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Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

 

 

Dense, moist and oh, so decadent, Chocolate Zucchini Bread

 

 

The Best Chocolate Zucchini Bread

My kids are not particularly fussy when it comes to food, but truth be told, zucchini isn’t usually on their list of favorite vegetables. Of course, when it’s tucked away inside this luscious Chocolate Zucchini . . . → Continue reading Chocolate Zucchini Bread

New Additions to My Kitchen!

Birthday Cupcake

 

 

I recently celebrated another birthday … don’t ask, I stopped counting many years ago! Anyway, as most moms know, the best gift we can receive is quality time with our kids, and that’s really all that I need to be happy. I kept telling my family that I didn’t need anything for . . . → Continue reading New Additions to My Kitchen

Lemonade Iced Tea

Lemonade Iced Tea

Lemonade Iced Green Tea

 

Lemonade Iced Tea

 

What says summer better than a refreshing glass of lemonade or iced tea? These quintessential summer favorites combine to make a delicious, healthy and oh so refreshing, drink. You can buy a bottled version of this beverage in the store, but it isn’t . . . → Continue reading Lemonade Iced Tea

Almond Biscotti

Biscotti and Coffee

 

Biscotti and Coffee

If you like Biscotti, forget about paying the high prices charged in the bakery or coffee house. This delicious Almond Biscotti recipe is easy to make and offers plenty of options for customization.

Try it with anise, pistachios, hunks of chocolate or dipped in white or semisweet chocolate. However . . . → Continue reading Almond Biscotti

The Best Lemon Blueberry Bread

Lemon Blueberry Bread

 

 

Lemon Blueberry Bread

 

 

The Best Lemon Blueberry Bread

 

There are many recipes for blueberry bread, and I’ve certainly tried my share of them; however, when I tweaked an old recipe and came up with this wonderful blend of blueberries and lemon, I knew I’d never need another blueberry . . . → Continue reading The Best Lemon Blueberry Bread

Pavlova

Pavlova

 

Pavlova

 

Pavlova makes an elegant dessert, but its simplicity also makes it perfect for anytime. The meringues are light and crispy with a perfect balance of sweetness. I like to make individual Pavlovas, but you can also make one large Pavlova for a dramatic presentation. I also use lemon curd in . . . → Continue reading Pavlova

World's Best Pound Cake

Pound Cake with Berries

 

 

 

 

World’s Best Pound Cake

 

A classic pound cake is definitely delicious all on its own, but there’s so much more that you can do with it. One of our favorites is to simply serve it with a dollop of whipped dream and some fresh fruit. It’s also wonderful . . . → Continue reading World’s Best Pound Cake

Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd

 

Lemon Curd

 

If you’ve never had lemon curd, you’re missing out on one of life’s simple pleasures. It has a wonderful creamy smooth texture with a slightly sweet, slightly tart flavor that is bursting with lemon. It is perfect on top of baked goods, in your favorite desserts or served with . . . → Continue reading Lemon Curd

Dessert in a Jar

Dessert in a Jar

 

Dessert in a Jar

These easy to make fruit parfaits are as delicious as they are pretty. My kids like them because they can customize their jars with their favorite ingredients. I made these with pound cake, lemon curd, assorted berries and whipped cream.

As an added bonus, simply screw on the . . . → Continue reading Dessert in a Jar

Berries, Berries and More Berries

Berries

Berries

It’s going to be a great weekend. I have a number of recipes (most making use of seasonal fresh berries), that I’ve been meaning to whip up, and this weekend, they’re finally going to get pushed to the top of my to-do list. One thing I’ve been thinking about for a long time . . . → Continue reading Berries, Berries and More Berries