Category: All the rest

A new way to sundae

Confession time…I never once had a traditional strawberry shortcake until I was in my 20’s.  Growing up my mom and grandmothers made their own version of “shortcake” with pie crust.  Yep you read that right…pie crust. It is all about the crust My dad’s most favorite dessert is crust and …

The ULTIMATE Rice Krispies

My brother, James, is a HUGE fan if Rice Krispie treats.  So much so that that is all he asks for when his birthday rolls around.  I am, of course, more than happy to make them because he has to be one the hardest people in the world to buy …

Homemade Ice Cream has never been so good (& easy)

Summer is officially here and it is ICE CREAM TIME!!  Honestly it is always ice cream time in my world, but especially in the summer.  I mean just look how refreshing it looks…it is the perfect summertime treat!! Homemade and OH SO EASY! Growing up my dad would always make …

some cinco de mayo flan fun

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner…in my world that means tons of food, margaritas and some delicious sweets…and this Espresso Flan Cake is definately going to be on the menu. Flan & Cake…really? Ok, I know what some of you are thinking…flan and cake together?  YES…flan and cake …

Pistachio fluff?? Yes, please

Growing up there is one side dish that I always remember being on almost every Holiday table…Pistachio Fluff Salad.  I also remember that I was never a big fan of it (I didn’t like anything green as a kid) but I knew that everyone else LOVED it).   Fluff…yes please!! …

hippity hopping & some bunny bait

Easter is just a hippy hop away (get it…a bunny hops) & that means it is time to break out some of those fun Easter treats and this bunny bait is definitely one of my favorites.  This super quick treat is perfect for all your Easter baskets, teacher treats, neighbor treats …

my favorite bread pudding

My dad and I are HUGE fans of bread pudding.  Since I was a little girl I have always loved bread pudding.  I have tried many over the years but there is one that is my favorite.  I love the White Chocolate Bread Pudding from Ruggles Green here in Houston. …

Red, White & Hearts for Valentines

Valentines Day is just around the corner and that means it is time to break out all the red velvet recipes and celebrate with the one you love.    These whoopie pies will be a favorite Valentines Day treat for sure!! It’s time for a little whoopie…whoopie pie that is I’m …

Brown Sugar + Buttermilk = YUMMY Pie

Thanksgiving is in 4 days.  YES, only 4 more days until it is TURKEY time.  Now I know you probably already have your menu set, but you might want to rethink the dessert table for this super simple, but AMAZING Brown Sugar Buttermilk Chess Pie. Pie like no other Do …

Like no Brownie (Pie) I have ever had

Brownies are a favorite in our house.  I have made almost every brownie version imaginable.  One of our favorites are these Oreo Caramel Brownies and these Pumpkin Caramel Brownies are a perfect option for this Thanksgiving.  Oh but wait there is so much more to brownies now. It is Pie time… Pie …