Homemade Chicken Wild Rice Soup

 Shout it, scout it, read all about it, “COLD WEATHER HAS STRUCK THE MIDWEST and EAST COAST” causing cold bodies, runny noses, and frost bite! The remedy?This Homemade Crockpot Wild Rice Soup recipe!! It is absolutely delicious and ...more

So I'm a Vegan. How Do I Explain This to a Teenager?

My teenaged niece has expressed interest in learning about the vegan lifestyle. As honored as I feel, I’m not sure I even knew that being a vegan is a lifestyle. Image via Shutterstock ...more

Gluten-free Pierogi with Potatoes & Cheese

Any tradition I was exposed to growing up was related to Polish culture. My dad's parents were from Poland, so growing up around Polish food and customs was of course a heavy part of my dad's upbringing. My dad shared a slice of his upbringing during ...more

10 Healthy Snacks for Lazy People Who Want to Eat Healthy

This post was inspired by my good friend, Melissa, who recently reached out to me needing some "EASY, HEALTHY snack ideas for LAZY people."In a perfect world we'd all have time to spend hours playing Top Chef in our kitchens, whipping up gourmet ...more

Bacon Roses: Your Step-by-Step Guide

I really wanted to name this post something more fun like...Because Nothing Says I love You More Than Bacon... or Because Men Don’t Give a Sh*t About Flowers, Cookies or Chocolate.....more

Apple Rose Pastry Puffs

Apple Rose Puffs are such fun to make. Impress your guests by using puff pastry to create an easy and elegant dessert perfect for any occasion. Apple Rose PuffsINGREDIENTS:...more

The Gluten-Free Pie That Will Make Any Man Propose

This pie recipe will always be near and dear to my heart. You may have seen it floating around the internet under the name Shoney’s Strawberry Pie, but in our home,  we call it "The Engagement Pie" or "The Pie That Will Make Any Man Propose".  ;-)...more

Reach The Lost Pleasures with the Aphrodisiac Diet


Red Velvet Mississippi Mud Cake

Red Velvet Mississippi Mud Cake is gooey and chocolatey, with a gorgeous and festive red color! Whip it up for Valentine’s Day. My toddler will not sleep ....more


Spice review - Spice Monger & Spice Giveaway Sometime in January after my ...more

Red Hot Martini

So in case you didn’t realize it, there’s this thing going on this weekend. You might have missed all the pink and red heart everything plastered all over the interwebs. I joke ....more

Buttermilk Cornbread

Valentine Shortbread Cookies

Valentine greetings Continue reading: Valentine Shortbread Cookies The post Valentine Shortbread Cookies appeared first on thecafesucrefarine.com. Valentine Shortbread Cookies was first posted on February 11, 2016 at 10:10 am.©2014 "thecafesucrefarine.com". Use of this feed is for personal non-commercial use only ....more

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pancakes

Oh, you didn’t think we would ever have chocolate pancakes topped with chocolate...more

Peanut Butter Brownie Cups

Chocolate and peanut butter. Is there any better combination? These little bite-sized Peanut Butter Brownie Cups have a brownie exterior filled with a smooth and creamy peanut butter mixture ....more

Creamy Brie Mushroom Sauce

This creamy brie mushroom sauce from the mushroom and peppercorn crusted steak in a creamy brie mushroom sauce was so good that I felt that I had to break it off into it's own recipe. I mean this mushroom sauce is amazing all by itself on the afore mentioned steak, pork chops, simply tossed with pasta or smothering vegetables like cauliflower, mashed potatoes, green beans etc. In addition to being addictively good, this sauce only takes about 30 minutes to make so if you are serving it on pasta, steak, pork chops, etc ....more

Chocolate cake with salted praline cream filling and dulce de leche

Yep, it’s a mouthful. But what a delicious mouthful it is. And is there any better way to celebrate Valentine’s day or a Thursday or just any day than with a cake of this magnitude? ...more