Springtime Sweets: Irish Cream Tiramisu

What better way to kick off a new month (especially when said month includes St. Patrick’s Day!) than with a fluffy, flavorful and slightly-boozy dessert that is sure to be a favorite at any upcoming early Springtime gatherings or picnics you have lined up- weather permitting, of course. I don’t anticipate I’ll be having any […]

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Game Day Eats: Dessert Nachos

With the NFL Conference Championships this coming weekend (Go Bengals?) and the Super Bowl not too far after that- I’ve already started browsing new and different recipes for dips, chips and wings to prepare for the most fun Sunday night of the season. Although my go-to dishes have almost always included buffalo chicken or BBQ […]

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Spooky Sweets: Boneyard Pudding Cups

One of my favorite Halloween night traditions over the years has been traveling to my mother’s house to meet up with her, my brothers, my sister-in-law and my niece where we’d order a couple of pizzas, watch some horror movies and take my niece Trick-or-Treating around the neighborhood before we’d bake cookies or a cute […]

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Summer Sweets: Pink Lemonade Bars

Is there anything more quintessentially Summer than both the visual and taste of a cold glass of lemonade? It’s one of my favorite treats to enjoy this time of year- especially in recent weeks while the temperatures continue soaring- so I knew I wanted to incorporate it into one of my recipes this month as […]

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Patriotic Popsicles: Berry-Coconut Pops

Although it doesn’t feel like there’s much to be patriotic about these days, what with the non-stop bad news in the headlines- today is still a holiday and any day off from the usual everyday hustle and bustle of work is worth celebrating. I knew going into this week’s posting schedule that I had wanted […]

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Spring Sweets: Banana Pudding Cups

It’s getting to be that time of year when I am craving all of the tropical fruits and flavors- like watermelon, kiwi, mango, coconut and especially bananas! Some of you may remember my Banana Cream Pie Parfaits I had shared last April in preparation for Easter dinner, and while the assembly of these pudding cups […]

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A Taste of Spring: Shortbread Cookies with Edible Flowers

Happy First Day of April, everyone! To commemorate a new month and hopefully some sooner-than-later sunnier, warmer days ahead- I wanted to share a bright, colorful and sweet seasonal cookie recipe that I like to whip up each year around Easter! If you’re looking for more realistic looking edible flowers for your cookies- there are […]

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Fat Tuesday Treats: New Orleans–Style Beignets

Happy (belated!) Mardi Gras, everyone- and hello, March! Whether you participated in yesterday’s festivities from the heart of New Orleans or from the comforts of your home- which is exactly what I did- I have a classic recipe to share to commemorate Fat Tuesday that is sweet, delightful and delicious- even if you’re making these […]

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