Bittersweet Chocolate Brownie with Meringue

You can’t go wrong with fudgy brownies. Fudgy brownies are my preference over cake like brownies. Slightly warmed with a little vanilla ice cream and I’m in heaven. This take on the fudgy brownie brings it to a whole new level. Twice Baked Meringue Brownie Loaf was a recipe I stumbled upon in my Bake From Scratch Magazine. The brownie loaf is made with bittersweet … Continue reading Bittersweet Chocolate Brownie with Meringue

Homemade Jalapeno Cheddar Bread

I belong to a group on Facebook called the Cook’s Cook Community Forum. I love this group! It has almost 90,000 members who post pictures of their food and baked goods, share their recipes and give lots of encouragement. One of the group members posted his picture and recipe for Jalapeno Cheddar bread and it had me practically drooling. I figured I had to make … Continue reading Homemade Jalapeno Cheddar Bread

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies

Oatmeal, Chocolate Chip, Cranberry cookies are the perfect Fall treat. My inspiration for this cookie was simple. What can I do to elevate your basic oatmeal cookie? Many of us add raisins to our oatmeal cookies, but that’s been over done. Chocolate goes well with oatmeal, but I wanted something else. Since we’re at the hight of the fall season, cranberries came to mind. Why … Continue reading Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies

French Apple Cake

French Apple Cake…the perfect dessert for the Fall season. This delicious Fall dessert is packed with juicy apples. For this French version of apple cake, Honeycrisp and Pink Lady apples are the star. These variety of apples are both sweet and tart making them an excellent addition to baking. The crumb is made from flour, sugar, and a very generous portion of butter and eggs … Continue reading French Apple Cake

Summer Vegetable Ceviche

I was at a get together recently and a friend, who happens to be vegan, brought what he called Vegan Ceviche.  This sounded interesting to me since ceviche, as I know it, is a delicious concoction of raw seafood in lime juice with onion, tomato. avocado, and cilantro. This ceviche was served in a huge bowl with tortilla chips.  I decided to give it a … Continue reading Summer Vegetable Ceviche

Blueberry Compote Over Brioche French Toast

I’ve been experimenting with breakfast lately. Typically my breakfast consists of Greek yogurt, blueberries, and a bit of granola for texture. Every now and again my husband and I like to indulge a bit and change things up. I love French Toast. Usually I add a little vanilla extract and cinnamon to my egg batter. It enhances the French Toast giving it an extra yummy … Continue reading Blueberry Compote Over Brioche French Toast