Last weekend my sisters, Connie and Anna, came over for a visit and a day of baking. What did we bake? Italian cookies – trays and trays of them. How many are left? Not too many! The Italian Cookie (well in
I threw my apron in the air and did a little victory dance after I pulled out my first tray of Amaretti. Finally, after all the failed attempts (too embarrassed to reveal how many), I was successful! Sweet, soft and
Do you ever wonder what the word “Soufflé” means? The literal definition is, “To blow up”. Hmm, that sounds like an accurate description of some of my cooking projects. James Beard said, “The only thing that will make a soufflé fall
Back when I was in high school I worked for a small diner, Town Lunch, and our two most popular desserts were Chocolate Cream Pie and Cherry Cream Pie. Believe it or not my favourite was the Cherry Cream Pie
The sun is shining; it’s a beautiful day! And I finally made these Mini Boston Cream Pies that I’ve been eyeing for months at Design Sponge. A Brooklyn Pastry Chef, Penny Stankiewicz, submitted this magnificent dessert recipe. I love to
Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate – try to resist these Triple Chocolate Mousse Cakes – “betcha can’t eat just one”! I’ve faced countless temptations since beginning my “Sweet” journey into desserts but none have been as irresistible as this one.
Whenever I make coffee cake or tea cake I usually bake an extra one to tuck away in the freezer for times when life gets too hectic and there isn’t time to get in the kitchen. Plus it’s also nice
I’ve been drooling over Mowie’s Oreo® Key Lime Pie since he shared his recipe last fall. Unfortunately getting Key Limes in my area has proved to be quite difficult. Imagine my surprise when I finally spotted (or so I thought) a