The peach truck

The peach truck

Summertime means peaches! Yes, for a short period every summer we are able to get some of the best peaches grown in the United States. That’s the way it’s supposed to be. What often happens is a different story. Peaches don’t grow where I live in the Midwest and due...
White Chocolate Cherry Cake

White Chocolate Cherry Cake

Today I made a White Chocolate Cherry Cake. It’s a simple but delicous cake, good for breakfast accompanied by a steaming cup of cherry flavored coffee. I like to use fresh Door County cherries this time of year and buy frozen cherries for baking later in the winter....
MY FAVORITE COOKBOOKS…

MY FAVORITE COOKBOOKS…

A FEW OF MY FAVORITE COOKBOOKS… ME! And, I am betting, many of you! For many years I’ve been collecting cookbooks. I mean, who collects cookbooks, right? I can’t resist when I see a cookbook that is full of photos of delicious looking food (pastries) and has a...
4th of July  Cake

4th of July Cake

Celebrate the 4th of July with single layer cake frosted with cream cheese frosting and lots of red and blue berries. I used raspberries for the “red” but you can substitute strawberries if you like. In season blueberries are delicious throughout the batter and on top...
Ridiculously Chocolate Cupcakes

Ridiculously Chocolate Cupcakes

Ridiculously moist and chocolatey, thanks to the addition of beer, these cupcakes are perfect for Dad on Father’s Day or any day of the year. Serve with a dusting of powdered sugar or with my grown-up chocolate frosting. Adding espresso powder to the batter and...
Strawberry delights

Strawberry delights

Summer time means strawberries! Whether fresh or frozen, strawberries are appreciated around the world for their juicy sweet flavor and bright red color. They are also loaded with vitamines and antioxidants making them a healthy part of any meal. I love using...