Holiday Desserts on the Go!

Carmation fudge with Andes peppermint baking chips

It’s the holidays coming down the stretch! That time of year when everything seems to accelerate. The days whistle by like the wind. Spare time is spent trying to get into the holiday spirit while work demands more time. After all, it is the holidays. There are parties to attend and decorations to be hung. … Continue reading Holiday Desserts on the Go!

The American World of Desserts

I was recently looking for desserts to serve at our annual rock-n-roll marathon. This is a big get together where friends bring a song list with three of their favorite songs from a pre-chosen era and each list gets played. The penalty for bringing commercial top 40 songs is cleaning up afterward. This makes the … Continue reading The American World of Desserts

The Caramel Apple Fiasco

We all went over to my friend's house, she has the full baker's kitchen, large and heavily equipped. We decided to make fun and easy recipes, caramel apples, and meringue cookies. We got out the slow cooker and began heating the caramel for dipping apples and 15 minutes later measured out the egg whites for … Continue reading The Caramel Apple Fiasco

Dessert for Dinner

Today was a very busy day and left me feeling worn down. I needed a special pick-me-up so I decided to stop at Doris Italian Market on my way home. They have great meats and deli, but most of all I love their butter cookies. It seems like such a simple term for something so … Continue reading Dessert for Dinner