Dye Frosting Naturally

Happy Easter!  I hope everyone is having a wonderful, relaxing holiday.  I am currently at the ILs getting ready for Easter dinner.  My contribution to dinner was dessert - cupcakes of course.  I started with my favorite chocolate cupcakes.  For the frosting I wanted to do something special since it was Easter.  I looked through… Continue reading Dye Frosting Naturally

Baking · Cooking

Green Food and Baileys Buttercream

Happy day after St. Patrick's Day!  Did everyone have fun last night?  A little tooo much fun maybe?  😉 Benzo and I had a quiet evening at home with lots of yummy food.  And most of it green! We started off with an appetizer of artichoke brushetta and crackers.  MIL gave us this jar of… Continue reading Green Food and Baileys Buttercream

Baking · Food · Health

Whole Wheat Pastry Flour is My New BFF

Whole wheat pastry flour and I have been flirting for a while.  I bought it in small quantities from the bulk bins and used it here and there when a recipe specifically called for it.  But I recently took our relationship to the next level.  I bought a huge bag of it and have started sneaking it into practically… Continue reading Whole Wheat Pastry Flour is My New BFF

Baking · Food

Sweets for Your Sweetie

Happy Valentine's Day! One of the neat things about Word Press is that I can see my "blog stats" a lot better.   I can see what blog posts are getting the most views and I can also see what search terms people are using to find my blog.  It seems that everyone wants to make… Continue reading Sweets for Your Sweetie


Zucchini Brownies (or Cake?)

My quest to use up my never-ending supply of zucchini and my unsatiable sweet tooth led me to this recipe for Zucchini Brownies. Zucchini Brownies 24 servings 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp salt 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs 2 cups grated zucchini 1/2… Continue reading Zucchini Brownies (or Cake?)


Cream Cheese Squares

Last Friday a coworker and I decided to make breakfast for everyone in our department. We have ovens in our office which comes in very handy for cooking in the office, as well as baking cookies in the afternoon (people seriously do that and it makes the entire office smell like cookies). Our office does… Continue reading Cream Cheese Squares