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Sinfully The Best

My friend Sue came to visit me this week hailing all the way from Steveston. If you have never been there it is most certainly worth the trip. They have the sweetest little downtown filled with shops, cafes, restaurants and …


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Mint Whipped Cream

Ingredients 1/4 cup sugar 2 packed cups fresh mint leaves and stems, coarsely chopped, plus sprigs for garnish 1 cup heavy cream     Directions Make syrup: In a medium saucepan over medium heat, bring sugar, mint, and 2 tablespoons …


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Lemon Curd

  Lemon Curd Recipe 3 large eggs 3/4 cup granulated white sugar 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice (2-3 lemons) use real lemons only and strain out the pulp. 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 tablespoon (4 grams) finely …


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Trifling with Strawberry and Lemon

Tonight we had our friendly neighbors from…well….our neighborhood over for a BBQ. I decided to make trifle. I genuinely have fun making trifle because I don’t believe there are any rules other than layering a bunch of stuff you love …


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Just For The Munchies

Nothing satisfies my craving like a salty sweet taste treat. It recently occurred to me that I have never blogged about this yumminess that I make because I thought it was a little too simply, easy, *gasp* unsophisticated. Not anymore …


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Claire’s Cake Pops

Okay, I know.  It has been way too long since i have posted.  I don’t have a good excuse.  I have been working as a private chef so I am practically cooking everyday, but I have yet to strike a …


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Lemon Strawberry Cake

There is no better flavor combination for me than lemons and strawberries, especially in summertime when the strawberries are in season.  My daughter Claire and I decided to make a layer cake with lemon filling, lemon cake and yummy local …


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Dribble Monster Cupcakes

My little cupcake queen has made yet again some delightful cupcakes.  I love these especially because they are easy to make with small kids and allows them to really get in there with their hands and creativity.  Again, the fun …