Category Archives: Sweets

Apple Pie Design

I tried for the first time to design the top crust in the classic way. It was not perfect but I loved the results for my first try. Here are some pictures :). Here is the link to the recipe … Continue reading

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Zeppole (Egg Batter Puffs)

I was in the mood for something sweet tonight. I wanted something different than chocolate and candies. I remembered my mom’s quick solution for craving homemade sweets. I actually didn’t know that it was the same recipe for Zeppole before … Continue reading


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Gingerbread House!!

Easy to make, very messy but so much fun. This is a recipe that the whole family can help with. It is right up there with decorating the Christmas tree. Merry Christmas! Ingredients: 6 Cups of All Purpose Flour 1 … Continue reading

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My Mom’s Rice Pudding

My son is 17 months old now and in my mom’s opinion, I should introduce him to her rice pudding. I love this treat. Although, I am lactose intolerant, it was worth the pain after eating it. Ingredients: 2 Liters … Continue reading

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Yummy Yams

So my sister said that she wants yams for Thanksgiving. To be honest with you, I had never tasted it before. I got her recipe and it became one of my favorite side dishes. Oh My God! I am in … Continue reading

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In honor of the 237th Marine Corps Birthday, my brother-in-law, who is a former Marine, wanted a cheesecake for the event. Here is the simple, homemade recipe. Semper Fi! Ingredients: 5 Packages of 8 oz Cream Cheese at room temperature 1 … Continue reading

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Happy Fall!

I love Fall!. It is this time of the year when the holiday season begins and all the good food as well :). We are coming to Halloween and then Thanksgiving. What is a more delicious treat than Pumpkin Pie? … Continue reading

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Banana Bread

I haven’t baked in while and for some reason that doesn’t make me feel good :). So today, I decided to bake something new. Banana bread is a good thing to have in the morning with my coffee on the … Continue reading

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The Perfect Pie Crust

Ingredients: – 2 ½ Cups of all Purpose Flour  – 1 tbsp of sugar – 1 tsp of salt – 2 sticks of unsalted frozen butter (8oz) – 5 to 6 tbs of cold water (ice water) How to make: … Continue reading

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Home-made Doughnuts

Everyone who knows me well knows that my weak point is dougnuts. I knew I should go ahead and bake my own doughnuts at home so I can have those drops from heaven anytime I crave them. I try not to eat too … Continue reading

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