Award-Winning German Chocolate “Cake” Sandwich Cookies

Award Winning German Chocolate Cake Sandwich Cookies

I think I need a new career. Anybody want to hire a recipe developer (with multimedia degree and can do food photography)? So far in my life, I entered three contests and won all three. Two of them I didn’t even test. That’s what they do on The Next Iron Chef, right? Anyway, these German […]

Apple Turnovers

Apple Turnovers

Dear Pie Crust, It’s not me; it’s you. I have tried for years to love you. To appreciate your flaky, buttery crust fresh from the oven. Everybody raves about you no matter the season – pecan and pumpkin when the leaves are falling, hearty stick-to-your-ribs pot pie when it’s too cold to venture outside, fresh […]

German Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies

German Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies from

We are halfway through #icecreamweek already! To be honest, I didn’t think I was going to make it this far. You see, people have been trying to ruin #icecreamweek. I bought a shiny new ice cream scoop over the weekend, but the cashier never put it in my bag (seriously 4 items, that’s all I […]

Happy Birthday Cupcake Round-Up


In case you haven’t heard, right now I’m at the Grand Canyon for vacation. It also just so happens to be my birthday today. I didn’t actually plan to be gone for my birthday, but because of scheduling, this was the best week to go.* Normally, I’d have a cake recipe for you, but you […]

Lemon Buttermilk Mum Cupcakes


Happy Mother’s Day to those who are considered moms in someone’s life! I tried to get Murray to bring me breakfast, but he ate the bacon. Every year, I make my mom dinner and dessert rather than wasting time and money at a restaurant. Later today I will be making wonton soup and devil’s food […]