Category Archives: DESSERTS

Some time ago, I received an email from Michael.   Michael wanted to know if I could re-create a fabulous Dessert . . . that was still dancing on his or her taste buds!   Banana Caramel Xango pronounced . . . (chan’go) This dessert is the creation of a Restaurant Called: Moxie’s. It’s best described as :  A creamy, light […]

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YUP . . . That’s what I’m calling them. I should call them . . . “OH MY HECK, I SHOULDN’T HAVE MADE THESE” . . . Cookies!    Description: Creamy Peanut Butter and Toasted Marshmallow between a Crisp, lightly salted Cracker and drenched in White and Milk chocolate!    I’ve made these many times, […]

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YUM! SCRUMPTIOUS! SINFUL!                                              This . . .                                             and That . . . and these . . . mini’s One has a Graham Cracker Crust – the other Oreo . . . Reduced Fat Oreos. That makes me feel a bit better! I made four small Tarts and 12 cupcake size. Egg yolk, sugar […]

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Hallelujah! I had a great day today. I didn’t touch the garden, pull weeds or anything close to it. Well . . . I take that back.  I did pick some fresh Raspberries to top this delicious tart. If you’d like to see my garden, go to Get Off Your Butt and WRITE! see . […]

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 Do you need a quick, easy, delicious dessert for dinner tonight? This is it . . . look no further. This is one of Barefoot Contessas’s recipes, and it’s yummy. I paired fresh Peaches with Raspberries, but blueberries would also be wonderful together. Serve this warm with Whipped Cream or Ice Cream!   I halved this […]

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Do you need some sweetness today? Is the heat and humidity zapping your energy? If so . . . Don’t Despair . . . Make this addictive little snack! Caramel Cereal will bring a Big smile to your face. This is a family favorite, that we make often.  In fact, it just might be the perfect sweet treat for your […]

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Is a birthday happy at fifty? I’ll let you know tomorrow. I still feel thirty . . . well, maybe forty. I’m halfway to 100. A have a few more wrinkles, age spots, a few extra lbs, hot flashes. Ugggg. I made my hubbie and I  Birthday cupcakes . . . Angel food, Coconut & Lime. Kenny’s birthday […]

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I wish this blog had “smell – a – vision” cuz if it did, You would run to your kitchen and bake this right now! This dessert is one of my very favorites, and it’s certainly one of the easiest to make. It will only take you about 15 minutes to throw together for tonights Dessert. Top […]

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I could probably make 2 Angel Food Cakes a week, and they would be gobbled right up.  When the kids were all home, this Cake would only last five minutes after it was placed on a plate.  In fact, they would get excited when I pulled my large 7-up Bottle from the cupboard. After this Cake […]

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OH SWEET STRAWBERRIES. Let’s play dress up! Simple . . . Simple . . . Simple     I’m really not aware of anyone who doesn’t love a Chocolate Dipped Strawberry.  Most of you . . . I’m sure have dipped this glorious berry in decadent chocolate before, but you can take it much further.  This […]

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It seems that everywhere you look, our grand flag is waving proudly around neighborhoods and on City corners.  Today is a day of remembrance . . . a day to honor those who have died in our nation’s service.  We are very blessed to have Men and Woman serving so valiantly and bravely! Today, I […]

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 I got a really NICE surprise at my door yesterday! It was because of that gift, that I decided to make these. Oh Baby . . .  I couldn’t think of anything that I had ordered on line, so I just opened the box, and this is what I found.   . . . along with […]

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Every time I go to the grocery store, I think the same thing.   “Jonna . . . you ding bat, why don’t you ever make yourself a grocery list!”  Seriously, I can’t seem to get in that habit.  I simply think my brain will remember the items I need. Don’t get me wrong, I […]

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I seem to navigate towards anything lime. Lime popsicles, Lime slush, Lime jello. Lime Bars are yummy . . . maybe even better than Lemon Bars. My picture simply doesn’t do these sweet little bars – justice.  I ended up taking pic’s after dark, when after all attempts –  without a flash, simply failed me!  When you […]

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