An Explosion of 4th of July Desserts

Fireworks. Sparklers. Parades. Barbecue. Red, white and blue. And desserts! I've made many 4th of July desserts the last few years. Here's a roundup of all the tasty treats you can create this Independence Day.These cupcakes are my favorite dessert. I love the red, white and blue cake, and sparklers on top. You can find the recipe in this post....more

Confessions #02: That 4th of July 1994 Cup of Coffee

  Yes, yet another confession, with a variety of more in the offing. Confession is good for the soul, they say and the truth will free you! Yesterday it was paperwork, today something totally different to confess. From the title and picture you have already gleaned it has to do with coffee. The Beatles sang the number “Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band” from their album of the same name, released in 1967. The first two lines of that number were, “It was twenty years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play”. Well today I have been contemplating the tune's first two lines with mediocre words of my own, “It was twenty years ago today, that I gave coffee drinking away!” Yes, twenty years ago today. The 4th of July 1994, was my last cup of coffee, two full decades ago....more

10 Fruity and Fab Cocktails for July 4th

Whether you love margaritas, spiked iced tea, coconuts or lemonade—there’s a July 4th cocktail you’ll love. -PJ Gach...more

Patriotic berries parfait - baby friendly

Mixed berries parfait with a delicate ricotta and yogurt cream. A fun patriotic dessert, perfect for 4th of July and Memorial Day celebrations! Fresh, light and super easy. The final result is incredibly beautiful, it will surprise your kids and your guests. Considering the ingredients this recipe could be enjoyed by your baby too (starting from 10 months)!!!...more