Unforgettable Escargot

A fiction post here today - very loosely based on a memory!...more

A Perfect Event

A beautiful setting for a wonderful evening with friends...more

Cherry Pie Ice Cream


No Bake Cheesecake Bites with a Raspberry Drizzle, Part I

So I bought a couple packs of raspberries the other day. And ya know what? They. Were. Awful. ...more

Pina Colada Tres Leches Cake

About a year ago I came up with the brilliant idea of making piña colada tres leches cake - imagine a tres leches cake with a piña colada taste... yum!!...more

Rich Rum Chocolate Mousse Served in Shot Glasses

This came about as a result of having a bowl of egg yolks lying in the fridge from all the egg whites I used for the my Brandied Strawberry Pavlova (recipe coming soon). It turned out as a luxuriously rich mousse, that I confess I have eaten, regularly and unashamedly, in bed—no sharing, of course! ...more

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Cookies

Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Cookies Ingredients1 can seamless crescent rolls (or pinch together seams on a regular can, or make your own with the recipe I posted before)8 oz cream cheese, room temperature1/3cup sugar2 tsp vanilla¾ C mixed peanut butter and chocolate chipsDirections: Beat sugar, cream cheese and vanilla together until smooth and creamy....more

What Would Maya Angelou Think?

Credit for this image goes to the Maya Angelou official website. It's been three and a half months since Dr. Maya Angelou had passed away. Still life went on as it must....more

Eggplant Margherita Puff Pastry Tarts

Is anyone else battling with too much eggplant this time of the year?We've been getting 2 eggplants a week from our CSA for a few weeks now....more

Easy Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer Recipe

My Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer has got to be one of my all-time favorite recipes. And I couldn't be more excited to roll it out again this year having finally moved back to a climate with an actual fall! I can hardly wait for sweaters, colorful leaves, and apple cider. For now, I'll be taking a break from tea in the morning to spice my coffee up with some Vegan Pumpkin Spice Creamer. ...more
I sweetened it up just a touch but, wow. Full of flavor, you can actually taste the pumpkin ...more