Bake a Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake for Mother’s Day!

Cookie cakes ingeniously merge two favorite desserts – cake and cookies. Denser than a regular cake and fluffier than a cookie, this dessert is a real crowd pleaser! Does your mother love chocolate chip cookies? If so, why not make one of these as a gift for her on Mother’s Day? The cookie cake recipe… Read More >

Salsa Cheesecake Recipe for Cinco de Mayo

Salsa Cheesecake Recipe for Cinco de Mayo Even though Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday, people in the United States have adopted it, too. For Mexican nationals, it’s a day that commemorates the Mexican victory at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. In the United States, the holiday has taken on a… Read More >

8 Baking Mistakes to Avoid

Do you find baking to be frustrating? It can be, especially if you keep making the same mistakes over and over again. It’s enough to prevent anyone from trying again! Well, the good news is that these problems are totally preventable. Here are some of the most common baking mistakes to avoid:

5 Fruit Dishes to Bring to Easter Brunch

One of the things I look forward to the most during Easter is the abundance of fresh fruit. Easter usually falls around the time when the first of the year’s in-season fruit makes its way to the markets. This year, I plan to bring one of these delicious fruit dishes to Easter brunch. I know… Read More >

Making Orange Carrot Shaped Cheesecake for Easter

Even though I know I can always make a classic cheesecake as an Easter dessert, it’s much more fun to make them carrot shaped! This recipe uses carrot juice and orange juice to impart the natural orange coloring. The sweetness from the juices compliments the cream cheese very nicely. When selecting a pan, be sure… Read More >

Saint Patrick’s Day Cheesecake Recipe

Saint Patrick’s Day is a chance for us all to honor the Irish culture. So, we wear green, eat corned beef and cabbage, and drink Irish beer. Why not serve cheesecake this year? It’s a definite crowd pleaser and with some modifications, you can make it look festive and ready for the party!

Beat Cabin Fever With These Tropical Cheesecake Combinations

As the winter drags on, it is easy to feel cooped up. While the only real cure is to wait patiently for the warmer weather to come, one thing that can help is to be surrounded with reminders of warmer places. What better way to do this than to eat foods that come from tropical… Read More >

History of Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet experienced an explosion of popularity in the last few years. Besides the namesake cake, Red Velvet is now available in cupcake form along with pancakes, cookies, ice cream, and even lattes! The cake has gained popularity in the 20th century, but its roots stretch further back. Like with many recipes, the Red Velvet… Read More >