Dessert | Recipes

Cheesecake Pops

For this months Daring Bakers Challenge Elle and Deborah selected Cheesecake Pops. They are little cheesecake morsels on a stick, dipped in chocolate and decorated how you wish. They are very rich and they would have to be served straight out of the freezer. I fear they would fall off the stick on a warm…

Carrot Cake
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Carrot Cake

So I am back from my business trip and it is another Tuesday with Dorie. This week   Amanda  from slow like honey selected Bill’s Big Carrot Cake. I have never understood carrot cake – I like my desserts veggie free but I was up for the challenge. The recipe was super easy to put together…

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TWD: Gooey Chocolate Cake

  For this weeks Tuesdays with Dorie challenge, Leigh at  Lemon Tartlet picked Gooey Chocolate Cake.   After participating in several more complicated events, I breathed a sigh of relief at this one. I have served many molten cakes to my guests. So this weekend I put the ingredients together and gave it a try.   I ran out…

Granola Breakfast Bar
Breakfast | Recipes

Granola Breakfast Bar

I love granola breakfast bars, not the soft ones but ones that are crunchy and a mix of salty and sweet. Recently I purchased my first Nigella cookbook, Nigella Express: 130 Recipes for Good Food, Fast.. I saw these breakfast bars and immediately tried the recipe. I used a mixture of pumpkin and sunflower seeds,…

Breakfast | Recipes

Breakfast Parfaits

This morning, on a beautiful sunny California day, I wanted something light for breakfast. I ended up making a breakfast parfait from things left in my kitchen. I had strawberries and blackberries and used this yummy granola I buy at Zinc Cafe. Zinc Cafe is a local cafe and market in both Corona del Mar…