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Samoa Popsicles

Although it certainly doesn’t feel like spring here in Ohio (it’s 40 degrees today), I’m craving desserts with spring flavors! I can’t wait until the market is overflowing with juicy, ripe strawberries and stunning stalks of rhubarb. Warmer weather always ignites my obsession with popsicles and my beloved Fruit Roll-Ups get relegated to the bottom …

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Pineapple Zucchini Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

I originally saw this recipe over at the Pioneer Woman’s site and was immediately intrigued because I just so happened to have zucchini in my fridge. Rarely do I post recipes when I make them from her site because she has such a large following and provides step by step instructions with great photos. I …

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Italian Cream Cake

Wow, one year… one whole year I have been writing this blog! As I sit here typing, I am swaying in my chair and singing the lyrics to the 1990′s jam, “It’s Our Anniversary” by Tony! Toni! Toné! However, I am replacing the word anniversary with blogoversary, because I am cool like that! It’s a …

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Coconut Butter Thins-TwD…

This week’s recipe for Coconut Butter Thins was chosen by Jayne of The Barefoot Kitchen Witch. The ingredients for these cookies scream summer being comprised of lime zest, coconut and macadamia nuts. We had snow here in Ohio on Sunday, so I am not really stocked up with warm weather kitchen essentials. Instead of running …

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Caramel deLite Bars…

Well, the Girl Scout cookie season seems to have officially come and gone. Being that I was a Brownie in my wee little years, I feel compelled to support the troops by purchasing cookies from the daughters of my co-workers. This ordering can present a problem because I have a thing for Girl Scout Cookies; …

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A Coconut Cream Dream…

As all of you know, baking supplies/ingredients hit super low prices during the holidays. This can make people like me go a tad bit crazy and a tad bit overboard. Now seriously…can someone explain my compulsive behavior that led to a gazillion cans of evaporated milk, shredded coconut out the wazoo and enough pumpkin to …

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Cowboy Cookies…Yee Haw!

With my ample supply of nuts from Oh Nuts, I had a hankering to bake some cookies. I turned to Martha Stewart’s website and decided on her recipe for Cowboy Cookies. This recipe packs the flavors of oatmeal, pecans, chocolate and coconut all in one cookie. I did trade out half the butter for butter …

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The Perfect Party Cake

One of my great friends celebrated her birthday this past Saturday and I thought this would be the perfect opportunity for me to tackle my fear of cakes. I have no idea why cakes intimidate me so much, but they do…big time! I keep meaning to take the Wilton cake decorating classes at Michael’s, but …

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More Cupcakes…

With fall quickly approaching, I have had the desire to start making things like pumpkin rolls, apple pie and carrot cake. However, I decided to fight the urge a little while longer and make some summer inspired cupcakes. I saw a recipe for Key Lime Cupcakes on the Bon Appétit website and knew I had …

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