Baked (or Mashed) Potato Soup

This soup recipe tastes so rich and creamy, you’d never know it’s low in calories and fat. Well, relatively low when you compare it to other cream-based soup recipes. We’re having soup weather in St. Louis now, so it was time to make a pot of this deliciousness. The recipe calls for 2% milk and […]

ITALIAN FRESH CREAM LEMON CAKE

Italian Fresh Cream Lemon Cake, made with fresh Cream.  The Perfect Breakfast or Snack Cake.  Fast, Easy and so Delicious Lemon Cake. With Christmas right at our doorsteps. I hope you have had fun baking and cooking and that almost everything is done, from shopping to wrapping. And now you can put up your feet […]

FRESH STRAWBERRY CAKE WITH STRAWBERRY BUTTERCREAM

This Fresh Strawberry Cake with Strawberry Buttercream is going to be a strawberry lovers dream come true!  This cake is made with fresh strawberries in the mix, as well as in the buttercream! You can’t get any more strawberry flavor in a from scratch cake! My oldest daughter turned 17 this month and unlike her […]

BLACKBERRY CRUMB BARS

These cheery, blackberry crumb bars are a summertime favorite and make a perfect afternoon snack or simple dessert. I need some tips from some experienced mothers. How do you get your babies to take their medicine? Yesterday, my baby was diagnosed with his first ear infections, one in each ear :'(. In the past, giving […]

Chocolate Mousse Mini Oreo Cheesecakes

Chocolate Mousse Mini Oreo Cheesecakes – mini cheesecakes with thick Oreo cookie crust topped with light and creamy chocolate mousse. Perhaps you thought : Oh no, here is another in a series of cheesecake recipe!!! But this ain’t just a regular cheesecake. Nope, not at all! Here’s Oreo cookie crust + cheesecake + a huge […]

BROWNIE BOTTOM COOKIE DOUGH CHEESECAKE

A fudgy bottom layer of brownie is topped with rich and silken cheesecake, then a layer of egg-less edible cookie dough is spread on the top and drizzled with melted chocolate.  This is the ULTIMATE cheesecake for the ULTIMATE dessert lover!  Brownie bottom cookie dough cheesecake deliciousness! Remember a few weeks back when I shared […]

Toasted Butter Pecan Cake

It’s one of my favorite things to experiment with new flavors and recipes, especially when it comes to cakes. When people think of layer cakes they usually think of white, yellow, and/or chocolate. Sometimes carrot or lemon come to mind. There are so many great recipes out there for different cakes. This past February I […]

CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DOUGH CAKE

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cake is made with two layers of delicious chocolate cake, and two layers of edible cookie dough then topped with ganache, frosting, and mini chocolate chip cookies! Alright, one of you needs to slap me for keeping this recipe from you for so long. I made this Chocolate Chip Cookie […]