Freezing and Fonduing Strawberries, But Not Necessarily In That Order

Last night I washed and beheaded that big bowl of strawberries I picked on Sunday.  With the tops it ended up being 5 pounds 12 ounces of strawberries!  This is my first significant strawberry harvest.  I'm so pumped! I wanted to get the majority of the berries in the freezer right away because I know… Continue reading Freezing and Fonduing Strawberries, But Not Necessarily In That Order


Chocolate Covered Cheezecake

In honor of Chocolate-Covered Katie, I present to you a chocolate covered post about chocolate covered cheezecake.  Chocolate-Covered Katie has quickly become one of my favorite blogs to read.  She is such a sweet person who posts about lots of sweet eats!  And not just sweet eats but very creative sweet eats.  Like Raw Cheesecake Filling.  And not… Continue reading Chocolate Covered Cheezecake

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


Mardi Gras & Double Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Happy Mardi Gras!  In case you didn't know, today is Mardi Gras and that means Fat Tuesday in French.  I wish I had planned ahead and made something Mardi Gras-ish to post today, but alas I did not.  I do have a yummy recipe as the title of this post suggests, but first....  Have you ever… Continue reading Mardi Gras & Double Chocolate Chip Pancakes

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


Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

When I first saw this recipe in The Kind Diet, I thought "Hmm this looks good but I bet it's a pain in the rear to make" and skipped right on by. I came back to it later when it was time to do some Christmas baking and decided to take a stab at it.… Continue reading Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups


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?)