Posts filed under: Sweet Stuff

That’s Good Leche

For family dinners, my sister-in-law and I generally trade off responsibility for either pupus (appetizers) or dessert. Someone usually prefers handling one to the other for one reason or another. I got to pick last time, so my SIL handed off dessert duty to me for Father’s Day Dinner. Wisdom... Read More

Cherry, Baby

When I took one of these mini cakes in to Shake’s office to share with his co-workers, one of them asked me, “What inspired you to make these?” I was sort of stumped. I’d come across a stunningly beautiful photo on Pinterest that led me to the base recipe, but... Read More

Apple Core?

This is not an instrument of torture. On the contrary, it actually saves me quite a lot of pain and suffering during holiday baking seasons when I decide to make my famous-in-my-own-head French Apple Pie/Tarts. I don’t make them every year, but perhaps now that I’ve started this blog, I’ll... Read More

Two Cheesecake Weekend

This past weekend, we had two dinners to go to for which I was responsible for dessert. Actually, I volunteered for dessert duty since I figured that I could make something in a double batch and simplify my life. Mission sort-of accomplished. As much as we love our local, small... Read More

Strawberry Shortcake, Huckleberry Pie

When I was a kid, I was obsessed with Strawberry Shortcake. I had a Strawberry Shortcake dress my mom made me, a Strawberry Shortcake sleeping bag for school naptime, Strawberry Shortcake board games, Strawberry Shortcake lotions and nail polish and, of course, little smelly Strawberry Shortcake dolls. But I don’t... Read More