Light and Summery Lemon Trifle

Here is the Lemon Trifle that I made for Bunco, it was so light and sweet and tasty, perfect for a summer outdoor party. 1 lemon cake, your choice, store bought or homemade, this is the one I used 2 small boxes lemon pudding mix plus milk to make pudding 1 pint whipping cream 2 … Continue reading

Lemon Bundt Cake

Bunco was at my house last night and I decided to make a Lemon Trifle for dessert and so I was just going to buy a lemon cake at the store to use in the trifle but then I thought why on earth would you buy a cake, little miss cake maker?  So then I … Continue reading

Chocolate Strawberry Waffle Cake

Book group at my house last night out on the patio to discuss “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr, the 2015 Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction, not a bad read you should check it out but I digress, from the food!  Decided to make this little piece of heaven which was outstanding!  … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Waffle Cookies

Courtney and Jaren were over for dinner last night so I thought I’d whip up a little treat.  There was a bit of a learning curve with this one so I’ll pass on my mistakes so that if you make these, they’ll turn out better than mine.  First of all, don’t use a Belgian Waffle … Continue reading

Lemon Tea Cup Cupcakes

OK, how cute are these?  The daughter’s of a neighbor of mine are throwing her a surprise birthday tea party today and when I heard that, I remembered that I had these adorable silicone tea cups that you can actually bake a cupcake in so I called and asked if I could bring them to … Continue reading

Caprese Flatbread

Here is my new favorite go to lunch or dinner, it is delicious!  You could mix it up into any combination you like.  You could use up the leftovers in the fridge.  The possibilities are endless!  I’ll calm down now. mini Naan flatbread (I get mine at Costco) olive oil shredded Mozzarella cheese tomato fresh … Continue reading

Strawberry Lemonade Cake

Here is Bob’s birthday cake which was the perfect summery cake.  Just a warning that the flavored whipping cream is really tart so if you don’t like tart then I would suggest cutting down on the flavoring.  The recipe comes from “Lolly Jane”. 1 lemon cake mix 1 small box lemon pudding mix 4 eggs … Continue reading

Baked Lemon Salmon

Yesterday was Bob’s birthday so last night we had a little family Minion birthday party.  What you’re looking at here is his birthday dinner – Baked Lemon Salmon, Lemon Rice, sauteed veggies and fougasse!  It was all delicious!  The salmon recipe came from “Cooking Classy”. Baked Lemon Salmon 4 (6 oz each) salmon fillets 2 … Continue reading

Chewy Toffee Bars

Look at those gooey squares of goodness, just look at them!  YUM!  Butter, brown sugar, toffee bits – what more could a person want?  These little bites of heaven are courtesy of the Food Network. 1 1/2 sticks (12 tablespoons) butter 2 1/4 cups packed brown sugar 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder pinch … Continue reading