Category Archives: FROSTING

Cake. “You CAN have your cake and eat it too.”  Remember that! I told you recently what my favorite Pasta dish is. Now . . . I’ll show you my favorite Cake or Cupcake and frosting. It’s this! Usually referred to as German Chocolate Cake. FYI: 1852 – Sam German created the mild dark baking chocolate […]

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Bananas ripen too quickly. Therefore . . . I can’t just peel . . . and eat. I much prefer a slightly green skin. There’s only one thing left to do. This . . . . . . and this and this. I actually doubled the recipe and made 2 small loaves of Banana Bread […]

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Summer. I love it . . . I hate it. Tired and just a tad awnry! Oh . . . I’ve been in the kitchen, but I haven’t been baking very much. I did manage to use some egg whites that I was actually saving for Macarons. I knew that wasn’t going to happen anytime […]

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Cupcakes just brighten up a rainy cold day. You don’t even have to eat one to feel better. They just radiate sunshine and mock the wind! . . . see don’t you feel better already These cute little bowls that my daughter Chantri gave me . . . make them even happier! Thanks Chant.  I […]

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I know . . . I’m slow . . . but you can still make these today. What’s better than a chewy, gooey brownie topped with swirls of Marshmallow? Not much. This brownie is my favorite, it’s the Katharine Hepburn brownie. I simply made homemade Marshmallow frosting for the top. I’ve […]

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 If you were to look in my fridge right now, you would see containers of egg whites, egg yolks and Swiss Meringue Buttercream. Macaron Mania has certainly hit this house. If you want to make Macarons . . .  you will most likely need to make Italian or Swiss Meringue Buttercream. They were made for […]

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I did it. Something I’ve wanted to try my hand at . . .  for quite a while now. My first try wasn’t perfect, but they are presentable and quite delicious. These would be the perfect Valentines Day Gift! MACARONS   If you blog hop at all, then you know that everyone is talking Macarons. I’ve never […]

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I have a beautiful and extremely talented friend named Jessica. She lives just around the corner from me, which makes me very lucky indeed. In fact, I live around the corner from many wonderful Cooks. Jessica has a delicious blog with many of her recipes . . . You should check it out. Every Christmas, she has a […]

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I love a good Sugar Cookie. You know . . . the kind that stays soft . . . yet chewy for days. I think I’ve tried hundreds of recipes over the years, but I’ve never tried this recipe until now.  The words Almond Paste jumped off the page of my Taste of Home Magazine, and into my […]

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I received a nice email today from someone who asked, “Did you fall off the face of the Earth!” Nope. I’m still here . . . just slow. I’m truly a home-body, but lately I’ve just felt like shopping!  Oh Dear, this is not good.  Staying home is the better alternative. Why you ask? You […]

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