After some cooling off and thinking, the perfect recipe came to mind. In the 1960s the US was again filled with civil unrest and social unjust. Aretha Franklin with her powerful pipes took a stance and demanded, ” R-E-S-P-E-C-T…Oh( sock it to me, sock it to me)..”
I’m not sure why but most of my dessert ideas come to me at night. Maybe its the fact that my wildest fantasies are food focused. (Greedy girl at heart). One eventful evening I had an idea about combining carrot cake and bread pudding. I woke up thinking “why have I never thought ofContinue reading “Carrot Cake Bread Pudding with Cream Cheese Whiskey Glaze”
This cake was made with my Chicago memories in mind. This rich chocolate cake reminds me of those delicious chocolate cake shakes from Portillos.
Here we are in another month to celebrate. March is the perfect time to uplift and appreciate the wonderment that is women. I am very thankful to walk in the footsteps of many women giants. There are so many asterisks throughout history full of feminine energy and triumphs. Not only is it March a celebrationContinue reading “Pink Lemonade Velvet Cupcakes”
Happy 2021! I am so very excited to start fresh into a brand new year. Last year was the longest and most stressful year of my life, like I am sure it was for so many. That says a lot for someone who went to medical school and completed a residency program as well. ItContinue reading “Illuminating Lemon Cheesecake Bars”
Happy Thanksgiving!! I hope that your day is mapped out already with delicious foods from the comfort of your own home. As mentioned in my previous post, apples and Fall are synonymous to me. I’m sure most, if not all of those reading this definitely expect an apple pie featured at their Thanksgiving dessert table.Continue reading “Snowflake Apple Pie Pops”
Apples, Apples, Apples! This glorious fruit has always been a big part of Fall to me. As a child growing up in Sacramento, it was a yearly tradition to take a trek to Apple Hill every Autumn. Apple Hill is this amazing once secluded place about an hour outside the capital city that is filledContinue reading “Apple Cider Donut Bread Pudding with Salted Caramel Glaze”
Sweet potatoes have been a staple in my heritage and family celebrations for years. Why not conquer a traditional treat and add a little more soul and pizzaz.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! To me this means its Fall and I can start consuming massive amounts of pumpkin items and filling my home with the smells of such. I love everything that comes with this season. That even includes the controversial confection candy corn. Some love to love it, whileContinue reading “Candy Corn Cookies”
For those readers who don’t know I am not just a Kobe fan, I am his true number one fan. I have been celebrating August 23rd as a holiday since 1996. Usually for the Black Mamba’s birthday, I bust out my personally recorded VHS highlight tapes and spend my day reliving his career. This yearContinue reading “Happy Heavenly Birthday Kobe!”