Tag: Dessert

GLUTEN-FREE PUMPKIN BUCKLE WITH SUGARED PECANS

[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=”36161493″ style=”metal”] Musical pairing – Here We Go Again by Ray Charles with Norah Jones Guys, I’m going to out myself here and say that I am bone-tired. My brain is fried, my body’s ‘get-up-and-go, got-up-and-went;’ I’m staring at a calendar that says next week is Thanksgiving, […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALICE

Sometimes you just gotta put your head down and move forward. I have danced around this post for the last two months wishing that I, that my family, wouldn’t have to face this day. But today is here and rather than spend it in bed with ivory-colored, 100 percent, 600-thread […]

GLUTEN-FREE RHUBARB TOASTER PASTRIES

Ten minutes to empty my head, empty my thoughts, pen-to-paper without stopping. No editing, no looking back – only moving forward. Wouldn’t it be great if we could live life this way? If I could live my life this way? Only moving forward, never looking back to edit, cross through, […]

SANBITTER BOOZY SHAKE

[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=”30283479″ style=”metal”] Musical pairing – Stand By Me by Ben King Chocolate, vanilla and strawberry – and if you added the proverbial Neapolitan then that rounded the number up to four flavors of ice cream in my world back in the little house on Ankeny Street.  We […]

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!

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 […]

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 […]

COCA-COLA CUPCAKES WITH TOASTED MERINGUE

Musical pairing – Carolina by James Taylor I had been a fan of Virginia Willis long before I had the opportunity to meet her; perusing her blog is like grabbing a cup of coffee or tea and settling in to catch up . . . to see what’s been happening […]

BLOOMINGTON BITES: CLASSIC CHOCOLATE CAKE

Musical pairing – Sisters Are Doin’ It For Themselves by Aretha Franklin (with The Eurythmics) ‘An Adventure to the Classics‘ – As kids, my sister and I fell into two camps. I was the adventurous eater, my sister the picky one. I would pile on the spicy Indian sauces whereas […]

PEANUT BUTTER BANANA PIE-SHOTS™ FOR MIKEY

Musical pairing – Say by John Mayer Debra and I had already planned a post for my childhood Peanut Butter Pie; and in fact, we had been discussing it for more than a month when we received the news that one of our blogging friends had lost her husband unexpectedly […]