Tag Archives: dessert

Happy National Jelly Bean Day

What is your favorite Jelly Belly flavor? Living within driving distance of the Jelly Belly Factory, I’ve been there far too many times on school and girl scout field trips. Were they ever making my favorites like lemon, tangerine or … Continue reading

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Happy National Hostess Twinkie Day

Would it really surprise any of you to discover that I don’t like Twinkies? They were never in my grade school lunchbox. My hubby one year did make deep fried Twinkies for a party we were having, which quickly dissolved … Continue reading

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Happy National Caramel Day

I love a soft, buttery caramel. I usually make home made caramels for my annual Merry Martini Party. It really is an easy treat to make. The biggest pain is cutting and portioning the sticky little treats. I generally sit … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Truffles

These little treats didn’t last long at the Merry Martini party. They combine my two favorite foods — peanut butter and chocolate — a heavenly combination. They’re pretty rich and I was thinking I made them a little too big, … Continue reading

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Mexican Hot Chocolate Homemade Eggnog Marshmallows

I’ve been getting so many requests for lots of the food and drinks I had at my annual Merry Martini Party that I’ll be posting the msot requested recipes over the next few days so you all can make them … Continue reading

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Have Some Cake on National Cake Day

Today’s the day that you can make your cake, have your cake, and eat it too — It’s National Cake Day. My favorite cake of all time is a spice cake that I found in Gourmet magazine. It has come … Continue reading

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Happy National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day

One of the great tastes of the season is pumpkin — spicy, earthy, wholesome. Pair it with cheesecake and you have creamy, tasty goodness. I found this pumpkin cheesecake with caramel recipe online and it looks so good I must … Continue reading

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