Monday, August 9, 2010

happy birthday momma!

lemon meringue cake!!
per momma's request...
she loved it!
hope you had a wonderful bday momma!! i love you!

heirloom tomatoes make quite a tastee pizza sauce...
thank you anna for your tomatoes!!!! I loved 'em!
mozzarella pizza.

Saturday, July 31, 2010

bebe cakes.

french vanilla bean cupcakes
+vanilla buttercream +cherries
+baby audrey = perfection...

thanks to audrey's mom & dad for my newest cupcake model...

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

cakes. cakes. and more cakes...

fresh lemon cake
+ tangy syrup filling
+ merengue frosting
+ candied lemons
= the ultimate limoncello cake...

Thursday, June 24, 2010

craving chocolat?

so, i've been getting an itch to back something all week,
had my eye of anything chocolat' of course...
so here is what we enjoyed this fine thursday nite!
rich chocolate cake with a tangy chocolate frosting,
sprinkled with slivered almonds...

Monday, June 21, 2010

did you say s'more??

my new love... s'more nachos.
a little monday night sweet treat never hurt anybody...
they are so simple to make and are so tasty to eat!!

Saturday, May 29, 2010

coco dono...

nothin like a little homemade chocolate cake donut...
with some vanilla ice cream on a Sabbath afternoon :)

Thursday, May 20, 2010

happy birthday carli!!

whippin' up a batch of birthday cupcakes!
super moist chocolatey deliciousness...
practicing new flavors and toppings :)

cookies n creme. enjoy!

Sunday, May 16, 2010

cookie nite.

peanut butter cups :)

Thursday, May 13, 2010

the guilty pleasure cake.

german chocolate cake...
caramel creme sauce...for drizzling...
topped with whipped cream & crushed heath bar...

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

eat cake.

a touch of yellow can brighten your day :)

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

pumpkin in may?

believe it or not pumpkin puree
is impossible to find in may...
searched high and lo :)
all said and done this project
was successful and delicious...
worth the wait.
(p.s. vons carries it on & off year round,
luck was on my side this time!!)

pumpkin cakes.
whipping up cream cheese frosting,
p.s. don't know how i'd live with out my kitchen aid mixer...

frosted and sprinkled with a little tlc. enjoy!

cozy afternoons.

dark chocolat covered strawberries
a cup o' french pressed coffee
fresh cut flowers
tuesday afternoon bliss...

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

french macaroons.

ok peeps, i know its been a while since my last post.
but after finally settling into my new kitch,
here is my first batch of french macaroons...ever...

baking to perfection...
vanilla bean with lemon marscapone cream. Mmmmm. Mmmm..
vanilla bean with dark chocolate ganache.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

i love color

had a wonderful day with the fam...
thank you jenni for hosting yet another wonderful brunch.
a few snapshots of our day...

centerpiece created by j.
vanilla bean cake with yummy buttercream frosting
carrot cake with homemade cream cheese frosting
all topped with cadburry chocolate eggs and coconut...

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

a few tasteee treats from sf.

miette patisserie. french macarons...

market bar. apple cinnamon crepes with marscapone filling..

Tuesday, March 2, 2010


i recently became a fan of cake donuts and the urge to make them delicious & homemade... (have a gut feeling they will soon be the new cupcake...) and tonight i have mastered the vanilla cake donut, baked....not fried... which means you can eat and be merry... and yes, guilt free :) recipe found via family circle mag...

Sunday, February 28, 2010

a muffin kind of sunday.

i woke up this mornin' feeling like eating some sort of pastry with my coffee... searched high and low for a banana nut muffin recipe... and here it went...
no mixer necessary...

pop 'em in for twenty min and...

Saturday, February 20, 2010

cookie monsters.

one cozy saturday night...tonight :) with the help of my ladies, we whipped up delicious melt in your mouth walnut chocolate chip cookies. perfect with a chilled glass of milk! delish!
all said and done we were satisfied.

Friday, February 19, 2010

coconut anyone?

this recipe turned out so delish, everyone agreed! light and fluffy like an angel food cake... but coconut of course! frosted and filled with a fluffy coconut meringue... & topped with sweet coconut flakes. enjoy!