Mini Bunny Cakes

Instead of dying eggs….I dyed cake. My heart was set on baking carrot cake until I stumbled upon this dessert on Pinterest. It was so much fun to make and absolutely love the Spring colors!! I was able to make four (4) mini cakes — purchased small boxes from Michael’s and shared these adorable cakesContinue reading “Mini Bunny Cakes”

Shepherd’s Pie Potato Bowl

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! A history of leftover meat & potato meal made into this savory dish. My former, very Irish Mother-in-law taught me her recipe when I was 22 years old. Since that was ‘way back’, I’ve tweaked; added my own seasoning and vegetables …including beer. I zhuzh’ed it up for everything green day!Continue reading “Shepherd’s Pie Potato Bowl”

Bourbon Pecan Pie

Happy Holidays! I never cared for pecan pie for a couple reasons… always seemed dry, too sweet or too heavy. So, for years I skipped it at parties & holidays. Baked pies over the years but not this one. A huge fan of Food Network and The Cooking Channel, Dinner at Tiffani’s aired a holiday special. IContinue reading “Bourbon Pecan Pie”

Chicken Elegant Casserole

This chicken casserole is a recipe passed down by my Grandmom. Chicken Elegant — it’s not really an “elegant” dish however, it disappears quickly at gatherings and is still one of my son’s favorites. It’s a simple casserole. I’ve made this several times over 20+ years including for work parties. One particular holiday party, NursesContinue reading “Chicken Elegant Casserole”

Banana Nut Cake 

If you like bananas, this cake is a must try. My son loves cream cheese frosting! Moist, nutty, bursting bananas + the homemade frosting. Scrumptious!  Perfect dessert for any season!! Paula Deen’s Banana Nut Cake Recipe  – 3 cups all purpose flour  – 2 cups sugar – 1 teaspoon baking soda  – 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Continue reading “Banana Nut Cake “

Cake Pop Flag

Perfect for Labor Day! This is the second cake pop dessert I’ve made. Patriotic and fun — perfect for little ones + the big kid inside us. Practice and patience! Standard cake pop recipe, ingredients and things you’ll need…. Packaged cake mix (two boxes) Canned frosting Cookie dough scoop or small spoon Candy/chocolate melts red,Continue reading “Cake Pop Flag”

Death by Chocolate Trifle

This chocolatey mousse recipe is a holiday favorite among family, friends & colleagues. Former colleagues raved about it. How do you make it? Can I have the recipe? Rumor had it a volunteer at work was caught licking her bowl, Lol.  I typed the recipe & printed 30 copies to share with everyone. Definitely aContinue reading “Death by Chocolate Trifle”