Last weekend we had our annual backyard summer party planned with our dear friend Emily, but it had to be postponed because IT HAS NOT STOPPED RAINING! So all of our plans were cancelled for the day and all the supplies we purchased needed to be used for different things. Have no fear, my boys … Continue reading A bright citrus dessert with plump blueberries
So my theme recently seems to be making the same recipe over and over again. I know that making mistakes is a part of learning and growing, but man it gets a little costly and timely week after week. So to mix things up a little bit, I am going to show some side by … Continue reading Trying a new recipe for an old favorite
So if you know me, especially if you are related to me, you know that I am not a fan of feeling as if something got the better of me. I hate feeling that, if I had just worked a little harder or tried one more time, then maybe I could be more successful. Some … Continue reading The pastry cream will not defeat me!
The answer so far is 3. Eek! It is a lot of cake. Luckily cakes 2 and 3 have been given away. The first cake though, is still slowly disappearing, sliver by sliver, right out of the the container it was put in on the kitchen counter. One cake was made to help us celebrate … Continue reading How many times can you make buttery chocolate chip cake in 1 week?
As I continue to work on making new recipes each week and publish my trials, tribulations, errors, triumphs and new favorite things here on the blog – I am always looking for reasons to bake. Kevin is very frequently sent to work these days with a container full of treats to pawn off on his … Continue reading Who wants to be…I mean eat a Millionaire (bar)?
I have been hearing for a long time that it is possible to make sugar cookies that will not spread when you bake them. I’m pretty sure I pinned a post for these like 7 years ago, then moved on and kept baking the same cookies that I always do. In our family we call … Continue reading Are sugar cookies that don’t spread a myth?
A few weeks ago, we were at Walgreens picking up some medicine and a few other things and a pack of Easter Oreos caught my eye. I did not have any real idea what I was going to make with these but I knew where to turn for some interesting Oreo ideas-Picky Palate. If you … Continue reading Easter Chocolate Chip Oreos