Pina Colada Fudge

pina colada fudge

Pina Colada happens to be my all-time favorite drink.  A thick and refreshing adult beverage with pineapple juice, coconut and rum.  So, when I came upon the recipe for pina colada fudge, I just had to try it and it doesn’t disappoint.                 […] Read more »

Kahlua Fudge Cheesecake Brownies


These Kahlua Fudge Cheesecake Brownies are awesome, but then I love Kahlua and chocolate.  Many a weekend morning I started the day with Kahlua in my coffee, but not much anymore. This recipe is easy to make and worthy of your favorite guests. Kahlua Fudge Cheesecake Brownies Author: Marcia Ingredients Brownie […] Read more »

Lavender Syrup


  I love cooking with lavender.  Lavender syrup is great for making cocktails, soda, candy and lots of other things limited only by your creativity and imagination.  Here’s a very simple recipe for lavender syrup. Lavender Syrup Cuisine: French Author: Marcia Prep time: 2 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: […] Read more »

Guinness Chocolate Cheesecake

Chocolate Guinness Cheesecake

Eating this cheesecake is like having a slice of heaven for the Guinness and chocolate lover. Guinness Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe Type: Desserts Author: Marcia Prep time: 20 mins Cook time: 2 hours Total time: 2 hours 20 mins Serves: 12 Ingredients 1 cup graham cracker crumbs 2 tablespoons cocoa powder […] Read more »

Best Ever Crab Cakes

best ever crab cakes

  I love crab cakes but rarely order them in a restaurant because I’m a crab cake “snob” .  Depending on your local area, crab can be an expensive ingredient, so, many restaurants will add a lot of filler; stuff like dried bread crumbs, bell pepper and overpowering spices.  This recipe has […] Read more »

Spicy Honey-Glazed Bacon

Spicy Honey Glazed Bacon

Who doesn’t love bacon? There’s a growing trend toward anything bacon. I even know a few professed vegetarians who make an exception for this smokey meat product. This recipe is meant to be an appetizer, but for some of us, it could also be dessert! Spicy Honey-Glazed Bacon Recipe Type: […] Read more »

Triple Chocolate Scones

Triple Chocolate scones

Anything that’s labeled “triple chocolate” automatically grabs my interest.  These scones feature chocolate chips studded throughout a tender, just-sweet-enough chocolate scone; the rich chocolate glaze makes this a triple chocolate treat. I’m a sucker for scones. There’s a wonderful little candy shop/bakery in our town that makes awesome stuff. Whenever […] Read more »

Shoo Fly Cake Recipe

shoo fly cake

If you’re looking for a fabulous shoo fly cake recipe…here it is! Living in the heart of Amish country has its advantages. A large majority of Amish are farmers, so that means there’s a lot of beautiful farm country around. When I was young, I didn’t really appreciate the beauty […] Read more »

Coffee-Rubbed Cheeseburgers with Barbecue Sauce

coffee rubbed cheeseburger

PrintCoffee-Rubbed Cheeseburgers with Barbecue Sauce Yield: 8 burgers IngredientsCoffee rub: 1 tablespoon freshly ground coffee 2 teaspoons (packed) golden brown sugar 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt Burgers: 8 slices applewood-smoked bacon 1 pound ground chuck (preferably […] Read more »