Tag Archive: sugar

Lavender Bread Pudding

Today we are celebrating the birthday of a good friend, and in her honor, I made this lovely lavender bread pudding from my Culinary Bucket List! I am serving a group of six… Continue reading

Mango Passion Fruit Tea Ice Cream

Double ice cream posts, aren’t you lucky? This particular blend of mango passion fruit tea makes one of the best cups of tea I’ve ever had.  Which is a bit ironic, since I’m… Continue reading

Cranberry Ice Cream

Je suis désolée, mes amies.  I have been sick the past few days and I didn’t post yesterday as promised!  But I’m making up for it today with a homemade cranberry ice cream… Continue reading

Decadent Mocha Pops

I found out today that my favorite local coffee shop is closing its doors at the end of the month.  I will miss my (nearly) weekly visits with the ladies of my writing… Continue reading

Lemon Overload: Homemade Ice Cream with Crushed Lemon Candy Topping

As I promised earlier this month — today’s post is an incredibly easy lemon ice cream topped with crushed lemon candies.  I am a sucker for these homemade ice creams (in case you… Continue reading

The Easiest Ever Fresh Blueberry Ice Cream

Despite today being rather overcast, muggy, and way-too-hot for the first week of May, I trudged all over the Earth today — and finished up at the grocery store. Perhaps it was the… Continue reading

Apple Dumplings: One Recipe, Two Ways

Sometimes I love culinary exploration — digging in the pantry and refrigerator and coming out with a cornucopia of ingredients to make a familiar dish in my own, unique way.  Other times, I… Continue reading

Green Tea Ice Cream

This post was originally intended for March because of the focus on green, but alas, things got away from me this past week… I have had the pleasure of a cup of green… Continue reading

Pineapple Ice Cream

Whenever I think of pineapple, I think of Taboo.  You know, the game where you have to get your partner to guess certain words from cards and there are words you cannot say?… Continue reading

Great Kitchen Tools: The Mini Tongs

Last year, I bought these rounded mini tongs, and I think I have used them for nearly every party I’ve held since.  I love how versatile they are! This particular shape of tongs… Continue reading

A Few Words About Pantry Organization…

Whether you are blessed to have a designated pantry or a few shelves in a cabinet for storage, I have a couple of tips that I have found helpful over the years to… Continue reading

Mini Chocolate Cake Doughnuts with Coffee Liqueur and Raspberry Glaze

I have been planning a chocolate version of my mini cake doughnuts for a while now, but last week I got the idea to add coffee liqueur to the batter to enhance the… Continue reading

Earl Grey Tea Ice Cream with Cardamom

Oh, how I love you, Earl Grey Tea. This ice cream is an ode to my very favorite tea, and arguably, the most popular flavor of tea in the world.  A steaming cup… Continue reading

Orange Tea Ice Cream with Mandarin Puree and Cloves

This month and next, I am exploring the use of tea in my homemade ice cream.  I have many flavors and types of tea that I enjoy, so it has been fun for… Continue reading

The Cookie That Thinks It’s a Brownie

This post is dedicated to my friend Ashley who experimented with a snickerdoodle cookie recipe and came up with this chocolate version.  She sent it to me as a dessert idea to try… Continue reading

A Different Sort of Cookie “Swap”

I am sure that many of you have heard of or even attended a “cookie swap” where friends bring several dozen cookies and the recipes to exchange with one another.  Well, I had… Continue reading