Juneteenth in the Black community historically has been a time for celebration. This special day has served as a community monument of freedom. For Black people in the US, Juneteenth has been a long standing tradition. I remember as a child going to parades, festivals, and of course celebrating with delicious dishes of food. ThisContinue reading “Happy Juneteenth & Black Music Month”
The season of fall definitely comes with a variety of sweet treats. Besides everything pumpkin spice and an array of apple confections, let’s not forget the abundance of candy that comes with Halloween. As an adult, I have thoroughly enjoyed buying all my favorite candies to pass out to the kiddies on October 31st. IContinue reading “Chocolate Hangover Cake”
What a wonderful opportunity to share a classic recipe that is sentimental and also great for school time or anytime.
I can’t believe we are half way into this year already. It’s the month of June, which is full of celebrations! To name a few of my favorites there’s National Hug Your Cat day, National Donut Day, Juneteenth, Black Music month and of course Pride month. I recently returned from vacation at the end ofContinue reading “Pride Mocha Donuts”
This cake was made with my Chicago memories in mind. This rich chocolate cake reminds me of those delicious chocolate cake shakes from Portillos.
Happy Saturday and Halloween! It has been a busy week indeed. On Wednesday I was celebrating National Chocolate Day, which everyone should partake of. I decided that I wanted make my own chocolates this year since I knew I wouldn’t be buying any to pass out to trick or treaters. I thought this would beContinue reading “National Chocolate Day/ Happy Halloween!”
Happy Sunday and National Chocolate Cupcake Day! I’m not sure who decided to make up these official food holidays but my tastebuds appreciate every bit of it. I’m so glad this holiday takes place during my favorite season. I thought that this was the best time to perfect my chocolate cupcake recipe and decorate withContinue reading “National Chocolate Cupcake Day!”
Cake 2 cups packed brown sugar 3/4 cup vegetable oil 3 eggs 2 2/3 cups flour 2 1/4 teaspoons baking powder 2 1/4 teaspoons baking soda 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 tsp of cinnamon 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups milk 1 1/2Continue reading “Cinnamon Vanilla Hot Chocolate Cake”
For Doctor’s Day this year our hospital was kind enough to give all the physicians baskets filled with fruit and nuts. I’m not sure if this was some sort of inside joke being that I work in California but I enjoyed it just the same. Inside the basket there was one item inContinue reading “Peaches and Cream cookies”
Filling 2- 8oz packages of cream cheese (room temp.) 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup raspberry curd plus 3 tbsp, separated 2 whole eggs, plus 2 eggs yolks Crust 1 1/4 cup all purpose flour pinch of salt 1/2 of unsalted butter, room temp 3/4 cup of packed light brown sugar 1 large egg, roomContinue reading “White Chocolate Raspberry cheesecakes”