Pot of Luck Cookies, Coffee Cookie Filled with Irish Cream White Chocolate, Egg Free, Plus Gluten Free Variation
These delicious little cookies are the perfect treat for St. Patrick's Day! The coffee cookie pairs wonderfully with a smooth Irish cream and white chocolate truffle. They can be made for adults only using liqueur or for everyone with liquid coffee creamer. Both versions are fantastic and likely to...
Pot of Luck Cookies, Vanilla Cookie Filled with Pistachio White Chocolate, Egg Free, Plus Gluten Free Variation
Ever had a pistachio and white chocolate truffle? If not, you should and have it wrapped in a fantastic vanilla cookie. Or maybe you shouldn't since they're highly addictive and you'll likely eat them all. If you dare, make these for your St. Patrick's Day or any green themed party for a naturally...
Pot of Luck Cookies, Chocolate Cookie Filled With Green Mint White Chocolate, Egg Free, Plus Gluten Free Variation
Here is a fresh idea for your St. Patrick's Day or any day of the year you have a craving for the dynamic duo of chocolate and mint. These delicious little cookies have a crust like cookie filled with a soft mint white chocolate truffle. They are egg free and super easy to make.
Pot of Luck Cookies, Vanilla Cookie Filled with Green Tea White Chocolate, Egg Free, Plus Gluten Free Variation
For a subtle yet fantastic dessert fill a vanilla cookie with a green tea powder and white chocolate truffle. This is perfect for those who prefer the "not-too-sweet" dessert or who just Love green tea! No food dye is needed which make these the perfect natural addition to any St. Patrick's Day or...
These cute and soft bunnies make wonderful gifts and family keepsakes. They're fun to make with endless design possibilities! Plus, they're the perfect craft for using up all those leftover supplies.
Looking for a healthy and refreshing drink for the warm weather seasons? This lightly sweetened tea is packed full of nutrition and great flavor!
Candied Ginger is a wonderful sweet and spicy treat. It's great to nibble on or chop up for recipes. If you happen to be suffering from nausea many find eating ginger very helpful! Ginger root,water,granulated sugarRemove skin from ginger. This is...
Streuselkuchen is German for crumb cake. It's a delightful yeast dough covered with a sweet crumb topping called Streusel. The Streusel is made simply with flour, butter and sugar. For a special treat you can replace some or all of the flour with...
I was grocery shopping the other day and I always have to make a stop (ok... several stops) in the baking isle. While stocking up on various chocolate chips a bright orange bag caught my eye. Who is this convict named Chip you ask? Well he is none...
Halloween and parties often center around candy and sweets. In all the excitement boring meals are often rushed through or even skipped. Make this Halloween or your next zombie party different by making breakfast a part of the festivities! These are...
This is, hands down, my favorite mochi recipe. And I discovered it by accident!
I love making these sweet mochi. Once you've got the basic recipe down, the flavor combinations are endless.
This red bean paste is commonly used in many Asian desserts. It's pretty easy to make it at home, and then you can make your own mochi too.
Looking for a fun, simple and cheap activity to do with you kid today? Well here's one that fits the bill. Plus it has lasting appeal that will have your kid playing with it for days. Chances are you have everything you need already! Gather up a few...
These delicious meatballs taste just as good if not better than their red meat counterparts. Turkey is far cheaper than beef, plus you get all the wonderful benefits of eating turkey. Turkey is lower in saturated fat while still being an excellent...
Battle of the Bread Puddings! Recipes and Comparisons of Classic, Italian and Sweet Wheat Chocolate Bread Puddings
Last month we had a "Battle of the Bread Puddings." I have two family recipes one classic and one Italian. I had never made either before, heck I'd never made or even tried bread pudding before. Crazy, I know. I've heard over and over how delicious...
Crochet Stitches, Detailed Instructions With Videos to Help You Follow Any Pattern or Create One of Your Own
Crochet is a huge passion of mine. A passion I want to share with you as I create new patterns and designs. I hope this will be a quick and easy reference for anyone wanting to complete a new pattern or even design one of their own. The crochet...
This is a fantastic summer snack or lunch. There are two options for preparing the tomatoes. Slightly roast them for a warm robust flavor, great for lunch or brunch. Leave them uncooked for a fresh addition to a summer picnic. For me both are...
Wondering what to do with all that left-over breast milk? Did you know breast milk can help with many day to day ailments? Including acne, diaper rash, pink eye, eczema, sore throat, etc... Don't have any milk to call your own? Maybe it's time to hit up that nice new mom next door! ^_^
This has been my favorite snack lately. Keeping them around is hard because they're so delicious that they just disappear!
A step by step on how to recreate this cake I made for a three year old's birthday.
Ricotta cheese lends these muffins a moist dense texture. Plus, the classic Italian pairing of citrus and almonds comes together delightfully making this a wonderful breakfast, dessert or snack. all purpose flour,baking powder,baking...
