dessert

  • Cravings

    You’re the Straw to my Berry

    Seeing how next month is National Strawberry Month and strawberries are in season down here, I thought it only appropriate to discuss one of my cravings.  Strawberries are a soft, red fruit studded with seeds.  Believe...
    April 28, 2016 518 0
  • Keeping It Real

    Ch, Ch, Ch, Chia

    No I am not talking about the weird little plant head we got as kids.  We can eat those little seeds to.  Chia seeds are rising in the health food industry.  They are being used everywhere...
    April 28, 2016 680 0
  • Extra Wonderful Cravings

    Hangin’ With My Peeps

    One of my family’s, all families for that matter, is making sweet treats for Easter.  In my house, they have to be kid approved and something we can make together.  Peeps are always a favorite and...
    March 24, 2016 520 0
  • Cravings

    For a Limited Time Only

    They are many candies you can only get at Easter, Cadbury Creme Eggs are the most sought after.  The luscious chocolate shell with the unknown creme that looks like egg white and yolk makes enthusiasts do...
    March 24, 2016 464 0
  • Editors Picks

    Leprechauns, Rainbows and Four-Leaf Clovers

    So, fellow moms, what do you have planned for this year’s St. Patrick’s Day? Green cookies? Green pudding? Green pancakes? Green oatmeal? Do you ever stop to wonder just how all this green stuff got started?...
    March 2, 2016 879 0
  • Entrees

    They’re Loaded

    After learning so much about Turbana and their causes, I wanted to do my part and support the company.  I headed to the store and purchased some Turbana plantains.  This was a little scary for me,...
    March 2, 2016 523 0
  • I Wanna Stay Home

    Poke Cakes are Better than WHAT?

    I have been making poke cakes since high school.  They are so dang easy and everyone will crave them after.  What is a poke cake you ask?  A poke cake is very simple, it is a...
    March 2, 2016 348 0
  • Highlight

    Bring on the Layers

    If you are wondering about the perfect gift for coworkers, neighbors, or friends…why not cookies!!!  Now you could make them yourself, or you can give them a gift of making their own.  It is so hard...
    December 3, 2015 379 0
  • Cool Recipes

    To Spritz or Not to Spritz

    Ok, keeping up with our cookie them, we cannot leave out the infamous classic, the spritz cookie.  I am, personally, not the biggest fan.  When I was a kid it seemed like you needed a gallon...
    December 3, 2015 406 0
  • Cravings

    What Time is it? It’s Snickerdoodle Time!

    During the holidays, all I ever want is a snickerdoodle.  My family loves them so much; we make them almost every weekend.  However, there is always a debate.  I love the chewy style snickerdoodles and my...
    December 3, 2015 436 0
  • Cravings

    Lookin’ Good, Pumpkin

    Okay, pumpkin spice is everywhere, I mean everywhere!  Before the lattes, chocolate chips, etc we loved our pumpkin pie.  It seemed like unless you went to Marie Callender’s, you ate pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving at that...
    November 19, 2015 382 0
  • Maybe/Maybe Not

    Eat it! We Dare Ya!

    This is totally different and very non-political – a good thing! If you have kiddos or a bestie/honey/someone-you-want-to-prank, give this a shot. It’s Earthworm Jello, and it looks freakin’ so real! Be merry, pranksters! Recipe also...
    October 23, 2015 942 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Halloween is Corny

    Candy corn has to be one of the most recognized candies during the Halloween season.  Some hate it, some love, but we all have eaten it. The yellow, orange, and white triangles will forever be a...
    October 23, 2015 444 0
  • Extra Wonderful Cravings

    It Ain’t Easy Being Green

    As our very good look would have it, the official, according to Baum and Whiteman, “nut of the year” for 2015 is the pistachio. We like. If you’ve watched the Stephen Colbert commercials – or if...
    September 18, 2015 497 0
  • Editors Picks

    More on Gluten-Free

    SFA and Mintel also have documented that 21 percent of Millennials who buy specialty foods plunk down money for gluten-free. We’ve done our homework, and we know that gluten-free is a lifestyle for people with celiac...
    September 3, 2015 779 0
  • Cravings

    The Ultimate Craving

    This just in, and film at 11: It’s not just our Men in Blue who crave donuts! Just ask the good folks at Dunkin Donuts. According to a survey published on http://www.saydaily.com/2014/07/brands-millennials-love [scroll down to find...
    August 10, 2015 783 0
  • Cravings

    Mmmmm… Brownies

    Now that we number 80 million, we Millennials are a force to be reckoned with, especially when it comes to feeding us. We want good, we want healthy (or healthier, or somewhat less unhealthy in certain...
    August 10, 2015 861 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Boozy Cupcakes

    Desserts Is Stressed Spelled Backwards Remember, it’s 5 o’clock somewhere in this big ol’ world, and Happy Hour might as well involve cupcakes wherever it is. Seriously, boozy cupcakes sound like exactly the cocktail we need...
    August 9, 2015 720 0
  • Cravings

    Close Shave(d) Ice

    We are living our dream, but for those Millennials who haven’t quite found that perfect job yet, how’s about an internship and possible franchise in the shaved ice industry? Seriously. “Kona Ice CEO Tony Lamb sympathizes...
    August 1, 2015 1386 0
  • Cravings

    Free to Be… You and Me

    So while we’re celebrating all the freedoms each and every one of us enjoys, let’s not forget the freedom of choice. We speak of the Monchie Bar and the choice of eating the whole dang thing...
    August 1, 2015 496 0