TWD- Crunchy, Custardy Peach Tart

You know what's frustrating? Making the TWD recipe, taking pictures, going to blog about the recipe, and not being able to find the pictures. I made this a couple weeks ago for dessert for a family party. It was a hit. I think it could've used more custard- mine was a pretty thin layer. Topped … Continue reading TWD- Crunchy, Custardy Peach Tart


Dog Bone Cake & Cookies

For her birthday, my girl surprised me by requesting a dog bone cake. Last year, she wanted Mickey Mouse, and until the day I asked her, she wanted a Mickey cake again. This is the dog bone cake with the dogs she wanted. And the cookies we used as party favors.The birthday girl and Chuck … Continue reading Dog Bone Cake & Cookies

Diet Coke Cake

This is a cake I made last month for my mom's birthday. It was hot. Really hot. Guess what doesn't mix with heat? Italian meringue buttercream. There was slipping involved. It wasn't pretty.But she loves Diet Coke. And cake. And a party. So here you go, mom. Happy Birthday!

TWD- Dark Chocolate Ganache Ice Cream and Chocolate Cake

I made this ice cream a couple weeks ago when I had lots of cream and eggs on hand. It's AMAZING. But crazy sweet and rich. Make it!I made a chocolate cake for my family reunion last weekend. Topped with Whipped Chocolate Ganache, it was as chocolatey as the ice cream. You definitely should NOT … Continue reading TWD- Dark Chocolate Ganache Ice Cream and Chocolate Cake

Fruit Crisp

Love family. Love summer. Love summer family reunions. I made this Fruit Crisp for a family reunion we had in the canyons. Beautiful setting, great people, great food!Ingredientsadapted from allrecipes.com1 1/2 cups fresh strawberries1 cup fresh cherries2 cups fresh blueberries2 tablespoons white sugar2 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 cups rolled oats1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar1 … Continue reading Fruit Crisp