Pandoro Christmas Tree

A Holiday Post! Isn’t it great when simple is beautiful and in this case, also delicious? You won’t believe how easy and quick this is to make even during the busiest holiday season! I love the buttery Pandoro, the tart fresh berries, the lightly lemony Mascarpone Cream and sweet blueberry compote! Visit my Instagram page…

Grilled Tiramisu with Coffee-Speckled Mascarpone Cream

Hey there! Yeah, you read right. Its a new, delicious and very easy twist on Tiramisu, just in time for spring. (if it ever gets here!) I subscribed to a channel on my Apple TV called Tastemade. Its a series of short segments centered on, you got it, food and travel of course ; two…

Cinnamon Bun Apple Pie

Recently on Pinterest, inspiration for all things, I found this ingeniously delicious idea for a cinnamon bun apple pie.

Banana Bread with Pecans and Chocolate Chips

Hello there, This recipe is a favorite of mine and I make it whenever the occasion presents itself. Meaning: whenever I have bananas that are in a brown, sad state of affairs which is quite often. My husband is reluctant when it comes to fruit in general but I’d occasionally try to have him eat…

High Altitude Ghirardelli Oreo Brownies

These will make your taste buds smile. I am more a fan of Oreos than of brownies to tell the truth but put them together and you’ve got an irresistible combination. They’re not made from scratch, no, but they are soooo sinfully delicious.  When I am not making my black bean brownies, I am makin’…

Be my Valentine – Cherry Cheesecake Tart with Chocolate-crumb crust

Hello-again Vanilla-beaners! Yet another Valentine’s day recipe. I love cheesecake in almost any form but I had never tasted this flavor combo before and it was delicious!! The cherry mixture is sweet and mildly tart dabbed here and there so it’s especially delicious when you get a bite with all three elements, the sweet crust, the tangy…