desserts

LOUISVILLE LADY

[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=23703743 style=”metal”] Musical pairing – Luck Be a Lady by Frank Sinatra This is going to be one of those cut-to-the-chase posts primarily because I just discovered the recipe last night and because this little number is quite decadent!

COCONUT CAKE

[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=24547911 style=grass”] Musical pairing – Soak Up the Sun by Sheryl Crow I’m going to keep this short and sweet – if you are a lover of all things coconut, I may have just the cake for you. No really, I have spent the last month testing […]

MEYER LEMON-POPPY SEED POUND CAKE

[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=34637653 style=grass”] Musical pairing – It’s My Party by Lesley Gore I celebrated a birthday last week and found myself in a panic because I thought this was the year to renew my driver’s license; not usually a big deal, right? I know, I know . . […]

CHOCOLATE SOUFFLÈS WITH NOUGAT WHIP

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, I’m betting some sort of chocolate dessert tops the list of those most requested; chocolate candy, brownies, red velvet anything . . . chocolate seems to reign supreme on this single holiday.  We thought you might enjoy a sexy little video to go with […]

OH MY DARLIN’ CLEMENTINE DUTCH BABY

Just the name of this Dutch Baby takes me on a journey . . . it takes me back to the little house on Ankeny Street . . . and for some reason memories of my Grandma and Grandpa on my dad’s side come flooding back. Grandpa used to sing […]

ORANGE CAKE

Not Over You by Gavin DeGraw on Grooveshark Musical pairing – Not Over You by Gavin DeGraw We’re ten days into a brand new year and this is my official first post since being hit with a very nasty kidney infection complete with kidney stone(s) that began December 18, 2011 […]

SALTED-CARAMEL SIX-LAYER CHOCOLATE CAKE

Human by Jon McLaughlin on Grooveshark Musical pairing – Human by Jon McLaughlin When I asked The Professor for his advice on which angle to write this post . . . his reply was, ‘What about how much of a struggle the recipe was?’ To which I said, ‘Oh, you […]

PEPPERMINT MARSHMALLOWS

If you’ve never made marshmallows at home, you’re in for a treat! And the best part? You make them with five ingredients, they come together in less than 30 minutes and while you’re waiting for them to set up, you have plenty of time to work on other projects . […]

SALTED CARAMEL VANILLA CHEESECAKE

You’ve heard me say many a time that I am not a baker . . . meaning I can follow a recipe and bake cookies, cakes and pies but understanding the science of baking or understanding the math of ratios . . . well, that isn’t my forte’ . . […]

MOVIE BITES: HAPPY HALLOWEEN, HARRY POTTER STYLE

There is no scene in movie history more replete with Halloween theming and atmosphere than the Great Hall Halloween celebration from “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” Illuminated jack-o-lanterns hover in the Enchanted Ceiling. But most importantly the tables are heaping with magical treats and that’s not just hyperbole, because […]