My hope is to inspire you to be fearless in the kitchen, to try new things, to take the time to make things the homemade way and most importantly, to have fun doing it!

Witches’ Finger Cookies Cooking View
Witches’ Finger Cookies

These are not your mama’s lady fingers.  No, not the delicate sponge cookies used to make fancy desserts like charlottes and tiramisu.  These are cookies that look like severed fingers. … Read More

Oatmeal Snack Cake Cooking View
Oatmeal Snack Cake

As you know, I make a lot of layer cakes.  They are so much fun for me, and I spend plenty of time dreaming up new combinations of cakes, fillings, … Read More

Harvest Apple and Spinach Salad Cooking View
Harvest Apple and Spinach Salad

As much as I enjoy a well composed salad in a restaurant, it’s not often I take the time to make them at home.  Sure, we eat salad a lot, … Read More

From Tree to Table: Homemade Applesauce Cooking View
From Tree to Table: Homemade Applesauce

I know I’ve been going on and on about fall, I love fall, can’t get enough of fall, for weeks.  Well, I’m not done yet.  I’m savoring every moment because … Read More

Breakfast Tacos Cooking View
Breakfast Tacos

In Indy there is a restaurant called The Tamale Place.  While I’ve never actually eaten inside it, I have been lucky enough to enjoy their cooking on several occasions.  We … Read More

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