total posts: 21
Piñata cake. The first slice of this cake reveals a surprise of small treats inside. Perfect for a child's birthday party or other themed celebrations.
Chowder in a bowl, inspired by a trip to Old Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey Bay, CA.
Candy corn cake pops. Fun to look at, delicious to eat.
Pumpkin whoopie pies; the first of many fall desserts at our household using pumpkin! (link to recipe)
Malasadas -- the quick, easy version, using store-bought biscuit. These balls of dough are deep fried and rolled in sugar.
Fig Tarts (served with Brown Sugar Mascarpone)
Guinness Chocolate Cake. My failed attempt at making Katie Quinn Davies' recipe, but still pretty enough for photos. Link to Katie's recipe.
Mango Cake: homage to the place where I first tasted mango (Hawaii).
Peanut Butter Pie for Mikey.
here's a cake that looks like a cheeseburger but is all chocolate goodness! perfect for a summer party, or a little boy's birthday. (no recipe)
cherry clafoutis is all over the food blogosphere. i made my first and it really is as simple and delicious as everyone says.
mini cheesecakes make great individual portions for dessert, and can be served with a variety of toppings such as berry jams or cooked apples.
Chili, a sweeter version (cinnamon is one of the spices in the recipe).
this is a brookster, which is a chocolate chip cookie baked on top of a brownie. simply decadent. brookster mix from a well-known retailer. (no recipe)
mint oreo milkshakes. just as good (if not better) as eating those famous cookies dunked in milk.
my mom made the best leche flan (or just flan, a vanilla custard with a caramelized topping). use small ramekins for delicious single servings.
easy grilled peaches with vanilla bean ice cream. heavenly.
fresh fig cake. double fig deliciousness with chopped figs in the cake and as an "icing"
banana bread with a twist... caramel and hazelnut in the mix.
minty watermelon salad. perfect for summer.
pan-fried shrimp dumplings