Archive | Desserts

The Holy Trinity Pumpple Pie

Pies are as important to a Thanksgiving meal as the turkey is.  Even for me, the non-baker/dessert maker.  Even I feel compelled to make not just one, but at least three pies.  The holy trinity of pies is pumpkin, apple and pecan.  My usual repertoire is pumpkin, apple and a cran-cherry because I don’t much […]

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The Joy Cupcake

A couple weeks ago I was checking out the submissions for the Foodbuzz Picture Perfect challenge, and one of the submissions just kept sticking in my mind.  It was The Joy Cupcake submitted by The Lunch Box Project.  Being the non-baker type this really recipe really appealed to me.  Plus I got what the joy […]

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My Favorite Oatmeal Cookies

If you ask me what my favorite cookie is, I’d have an easy answer.  No not anything chocolate, not any of the classics like chocolate chip, peanut butter, ginger snaps, nope not even an oatmeal raisin cookie.  Not exactly an oatmeal raisin but close.  I was stationed at McChord AFB in Washington State when craisins hit […]

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Sweet Life Pie

Life is an amazing thing.  So many things happen in life time, some good, some not so good.  And sometimes the unexpected happens, sometimes it’s good, and sometimes not so good.  Last weekend my boss found out that her husband of 32 years had cancer, his only symptoms were recent migraines.  By Tuesday night he […]

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Danger Men Cooking

Some of you know that we have 40 acres of land in the Rocky Mountains and that we are building a small cabin.  The plan, if it ever gets finished, is try and spend as many weekends up there as possible.  This ain’t no fancy cabin, it’s not a ‘house’ in the woods.  It’s going […]

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Tiramisu

  I said it before and I’ll say it again, I really am not a baker.  Actually I’m not that much into sweets.  There are a few exceptions, I do love dark chocolate and I love Tiramisu.  It is by far my favorite dessert!  But then again, cheese is my favorite food and it contains cheese.  […]

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Gateau au Chocolat

Chantel has ruined my reputation!  You have to understand, I am not a baker, I do not bake!  A rare occasion maybe; but there is just so much….measuring, and you have to be so…..exact, and you have to…..follow directions.  If you know me, you would think that a would be such a natural at baking […]

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