Peach Pie with Almond Crumble

I am a pretty good cook and a pretty good baker but I would not consider myself a very good pie maker but I did volunteer to make a pie for a luncheon and this was the result.  It looks pretty good and it smelled even better but, once again, I don’t know how it … Continue reading

Candy Corn Poke Cake

Here’s a cute and easy Halloween dessert that you can throw together quickly if you’re needing a treat for tomorrow.  I took this to a neighbor so can’t show you the inside but there is a yellow cake layer and then an orange cake layer and then Cool Whip on top so ta da!  Candy … Continue reading

Bakery Style Chocolate Chip Muffins

I’m behind in my blogging and that is due to the fact that I have been working on a tv show for ABC called “Blood and Oil”.  I’ve been doing some baking and cooking on the weekends but haven’t had a chance to post until now.  It’ll take me a little while to catch up.  … Continue reading

Fresh Tomato Soup

Still trying to use up all the yummy tomatoes from my garden.  This recipe is great comfort food and was so warming on Sunday night for dinner.  It would be great with a grilled cheese sandwich.  The recipe comes from “Raising Generation Nourished”. 1/4 cup olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped 2 large carrots, chopped … Continue reading

Lemon Cake

Lemon cake for my friend Justin at work.  Can’t tell you how it tasted cause I gave him the whole cake but he did tell me that he was eating it for breakfast, lunch and dinner so it must have tasted somewhat good!  The recipe comes from “Grandma’s Desserts”. cake: 1 box lemon cake mix … Continue reading

Turtle Cheesecake Brownies

My friend Diana (who follows my blog, Hi Diana!) texted me asking if I could make some decadent brownies for the Young Women at church, two of my favorite things = baking and Young Women so of course I said YES!!!  I went looking on Pinterest (of course!) and found these beauties!  Decadent, check!  The … Continue reading

Homemade Tomato Sauce

All of the sudden I’ve got more tomatoes than I know what to do with so I went looking online and found this homemade tomato sauce recipe that you can freeze and then use in place of canned tomato sauce in recipes for soups and spaghetti sauce, etc so I’ve been making sauce like crazy … Continue reading

Sodalicious Cup Birthday Fondant Cake

A few weeks ago we made this Sodalicious Cup Birthday Cake for our friend Kevin who is one of the owners of Sodalicious (not familiar with Sodalicious, you can check it out here, my daughter Courtney is the manager of one of their shops) but what with working and vacation, I’ve just been too busy … Continue reading