Category Archives: Dessert

Strawberry Shortcake

I remember waiting and waiting for the first strawberries of the summer when I was a child. It seemed like forever before they arrived. But once they did, joyfully, there was an abundance! I spent many a summer morning eating … Continue reading

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Whipped Cream

Nothing can replace the taste of freshly whipped cream. The recipe is so easy and the results so luscious, there’s no reason not to try it yourself. Your family and friends will definitely thank you for it! Tweet

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Shortcake Biscuits

These shortcake biscuits are simple, slightly sweetened, cream biscuits. Very easy to make, they are a perfect base for strawberry shortcake. They do a great job of soaking up the lovely strawberry juices yet manage to hold their shape. Tweet

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Simple, Delicious Strawberry Sauce

The taste of this simple sauce of slightly sweetened, fresh strawberries transports me back to my childhood summers. In my memories, the berries are just picked and still sandy, the air is warm and humid, and my friends and I are … Continue reading

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Chocolate Coconut Bon Bons

On Monday I had the pleasure of being a judge at the 6th annual K&L Gates Cook-Off/ Bake-Off. This was a friendly, in-house cooking competition organized by the Diversity Committee at K&L with four categories for the dishes: appetizers, entrées, desserts, and … Continue reading

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Snow Ice Cream

I know this is an odd post for April, but we had our biggest snowstorm of the season last week. It was the first time this winter that we could make snow ice cream, a childhood favorite of mine. My … Continue reading

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Italian Prune Plum Clafouti

Last weekend I found Italian prune plums at my local farm market. The grower told me they were the last of the season. I was so happy I hadn’t missed the season entirely! A simple plum clafouti is one of my favorite ways … Continue reading

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Cut-Out Christmas Cookies

Growing up, my family made only one kind of cookie at Christmas time: cut-out Christmas cookies. MM and I continue the tradition today. This year, by the time we’re done, we’ll have made five batches to eat and give away. Our list of friends and … Continue reading

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