Category Archives: Recipes

My Tim Tam Adventure

One of the things I enjoyed most about growing up in the military was the ability we had to travel the world and visit so many different countries. The world is a beautiful place and like my dad always said, “To have a friend you must be a friend”, and he always managed to find …

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Mmmmm Worms!

Recently I took my granddaughter to the newly opened Mills Fleet Farm in our neighboring town. They had just put out the Halloween candy so she decided we needed to bake cupcakes with gummy worms. We spent a few days discussing how these amazing cupcakes should look. She takes her cake designs very seriously. She …

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Herb Obsession

Hello everyone! It’s been a long time since I wrote anything. As you may recall, for awhile I was obsessed with cream puffs. Everything I saw made me immediately wonder how it would be in cream puff form. I think I’m over it now. At least for the moment. Because this summer I became obsessed …

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February, March & My Cream Puff Obsession Continues

Hello everybody! These past few months have been busy with birthdays, baby showers, wedding cake tasting and of course holidays. Both of my grandsons had birthdays and it’s always fun to create what they ask for. They begin thinking about it and saving pictures months in advance. This year we had a construction site and …

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Cream Puff Obsession ~ Part 2

My cream puff obsession was put on hold for the holiday season but I am back with a new recipe to share with you. Even though we are still a few weeks away from February these Tiramisu Cream Puffs would make the perfect dessert for Valentine’s Day. Of course they are seriously delicious for any occasion so forget about waiting and try them …

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It’s Soup Weather!

Oh my goodness! We had such an amazingly comfortable winter and then suddenly it’s like somebody opened the deep freeze and threw us all in it. It is perfect soup weather, however, and I’ve been making a lot of it. Lentil soup was the most recent. I love lentil soup but it never turns out great for me. …

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Ring in 2017 with this Chocolate Cherry Cake!

Hey everybody! Happy New Year! If you are looking for a really rich and yummy cake for your New Year’s Eve party you have to try this. Warning! This cake is not for children as it does contain a lot of alcohol. First a little back story, a friend told us about this amazing store that …

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My First Mirror Cake!

The other day my daughter showed me some Youtube videos of a new cake fad called Mirror Cakes. At least it was new to me. 🙂 So on Friday instead of doing all of the 101 other things I should have been doing, I decided to try it out. First I studied a few of the Youtube how to videos …

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Cream Puff Obsession

Recently I have become obsessed with cream puffs. It all began with the Triple Chocolate Cake, which is one of my family’s birthday favorites. I found this recipe in one of my Hershey cookbooks, put my own spin on it, and have been making it for about 20 years now. My kids love it, but …

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Lazy Day Casserole

Today has been a gloomy day with strong wind and rain. The wind tore the gutter off and blew it across the driveway a few hours ago. Considering exactly a year from today we were in the middle of a blizzard I am not complaining. But it has been one of those days when I really don’t feel like cooking, …

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