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Boards, Boards, Boards!

I would happily make a board for just about every occasion. I love a large tray of assorted goodies to choose from. When I make a large board, I feel like we have nibbles that last for hours. And, well, they’re also very pretty! If made well. Which is surprisingly easy to do. My kids … Read More

Peanut butter cup pie

This years birthday dessert was a childhood favorite of mine. In the 90’s, my family and I would frequent all the hot spots, Denny’s, Coco’s, Marie Calendar’s, and of course, Baker’s Square. I mean, if the place didn’t have a pie selection after the meal, it wasn’t on my radar. No matter the time of … Read More

Milk Tart

Recipe from https://www.africanbites.com/milk-tart/ The children and I have been scouring the internet for the best recipes from around the world! COVID-19 won’t stop us from “visiting” different countries and learning about them. Our favorite way to explore new places is through desserts! We’d love you to join us on our journey and watch our videos … Read More

Pavlova with Pastry Cream

Find the King Arthur pastry cream recipe at kingarthurflour.com or watch How to Make Pastry Cream – Bake it Better With Kye on YouTube. Wow, this dessert is a stunner! What I love about it, too, is all the possibilities! This light, airy, and delicately sweet dessert is perfect summertime, and berries are in season! … Read More

Tres Leches Cakes

Recipe adapted from American Girl Around the World Cookbook, Williams Sonoma These single serving cakes are refreshing little spongecakes soaked in sweet, milky goodness. I’m pretty sure my daughter has been dreaming about them every night since we made them. When I say “sweet dreams” at bedtime, I’m not joking around. Tres Leches is a … Read More

Sheer Khurma

Recipe adapted from http://www.CookWithManali.com/sheer-khurma/ The kids and I made this elegant dessert for our Muslim friends who celebrate Eid. Eid ul-Fitr (pronounced eed-ull-fit) marks the end of Ramadan. Ramadan is a month long and a time for spiritual renewal and closer connections God. It is the most sacred month of the year in the Islamic … Read More

Banoffee Pie

This decadent pie will satisfy any sweet tooth. Layers of dulce de leche, banana, and whipped cream will transport you to a state of no worries. It’s so dreamy, you won’t want to wake up! Banana + Toffee = Banoffee. This delicious duo of flavors seems as right as rain. Topped with whipped clouds of … Read More

Persian Love Cake

Recipe adapted from Food and Wine, Yasmin Khan With spring often comes feelings of hope and new beginnings. Mother Nature comes to life after a restful winter. The outdoors becomes bright and cheery, much like this cake! With each bite, it is like a springtime explosion in your mouth. Floral essence and tart lemon, beautifully … Read More

Softest Sugar Cookies

Adapted from the back of a Wheat Montana all-purpose flour bag This is the BEST sugar cookie recipe! These cookies are super soft and topped with a perfect layer of vanilla buttercream frosting. They will remind you of the round sugar cookies you get at the store, but a million times better. When I saw … Read More

Healthy Chocolate Shake

Sometimes we can be a little healthier and use natural sugar. Not often. But sometimes. This is one of those times and with a perfect recipe to make delicious chocolate shakes! We make this shake almost daily. It’s a perfect mid-morning pick-me-up. The adult additions are optional, but HIGHLY recommended. I run on caffeine. That … Read More

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