Beignets

A powdered-sugar laden bite of warm sweet fried dough....more

Time for A Reward!

November 30, 2014...more

A Wedding Without Cake? I Think Not!

Who here loves cake? I know I do, and I certainly believe weddings deserve cakes....more

How to Host a Murder Mystery Party

As a former actress who still works in the theater, it's fair to say that I've always had a flair for the dramatic. Despite having a phobia of horror movies (or really, anything remotely scary), I've always loved Halloween because it's one of the very few times that it's acceptable for adults to play dress up! Pretty costumes, dramatic makeup, an aura of mystery, lots of glitter (and candy)...it sounds good to me!...more

Hawaiian chocolate bread pudding

Chocolate heavenThis chocolate Hawaiian bread pudding takes me back to my childhood in Honolulu. I start with King’s Bakery Hawaiian bread, also known as Portuguese sweet bread, then layer it with chocolate chips and creamy egg custard. It bakes up to a glorious puffed pillow of chocolatey goo. It takes all of 15 minutes in preparation time....more

Autumn Apple Crisp

Warm sliced apples topped with a crunchy cinnamony almond granola. Sweet and delicious, this easy to make dessert tastes like the very essence of fall.Happy October!...more

When Kettle Corn and Cupcakes Collide

It's hard to tell from the Southern California heat wave. However, one of my favorite times of year is winding down. No, not summer. I'm referring to fair season....more

Pumpkin Dump Cake

Full of Fall flavor, this Pumpkin Dump Cake is so easy and delicious! #pumpkin #cake #fallrecipes...more

Perfecting the Science of Cheesecakes

"Cooking is like love — it should be entered into with abandon or not at all." As much as I adore this quote, I must admit cooking is part love and part science. ...more