Sweet Treats for the 4th of July

22 Sweet Treats for Fourth of July

During the holidays, I love to have festive snack foods. The more festive the foods, the easier it is for us to get caught up in the holiday spirit. This year will be different because of the global pandemic that’s affecting all of our lives, so I have collected recipes for snack foods to serve at your Fourth of July celebration. Check out these amazing treats. Lemon Mascarpone Doughnuts Why not begin the day with some homemade doughnuts paired with fresh berries for a patriotic breakfast treat? Red, White, and Blue Strawberries Dipped strawberries are perfect any time of year, […]

Cake Mix Cookies allow you to make more cookies in less time

Edible Christmas Gifts

Christmas is heralded as the most wonderful time of the year. Unfortunately, many of us become stressed because we feel the need to give gifts to so many people outside of our immediate family. Trying to find a relevant gift that the person will appreciate without ruining your Christmas budget can be stressful. There’s a simple solution–Food Gifts. I know that someone just rolled their eyes at me for this recommendation, or maybe I’m just looking at Sue Chef who would be a gold medalist if eye rolling was an Olympic sport. Let’s look at some of the common objections […]

Easter Desserts

Easter Desserts

It’s almost Easter, and I suspect that many of you, like me, have been searching Pinterest for the sure way to impress your family and friends with the perfect Easter dinner. Your hopes are high, and your stress levels are even higher, as you choose your menu and select a tablescape. You’ve decided that you will hand paint the Easter eggs for a more striking center piece. You’ll pass around a tray of French macarons in assorted colors after the meal, but there’s just one problem. You can’t paint, and the last time you made macarons, the egg whites deflated […]

chocolate chip cake mix cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies As Easy As 1-2-3

The holiday season is upon us and for my family that means there is usually some expectation that I will bake cookies for some member of my household to take to school, work, or a party somewhere.   With a busy work schedule, the task of making cookies can sometimes be overwhelming, and I don’t want to run to the store to buy that expensive pre-made cookie dough.  Instead, I have a simpler and less expensive solution–The Cake Mix Cookie. To make the Cake Mix Cookie you need to remember a simple math problem: 1 +2 _______ 3  Do you remember […]