A sweet, slightly crumbly cookie filled with tart, silky smooth lemon curd, dressed up with a sprinkle of powdered sugar. If you’re a lemon bar lover, you’ll love this cookie cup version. It’s easy to make, and easier to serve than lemon bars.Continue Reading
Happy Cinco De Mayo. I hope you have a fun fiesta planned for today. I know I do. My family loves Cafe Rio. If we’re going out to eat Mexican, it’s the only place my husband wants to go. Cafe Rio claims to be the #1 Mexican Restaurant in the Nation for overall customer satisfaction. […]Continue Reading
Do you have a recipe you consider the best? My dear friend Becky, Vintage Mixer, posted several of her best recipes lately and I couldn’t resist baking “the best blueberry muffins that you’ll ever sink your teeth into.”Continue Reading
Warning: This easy-to-make monkey bread is also very addictive. A cross between pizza and buttery garlic rolls, we couldn’t stop gobbling up bite after cheesy bite.Continue Reading
After her kids were grown and starting to have kids of there own my Mom started the tradition of having everyone over for breakfast Christmas morning. She would make Monkey Bread and have it on the table for everyone to snack on while she whipped up eggs and bacon and pancakes. The puffy little, sugar and cinnamon balls would disappear one at a time until before you knew it nothing was left.
I was a pretty picky eater growing up and I didn’t love Monkey Bread because Mom always added nuts to it. I’m still not crazy about nuts in baked goods, but I love Monkey Bread. It’s like getting just the best part of a cinnamon roll, the ooey, gooey middle in every bite. (Monkey Bread is also known as Bubble Bread or Pull Apart Bread.)Continue Reading
The January 2011 Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Astheroshe of the blog accro. She chose to challenge everyone to make a Biscuit Joconde Imprime to wrap around an Entremets dessert.
Entremets (French baking term)- an ornate dessert with many different layers of cake and pastry creams in a mold, usually served cold. Think Trifle in a mold vs. a glass bowl.Continue Reading