Guinness Chocolate Cake with Bailey’s Cream Cheese Frosting & Chocolate Ganache

This St. Patrick’s Day the only dessert you’ll need to celebrate is this cake. Why is that? Well it’s got all your quintessential Irish ingredients, or should I say booze. This isn’t just any fluffy chocolate cake, it’s baked with Guinness stout beer and decked in a sweet cream cheese frosting spiked with Bailey’s Irish Cream. Have I … More Guinness Chocolate Cake with Bailey’s Cream Cheese Frosting & Chocolate Ganache

My Favorite Granola

I crave granola constantly. I’m self-diagnosed addicted to homemade granola, especially this one. It’s true, I can eat handfuls that turn into several cups in one sitting. Who else is with me? Even as I was photographing this crunchy pile of goodness, I was eating it. I’ve been poked fun at before but foods I crave or want … More My Favorite Granola

The Irish Mule

There was no way I was passing on celebrating the inaugural National Moscow Mule Day! Ever since taking my first sip back when I was living in Arizona, it instantly became one of my favorite cocktails. Over the years my cocktail drinking and appreciation has definitely become refined, some would even say I’m a bit of … More The Irish Mule

Valentine Sugar Cookie Hearts & 3 Ways to Decorate w. Sugar Crystals

Happy Valentine’s Day! I’m sending you lots of love today, and I do that best with sweets. They say the way to anyone’s heart on Valentine’s, well any day, is really through their stomach. I love to celebrate this day in a sweet and simple kind of way. No over the top frills, or spending … More Valentine Sugar Cookie Hearts & 3 Ways to Decorate w. Sugar Crystals

Molten Lava Cakes

I have the only chocolate dessert, make that THE only dessert, you’ll need and want this Valentine’s day. First off, I don’t quite get those you don’t enjoy chocolate but I still support you, for everyone else, molten lava cakes are probably the epitome of chocolate heaven. So rich, that often a bite is more than … More Molten Lava Cakes