Category Archives: Desserts and Sweets

My Favorite Time of Year!

In our house, we are gearing up for one of my absolute favorite holidays, Halloween! Every year The Dude and I host a party which we call Brew-O-Ween. Food, an occasional costume, and BEER! Lots and lots of beer. This event … Continue reading

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Super Easy Almond Cake

Italians love nuts! Hazelnuts, pistachios, and almonds are right up there on my hit parade. Today, I am going to share with you one of the easiest cake recipes around. All you need is a food processor to whip this … Continue reading

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Caramel Coconut Cream Pie – Need I Say More?

I hope that everyone is enjoying their Memorial Day weekend. I know that The Dude and I are enjoying beautiful weather here in NW Indiana. I also hope that you can take a moment during this busy weekend of friends, … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Warmer Weather

The holidays are over and things are getting back to normal – whatever that means. It was a great holiday season for The Dude and I, spent with family and friends. We also had opportunities to visit some great microbreweries, … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies!

I love to bake if you haven’t guessed that already from all the dessert recipes that I post. So, you can understand why I enjoy the holidays so much. Every year I make the usual Christmas cookies. Butter cookies, Russian … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Alternative

If you live in the U.S. you are probably gearing up for the big feast this coming Thursday. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to gather with family and friends, eat more than you should, and maybe watch some football. I … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Lemons …

Make lemon blueberry layer cake! The Dude and I are heading to a party tomorrow. The annual speed boat races are being held on Lake Michigan this weekend, and our friends live right on the lake. Their deck makes for … Continue reading

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