Category Archives: Recipes

Donuts, Anyone?

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Who knew that the first Friday in June, was National Doughnut day?  Apparently, most doughnut shops give away free donuts on National Doughnut day (with the purchase of a beverage…….).  In honor of the day, here are some awesomely cool and unusual doughnut recipes.  Vanilla Bean Baked Doughnut Recipe Strawberry Rose Cream Doughnut Recipe Strawberry […]

Everything Strawberry

Summer and Strawberries go so great together.  Check out these Strawberry treats to make your summer sweeter. Strawberry Buttermilk Gelato Strawberry Smoothies Single Serving Strawberry Cheesecake White Chocolate Strawberry Ice Cream Cupcakes by Darla Nectarine & Strawberry Pops   Heavenly Filled Strawberries Strawberry Cannoli Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes Chocolate Covered Strawberries Strawberry & Chocolate Nachos Strawberry […]

Trial By Water

It isn’t that I don’t like water.  I really do, especially during a bike ride or after a workout.  It is just so boring to drink all day.  It is like white walls, sometimes they are chic, and sometimes you just need a little color in your life.  My ongoing drink of choice is black […]

Homemade Lemon-Lime Soda

Okay, so we went to the dentist and apparently rootbeer can contribute to tooth discolorations.  Not that we consume vast amounts of the substance, but the dentist recommended passing on anything dark for awhile in lieu of something light, like Sprite, so………..we are switching to ‘clear’ fizzy drinks unless I can find clear rootbeer extract.  Anyone? […]

Mashed Cauliflower

For anyone watching their carb intake, this is an excellent substitution for mashed potatoes. Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower 1 tablespoon butter, 1 tablespoon sour cream (optional) Salt and pepper to taste Chopped chives, bacon bits  (optional) Process: Rinse cauliflower under cool water. Trim florets from the base of the cauliflower. Place a steamer basket […]

Yummy New York Style Cheesecake

My favorite all purpose cookbook at the moment is ‘The America’s Test Kitchen Family Cookbook’.  My girlfriend sent me a copy as a lovely gift, and I have found that it has some wonderful recipes.  If you enjoy really rich, heavy, and dense cheesecake, this is a recipe for you.  New York Cheesecake Crust 1 1/4 cups […]