’t in the mood to make a big dinner. But me and my sweet tooth were not to be denied something fabulous! … Continue reading

Recipe: Spiced Pecans

A yummy treat that’s sweet to eat! This lovely snack delight comes from Chef Cheryl Smith and was featured in the Spring 2013 Penzey’s catalog. Chef Smith’s feature is wonderful and has a great takeaway “Cooking brings joy, health and … Continue reading

Recipe: Baked Apple Pancake

Birthday breakfast! I found this recipe about a month ago and logged it away in my “recipes” word doc that I keep on my desktop… it’s my landing place for all things inspiring that I find while cruising for new … Continue reading

Recipe: Brownie Pudding

A chocolate dessert for the love of your life! This has always been one of my go-to desserts. My mom used to make this growing up and I always make it when I need a bit of chocolatey, gooey comfort. … Continue reading

Recipe: Apple Crisp

A sweet treat for your sweet! This is one of Ryan’s favorite treats, so I’ve prepared it a day early to celebrate his new work adventures! It’s simple, tasty, and so easy to pull together! Apple Crisp – approx. $0.54 … Continue reading

Recipe: Nestle Toll House White Chip Island Cookies

The sweet tooth trend continues! After I told Ryan I was making sugar cookies, he asked if I could also make some chocolate chip…. well, I had a bag of Nestle Toll House Premier White Morsels in the back of … Continue reading

Recipe: The Most Delicious Sugar Cookies of All Time!

Another hit from the Penzey’s chef community! As I trudged my way over to the mail box yesterday I had no idea what treat was in store for me! There were no bills in sight – just one solitary magazine … Continue reading