Ah, rhubarb. It’s so wonderfully weird. With its ruby red and green stalks, rhubarb is one of the earliest fruits in season – sprouting up as early as mid-May. And if you have space in your backyard, it’s also one of the easiest plants to grow (and thankfully one of the hardest ones to kill… CONTINUE READING »
Posts Tagged: Absolutely Almond Pound Cake
May is a month filled with celebrations … starting this weekend with Mother’s Day! Plus, graduations and confirmations are marked on everybody’s calendars. Food always helps bring people together on these special occasions, which is part of the reason I love them so much. (Of course, I enjoy spending time with my loved ones, too …… CONTINUE READING »
This year, I’m gonna lose those 10 pounds. I have a plan, and it starts with pound cake. No, really! The Lightened Almond Pound Cake Trifle has applesauce, sugar-free pudding, skim milk and berries (a super food!) – so this recipe is really dreamy in a goal-oriented kind of way … the perfect way to start the year!
I’m not big into Christmas baking, but I do love sweets. Luckily, these cookies are super easy to make, and the little dollop of fruit spread makes them extra pretty. One more thing checked off the list!
‘Tis the season to get in touch with your inner Home-Ecky Becky and bake! This is a persona I rarely visit – I love to cook, but baking is not my strength. So imagine my surprise when I was able to successfully make these fabulous, chocolate-dipped almond cookies!
A couple months ago when I was on vacation in Florida I fell in love with coconut pineapple ice cream. It was so delicious I knew I had to come up with a recipe using the ice cream. So here it is, but beware – you won’t be able to eat just one piece, and your guests will rave about it.
As a wife and mother of three active kids I’m always looking for ways to increase family time. Often times during summer evening meal preparation my husband and kids are outside grilling and I’m in the kitchen baking dessert.
Remember lemonade stands? I know I dragged the card table to the corner several times a summer to make some extra cash (I no longer remember what I did with my riches). And there’s something about lemonade that just makes summer feel relaxed and free. Read More»