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Grapefruit Pound Cake

By On November 12, 2015

I love Texas citrus. Grapefruits and oranges that come from the Rio Grande Valley are succulent, sweet and juicy. I have been drinking an orange or grapefruit for breakfast for the past… Read More


Chocolate Mousse

By On January 23, 2015

In a hurry? Who isn’t. This is Nigella‘s instant chocolate mousse recipe and it is super delicious. It comes together quickly and has a creamy texture. I added toasted pecans, but I… Read More


Strawberry Pie

By On July 10, 2014

Do you post pictures on Facebook for throw-back Thursday? Well, this pie is a throw-back to the ’80’s. My beautiful mom used to make this pie all the time with Pillsbury pie… Read More


Blueberry & Peach Crisp

By On May 5, 2014

This delicious, fast and easy dessert is adapted from Melissa Clark‘s, Mixed Berry Crunch that I saw in the New York Times in 2008 and I have been making it ever since.… Read More


Strawberry Pavlova

By On April 20, 2014

This is a sexy, juicy, wet and creamy dessert adapted from Nigella Lawson, goddess of meringues. Top it with raspberries at Christmas, strawberries in the summer, really any fruit that you love.… Read More



By On December 24, 2013

Happy Holidays! What a sexy, decadent and lovely little ball to have around during the toasts this season. These go very well with champagne. They are so easy to make and you… Read More


Spritz Cookies

By On December 22, 2013

Remember the cookie gun? 1960’s?? This was my moms and she always made Christmas cookies with it. I thought I would make some this year and it was a lot of fun.… Read More


Happy Birthday Dashiell!

By On September 25, 2009

Today is the 16th birthday of my beautiful, talented, smart and wonderful son, Dashiell. He loves chocolate so I wanted to bake a cake for him made with chocolate and lots of… Read More