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Lemon Drizzle Angel Food Cake

11 Feb

Do you have an angel in your life? Why not make them a special treat this Valentine’s day to show them how much they light up your life………… really brightly.  Like lemon sunshine ….on a cloudy day…. Cloudy is actually the best word to describe this despicably delicious cake that is literally food for an […]


Lemon Poppy Seed Tart

29 Mar

Lemon + thyme + poppy seed = Springtime love! This refreshing sweet tart dessert is sure to please everyone around your Easter table.  The crust is tender and only mildly sweet… but what makes it extra special is the abundant fragrance of all that fresh thyme. The filling is delightfully citrusy grabbing hold of your attention […]


Black and White Cream Puffs

11 Feb

**GASP** A cream puff?  For me? Oh! A perfect little feather-light parcel with a deliciously crisp exterior hiding an airy soft and golden eggy inside filled with cloud-like decadent softly whipped cream with a slight hint of sweetness. {{Swooooon!}} Cream puffs are a special treat that really don’t get made all too often at home.   They are notoriously known to […]


Sugared Pumpkin Donuts

16 Nov

My Irish friends and family don’t fully recognize the obsession my American cohorts and I have with the cherished — and might I add versatile and incredibly t-a-s-t-y — pumpkin! We just LOVE ’em! Pumpkin picking, pumpkin carving, decorating with pumpkins, eating pumpkin seeds, making pumpkin soup, devising pumpkin smoothies, downing pumpkin lattes, all things pumpkin spice flavored, and of course […]


Glossy Meringue Frosting and Ghost Cupcake Decorating!

26 Oct

Little ghost cupcakes are just TOO CUTE to pass up.  Make them this Halloween and watch the delight on your family and friends’ faces as they take a bite. Glossy Meringue Frosting is the perfect frosting for making ghosts, but it also works great as a beautiful topper to your favorite cake.  Its a show […]


Halloween Treat Stencil Art

22 Oct

Halloween decorating is so much fun for the whole family – carving pumpkins, painting ghoulish lantern bags, cutting a ghostly figure out white sheets and hand crafting the perfect trick or treating costume. Bring that fun into the kitchen with Halloween stencil art!  Its simple. Here are the steps: Bake your favorite cake – mine […]


Strawberry Eton Mess

14 Sep

Ever heard of Eton Mess? Neither did I before I moved to Europe.  Its a real British dessert and let me just tell you its simply divine!!  Its light, airy and sweet with different textural delights. The perfect dessert if you ask me. It’s also extremely simple to make and versatile – you can make […]


Watermelon Slice Sugar Cookies

10 Aug

Ready for a little treat? I saw tons of pictures for all different kinds of watermelon shaped cookies on Pinterest and I had to give them a try.  This cookie is just too cute not to eat! Watermelon Slice Sugar Cookies are an adorable addition to your summer BBQ dessert spread.  Everyone loves them. The method is really a lot […]


July 4th Red White & Blue Fruity Chocolate Kebabs

29 Jun

Oh, I am sooo excited!!!  I have been literally DREAMING of sharing this recipe with you today. This one has been a long time coming. I’ve been thinking….concocting… trying all different July 4th themed recipe ideas with no solid results for weeks. Feeling slightly discouraged, I decided to gain some serious inspiration looking at July 4th themed pictures […]


Strawberry Rhubarb Frozen Yogurt

2 Jun

It’s just about full on strawberry season! I’m feeling very fortunate to be able to go home to New York soon for a visit this time of the year and I cannot wait to go strawberry picking with my niece and nephew in the North Fork of Long Island in two weekends’ time. Seriously.  I think I have […]