Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Upside Down Cake

peanut butter chocolate banana cake

  So, a French chef I am not! This year I was in charge of making the dessert for our family Easter dinner and since I just received my new cookbook Around My French Table, I decided to try something new…..I mean how hard could it be?! I cook ALL the time! I experience with […]


Easter Crafts & Cocktails

easter craft table3

  So I had this great idea a couple years back to have an “Easter Crafts and Cocktails” party, but as life would have it, the invitations were made, but never sent due to – you know – life getting in the way and it not working out; however, I haven’t let go of the […]


Chocolate Cherry Pancakes

chocolate cherry pancakes

You’re my rainbow, you’re my star, you’re my bright red cookie jar. You’re my goldfish, you’re my pie, you’re the apple of my eye. You’re my daisy, you’re my vine, you’re my own true Valentine! PrintChocolate Cherry Pancakes Prep Time: 5 minutesCook Time: 10 minutesTotal Time: 15 minutes Yield: 10-12 pancakes A festive breakfast for […]


Mint Chocolate Cheesecake

mint chocolate cheesecake

    My very favorite ice cream flavor is WITHOUT A DOUBT mint chocolate chip.  I remember as a kid going to Baskin Robbins and getting a giant waffle cone and having them fill it as full as they could and eating every bite of it!  Many years ago after I overcame my cheesecake fear, I […]


What a De”light”ful Dessert!!!

Delightful dessert

I was in the store recently stocking up for our specialty cheese addiction.  Havarti, muenster, marscapone, mozarella, gruyere, goat……not exactly heart healthy, but, boy, do we love some cheese!!  At night our amuse generally involves one of these yummy cheeses and then I try to lighten up a bit for dinner, but don’t usually move […]