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

Raw Carrot Cake “Cheese”cake

Warning: this is more like a meal than a dessert. Marco and I were able to polish off our cups, after about an hour of nursing them. You just can't stop eating it once you start....more
I'm so making these!more

Avocado Cheesecake , a not so good idea

Today's post is one of those crazy ideas gone wrong, yes the story of my Avocado Cheesecake.View Post...more

To-Die-For S'mores Cheesecake

To-Die-For S’mores CheesecakemothersapronstringsSeriously. This. Is. Good. Stuff!...more

Gingerbread Cheesecake Blondies

Gingerbread Cheesecake Blondies are product of my playing with recipes for Cream Cheese Swirl Brownies and Red Velvet Cheesecake Swirl Brownies. I wanted to create something festive and suitable for Christmas party, but different from what is already well known. So, instead of classic brownies containing cocoa, I made blondies (or blonde brownies) with brown butter and brown sugar. Then I went one step further and added some gingerbread spices. In the end I topped it all with a doubled amount of cheesecake topping....more

Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake-crisis everted again!

Pumpkin Gingersnap CheesecakeAs usual, I was waaaay too busy preparing for Thanksgiving to blog about what I planned to make. As I’ve said before with these big holidays, I am a mom first, a food blogger second. So here it is, my after-the-fact musings on my favorite holiday....more

Food & Family

Thanksgiving, to me, means precisely two things: family and food.I love the time spent at J’s family’s cottage, the fall leaves crackling underfoot, the obligatory sunset photo-shoot by the water. I love the posed family shots that are a mandatory Thanksgiving tradition; usually taking at least twenty takes, if not more. I love the mismatched tableware that is a result of more people than place settings. The ‘Would You Rather’ games that are a part of any event attended by my mom....more

No Bake Turtle Cheesecake

Ok, so I was craving turtle cheesecake, it was $4 for 2 slices so I dicided to make my own.I am lazy so I started with a package of plain no bake cheesecake.You will also need:Cocoa powderMilkChopped PecansCarmel SquaresPrepare crust according to box, spread it into your dish and then start on your filling....more

A Cheesecake So Easy That Anyone Can Make It

I've previously mentioned that I'm not really into baking. Luckily my sister shared her awesome cheesecake recipe with me. It's so easy and super-tasty. It's the next in my series of Recipeasies (a.k.a. easy peasy recipes). See below for past Recipeasies! Image: Courtesy of Jackie Jade ...more
thanks so much for featuring my recipe! it's so tasty and really easy enough for anyone to make!more