Green Mountain Fair Trade Island Coconut Coffee Cake


You all know that recently I went home to Texas to be with my dad and family while he underwent open heart surgery. I'll tell you, nothing makes you want to bake for others more than (stress) and sheer gratitude for the care they're giving your sick ... [ Read More ]

Keurig K-Cup Ambassador: Barista Prima Coffeehouse


There's not much my husband likes better than tiramisu. I don't know what it is... the silky mascarpone, the decadent coffee and rum (or wine), or the chocolate. Or maybe it's how they all sing together in perfect dessert harmony. One thing's for sure, ... [ Read More ]

Fair Trade Gingerbread Whoopie Pies & Giveaway


Today I bring to you my last recipe of 2012 for Green Mountain Coffee. It features one of my favorite holiday flavors, Fair Trade Gingerbread Coffee. I don't know what took me so long to try my hand at whoopie pies, but I watched with envy as my fellow food ... [ Read More ]

Kitchen Play: Play UP Dessert with OREO


I posted these scrumptious Neapolitan Oreo Brownies just after Sandy hit, when I was clearly eating my feelings at having no power. But now I have a happier reason to re-post them. OREO and Kitchen Play have come together to encourage folks to PLAY UP ... [ Read More ]

“Apple of Your Eye” Apple Cider Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting


One of the greatest gifts that has come from being a food blogger is the wonderful number of absolutely lovely people I now call friend. Kristan from Confessions of a Cookbook Queen is one of those friends. My favorite thing about Kristan is her ... [ Read More ]

Cinema Smart Cookies


Sometimes recipe development is just fun. One of the things I enjoy most? Creating a recipe for a contest. I've come to learn about myself as I get older that I excel when I have a deadline and tight constraints on a project. Whether it's a work project or a ... [ Read More ]