Tea Cupcakes with Honey Lemon Frosting

While I’m definitely more of a coffee person, I have come around to tea as time has gone by. One of my favorites, especially when I’m feeling under the weather, is Earl Grey – it’s a classic that I’m convinced has healing powers when mixed with honey and lemon. That gave me some inspiration for… Read More >

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes

If you’re only drinking your beer, you’re missing out! Beer is a great ingredient to use in the kitchen for desserts like this Guinness & Bailey’s ice cream, as well as more savory dishes like beef and beer chili. This time around, I turned on the oven (despite the blistering heat and humidity) and used… Read More >

Plum Upside Down Cake Recipe

Sure, we’ve all heard of pineapple upside down cake, but what about that same type of concept with a different fruit? This easy dessert recipe for plum upside down cake is traditional with a twist – the plums at the bottom cook with a caramel and the end result is a jammy plum top to… Read More >

Key Lime Cheesecake Recipe

Traditional cheesecake is a classic dessert that people always love. This Key lime cheesecake recipe has a light citrus flavor and is the perfect dessert for when things get hotter! Use fresh Key limes if you can find them. If not, plain limes will work, too. Here’s the recipe: Key Lime Cheesecake Recipe Adapted from… Read More >

How to Make Champagne Pizza

This fun pizza recipe uses champagne in both the crust and the tomato sauce. It adds a touch of elegance and delicately changes the flavor. Once it’s cooked, wash the pizza down with your favorite champagne!

Pineapple Cheesecake Bars Recipe

Pineapples naturally complement cheesecake because the tart sweetness of the fruit goes well with the creamy sweetness of the cheesecake. Instead of baking the filling into a traditional cheesecake, this recipe turns it into delicious bars, instead.

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe

Banana bread never goes out of style. However, eating the same version of banana bread all the time can get boring. This recipe gives classic banana bread a boost because it uses chocolate chips. Leave the bread as is or ice it with chocolate frosting to make it even more decadent.

Key Lime Pie Recipe

Although key limes are typically in season from June to September, there are some varieties that are available all year. If you can’t find key limes in your local grocery store, substitute by using bottled, unsweetened key lime juice. Garnish each slice of the pie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or lime or… Read More >