An easy starter or salad full of authentic Italian flavor.
Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing. Plus Bonus Recipes for Maple Nut and Caramel Pecan Variations.
When it comes to "breakfast pastry" (I put in quotations because I feel it's more a dessert than a breakfast food) you can't beat a sweet and cozy, fresh from the oven cinnamon roll slathered in butter and cream cheese icing. Equally enticing are...
Delicious cake-like muffins that are perfect any time of the day.
Helpful hints and tips for making perfect pancakes every time! Recipes included.
WARNING: this pizza is for onion lovers only. If you aren't fully in love with onions you will surely regret biting into this gooey, sweet, caramelized bit of onion heaven.
A very simple trap that takes less than five minutes to make. It can be adjusted to just trap or kill the wasps.
A great healthy and flavorful vegetarian meal. It's quick, easy and full of spice!
Find out how anyone can make this beautiful bench. Its real wood and can hold at least 2 king size comforters inside.
Tiramisu is my absolute favorite dessert. It's a traditional Italian Favorite. Basically it's a type of sponge cake, traditionally salvadori but many people use lady fingers or a basic sponge cake, that is lightly soaked in strong coffee or...
This curry recipe is quick, healthy and delicious. Making it a perfect weekday meal for the family. sesame oil,yellow curry paste,coconut milk,red potatoes,Frozen mixed vegetables,granulated sugar,salt,Cooked rice You will need a large pan with a...
I created and fell in love with this lasagna recipe. It's warm & comforting, with amazing flavors that blend wonderfully. It has chicken, veggies, cheese, and pasta, making it a perfect one-pan meal!
Made with white chocolate chips, my favorite! These delicious chocolate chip cookies taste like they've been dipped in a mocha latte! Do I really need to say more? They bake up soft with slightly crisp edges and tend to disappear within a few...
It's no secret how healthy salmon is and most of us don't get enough of it. The recommended 2-3 times a weeks is sometimes hard to adhere to. To make this more manageable it helps having recipes that are just as easy to make as spaghetti.This is my...
A must try dessert! Wonderfully dramatic flavors and textures that perfectly repressent it's namesake Anna Pavlova.
The coconut milk in this recipe adds a smooth flavor that can transport you to the tropics. Meanwhile, the dates are deliciously sweet and give great texture all while adding wonderful health benefits to this dish.
Lasagna is a classic Italian dish named for the large flat noodles it's made with. To call a dish lasagna it can be any ingredients layered between lasagna noodles. Most commonly we see meat in a tomato sauce and mixture of cheeses. While that is...
There is something about a molten lava cake that is just so perfect! It's delicious, comforting, warm, romantic. It is really a chocolate lover's dream!
When it comes to carrot cake I am very picky. I can't stand when it's too dry or chunky and can barely tolerate when It's pared with a mediocre frosting. This recipe is moist and soft. The carrot pieces blend beautifully into the cake and the spices...
One base recipe easily transforms into Green tea, triple chocolate, mint chocolate chip, banana, pecan delight and triple berry.
You can't get much girlier than a tea set. So when there is a true girly-girl in your life why not make her a tea set cake? Here are step by step instructions on how I made this adorable cake.
Decorating beautiful confections with fondant can be very frustrating and expensive. When I first started decorating cakes I bought my fondant, but it quickly became too expensive. Not to mention the bleh taste. By my third big cake project I...
I don't know about you but I loved play dough as a kid. Using their hands to sculpt and create is also wonderful for helping a child develop motor skills and creativity. Here is an easy recipe for play dough that smells good enough to eat... and is...
In my house banana bread is a staple. Whenever I have at least three bananas that are too ripe for my family to eat I bake them up into a delicious dessert-like bread. Sometimes I swear they don't eat bananas just so I'll make bread out of them. ^_^...
As a cook, mom and artist I just love recipes that cover all my titles. This is one of those. Holidays are definitely a time when I really don't want to cook something just to get it on the table. I want to spend time creating something special for...
Deviled eggs are a delicious and great looking appetizer for any party, and the best part is they are incredibly easy to make! This is a base recipe, so feel free to add your own twist. Add parsley, olives, pimentos, relish... whatever you think...
A good swaddle is a useful tool for the parent of a newborn. It is a great way to calm and comfort. Make sure to balance swaddling with "exercise," give them time to kick and stretch and don't forget to take pictures... baby burritos are soooo cute...
My family and I just love boiled eggs! They are healthy and make a quick easy snack. They are also a starting point for other recipes such as egg salad and deviled eggs. Try them sliced on salads, plain or with a sprinkle of salt. There are also...
Buttercream Frosting is an essential recipe to master if you plan on making and decorating cakes. You can decorate a cake entirely with just buttercream from crumb coat to flowers and even script! Even a fondant covered cake requires a layer of...