Berry Crumb Muffin


      I had a craving for blueberry muffins yesterday morning. So I made blueberry muffins. They were absolutely scrumptious, moist and full of flavor. The crumble topping added a nice crunch to them, but I have to admit, I might forgo making it next time because the muffin … [Continue reading]

The Baker’s Almond Torte


I love almonds and almond powder and almond butter and almond milk and almond paste. So when I stumbled on this recipe a while back, I added it to my Pinterest board, For the Sweetest Life. And then, one Saturday morning, I baked it. And oh, wow! It was entirely gone by the afternoon. Not a crumb … [Continue reading]

Adam’s Marble Cake


My son came to me one morning saying, “Mom, I love vanilla cakes and I love chocolate cakes. Can we mix them?” I said, “Yes!” So we browsed the … [Continue reading]

Death by Chocolate Cake


I’ve adapted this chocolate layer cake recipe from the Williams Sonoma Bride & Groom Cookbook that my brother gave me for my wedding 7 years ago. … [Continue reading]

Pretzel Bites with Mayo-Free Honey-Mustard Dipping Sauce

Pretzel Bites

Currently I'm obsessed with Pretzel Bites. Actually, my whole household is obsessed with them. And, I don't use the term obsessed lightly. I've made … [Continue reading]



  I have been attempting (key word, attempting) to make puff pastry for the past three months now. Each time, it has been a huge failure. … [Continue reading]

The Perfect Gingerbread


The last time, I made this cake was a year ago. It’s the funny thing about spice cakes—they really taste better when snow blankets the ground and the … [Continue reading]

Blackberry Yogurt Cake

Blackberry Yogurt Cake 2

I have a confession to make. One that will probably come as no surprise when you look at the pictures. I took these photos with my iPhone because my … [Continue reading]

Black Magic Brownies


We have half a dozen brownie recipes on our website. Yet I believe there’s always space for a new one (The Milk Chocolate Brownie recipe is my … [Continue reading]

Vanilla Cloud Meringues


In Switzerland, a famous dessert is meringue with Crème de Gruyere (which is not cheese but a sort of double cream). It’s amazing. The sweetness and … [Continue reading]