Tag Archives: Sugar

Feeding the Bees

In the spring before the flowers start to open and in the fall when the flowers are closing for the season, you have to feed your bees.  Yep, I feed my bees, Liz feeds her bees.  If you are a beekeeper most likely this time of year you have purchased a big bag of sugar […]

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White Peach Cupcakes with Brown Sugar Frosting

I have to tell you these are the best cupcakes I have ever made.  I think its the icing that allows me to make this statement, but the cake part is perfectly flavored and moist, so its not a chump!  YOU MUST MAKE THESE IMMEDIATELY!  I promise you, you will thank me!  Jim and I […]

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White Cherry Cupcake with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

Labor Day is an American federal holiday observed on the first Monday in September  that celebrates the economic and social contributions of workers. Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. It also symbolizes the end of summer for many Americans, and is celebrated with parties, parades and athletic events But […]

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Dirty Peanut Butter Chocolate Mini-Cupcakes

A week ago I competed in a race named “Mudathalon”.  A three mile race with 40 obstacles through the mud.  Me, my hubby, Jacob and a handful of friends all enjoyed getting thoroughly and disgustingly muddy!  I know it doesn’t sound fun, but it was.  Imagine rappelling ropes draped over ridges into muddy streams, a […]

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Anisette Italian Cookies

My in laws moved to Cleveland many years ago and when we would go and visit over the holidays my father-n-law would always pick up a platter from the local italian bakery with an assortment of italian cookies.  It didn’t take long for him to figure out which type was my favorite and would order […]

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Peach Slush Martini

Here is a yummy and fun way to use up your peaches for a Saturday Night Cocktail!!   Thyme-Infused Brown Sugar Simple Syrup 1 cup packed brown sugar 4 small stems of thyme 1 cup water Peach Mix 3-4 medium peaches, peeled and pited 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups peach nectar 4-6 teaspoons simple […]

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Peach Pocket Pies

This dough recipe is the best!  You can make these pocket pies with any pie ingredients that tickle your fancy.  I choose peaches because they are showing up at the farmers market and mine are slowly ripening on my trees.  Plus Peaches are one of my favorite summer fruits, I love they way they smell and […]

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Mixed Berry & White Chocolate Chip Muffins

This muffin is delicious!  If you like white chocolate, I guarantee it will become one of your favorites.  This made 18 medium muffins, but you could load up a 12 tin and make large muffins.  This is also a great muffin to freeze and pull out when you need, or WANT it! 🙂 2 cups […]

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4th of July M&M Chocolate Cookie Bars

This is a great dessert to take to your 4th of July Cookout, for the adults and kids.  Beware with 1 cup of brown sugar these little devils are addictive!! 2 cups plus 2 Tbsp flour ½ tsp salt ½ tsp baking soda 12 Tbsp unsalted butter butter, melted and cooled slightly 1 cup light […]

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Yellow Cupcake with Chocolate Frosting

This is a simple cupcake recipe that everyone will enjoy! Cupcake: 1 1/2 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup sugar 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled 2/3 cup buttermilk Frosting: 1 bag milk chocolate chips […]

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