Posts Tagged: Dessert

Daniel’s Communion Cookies

My exceedingly handsome nephew, Daniel, received his First Holy Communion last Sunday, and this was my contribution to his party celebration. I am having SO much fun with my new textured rolling pins…they make the sugar-cookie-decorating process much easier for me.  Don’t get me wrong.  I still love the look, taste and feel of royal […]

Chocolate Glazed Cream Puffs

Ahhhhhhhh, cream puffs.  So cool, creamy and delicious.  My mom made them for years, without the chocolate glaze, but I think the glaze turns them into a Boston Cream Pie/donut-sort-of delight.  It’s a 3-step process, but they are not terribly difficult to make. Here’s the basic puff pastry recipe: 1 cup water 1/2 cup (one […]

Red Velvet Donut Ice Cream Sandwiches

My friend asked me to make red velvet cupcakes for her birthday party. The theme for the party was simply “red”. Everyone wore red, all the food was red, all the wine was red (rose, actually, cuz it’s summer finally!), all the decorations were red — you get it. But, it being summer finally, it […]

Creamy Rice Pudding – the ultimate comfort food

The last thing my hips needed was a new-found love affair with rice pudding.  I’m really not sure why or how it happened, but I’m certain that it’s here to stay. I found this recipe on Allrecipes, and it is well-worth the effort.  Here’s the link to the original recipe:  Creamiest Rice Pudding.  After reading […]