Category Archives: Desserts

Saturday Cooking Class – Desserts: Part Two

When we last saw our (s)heros, they were all together in the kitchen on Saturday – frantically crafting their desserts to ward away the evil villains, and make them stay far away from Calorie Town, while trying to avoid the wrath of the Trans … Continue reading

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Saturday Cooking Class – Desserts: Part One

What is not to love about spending a Saturday afternoon cooking / creating (mostly) healthy desserts – and then eating them all – just in time to spoil your dinner!!??!! Well, that is EXACTLY what we did on Saturday. And … Continue reading

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This Really Scared Her…or Why Was I Alone?

Hubby and I always go to Ristorante Lo Schiaccianoci in Pisa, Italy whenever we are fortunate enough to find ourselves there for vacation. So, when I walked in to the restaurant for dinner in May, one of the owners (Serenella) was … Continue reading

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Cooking Classes – At Our House!

Today marked the first day of cooking classes – taught by yours truly! How fun is that? Here’s how it happened…friends kept saying to me “You should offer classes and teach us how to cook!!” So….after much deliberation, I decided … Continue reading

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“Happy Birthday To Me” and Cooking School Adventures

Part of this trip to Italy was in celebration of my ## birthday (you fill in the blanks). For the first week, I was a solo traveler. As a treat, I was in cooking school at the International Academy of … Continue reading

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Berry-and-Spice Whole Wheat Muffins

Stumbling upon a favorite recipe that you think is lost misplaced probably misfiled is really a good thing, isn’t it? So when I found correctly filed this one, it just seemed right to share it with you (in case it was lost … Continue reading

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“Nothing Fancy About It” Apple Crisp

Our friend, Michael (better known as “Fancy Pants“, or just “F.P.” to those of us who are close) invited us recently to meet for breakfast. We’ve known each other far tooooo long, and always have a couple of Yuck Yuck laughs, … Continue reading

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Tiramisu and Limoncello….

Need I say more? Hope the pictures are worth a thousand words…….

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Food Processor Discoveries with Chocolate Mousse Magic

Our friends came over for a “Girl’s Night In” (even though our favorite photographer is a guy….he was allowed to attend…someone HAD to take the photos, right?….) on Saturday night. Needless to say, a good cooking / eating time was … Continue reading

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Raspberry Cheesecake Parfait

In the world of easy desserts that totally impress your dinner guests, this rates as our Numero Uno. Here is the scoop: It is pretty, looks elegant in the glass, tastes like cheesecake, takes everyday ingredients from the ‘fridge and … Continue reading

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