This recipe takes your traditional macaroni and cheese up a notch. Your husband will praise you. Your kids will eat every last bite. Your roommate will write home to mom about your wonderful baking skills. It’s a keeper at our house. I hope you will love it too- Gourmet Macaroni and Cheese 1 lb. pasta, […]
When you clean out your office, many times you find some unexpected surprises along the way. This weekend, while cleaning out my office I came across a stash of Girl Scout Cookies! Surprise! I had hid them back in March, then the piles slowly gathered around them- and somehow I agreed that my children could […]
My second passion believe it or not is gardening. For mother’s day, I decided to get hydrangeas (my favorite flower) and I gave my 6 year old the phone to keep her busy, while I picked out my favorites. I didn’t realize she documented the whole experience. I thought it was pretty cool- what her […]
One of our favorite cupcakes, hands down a crowd favorite too…. The Key Lime Pie cupcake from 101 Gourmet Cupcakes in 10 Minutes. A perfect spring cupcake for any bridal, baby shower, or family gathering. Here’s a great video that will show you how, step by step to make a easy, gourmet cupcake. Happy Baking!
I recently did a segment for Studio 5– showing you this great cookie dough egg roll. It’s a classic cookie with a twist. And has half the sugar that most chocolate chip cookies do! Bonus! My basic cookie dough recipe is from my cookbook 101 Gourmet Cookies for Everyone. Here’s the segment and the recipe- […]
Bananas Foster has been a favorite of ours for a long while now. I thought it would be fitting to share some of our family favorites with you this week. I hope you enjoy them as much as we do! Bananas Foster 1 stick butter 2 cups light brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon […]
Grocery stores aren’t just for milk and eggs anymore. Jessica Roy, Amy Richardson, and I were able to share with you on Studio 5 some of our favorites things at the stores we shop at each week. Happy Grocery Shopping! P.S. I love Studio 5!
Oh, my goodness. This is a great cupcake. Not only is it an original cupcake creation, it’s really pretty too. I love fruit pizzas, and had this idea to do a cupcake the very same way, with a sugar cookie and fruit on top. I had to make them extra special- for teacher appreciation week. […]
Remember this? It’s the before picture of the kitchen… I hate my white counter tops too…. but that’s the next phase. Here’s the molding once it’s been painted and glazed. Stunning. I didn’t realize how much I am OCD when it comes to my kitchen until the door were off my cabinets for a […]
I have fond memories of my time in Japan- I was only 12 years old. So young! (I can’t believe my parents sent me willingly!) I was an exchange student with other kids from my Junior High ( I lived in California in those days) and we traveled over the ocean to live with our […]