Strawberry Pavlova

We have a wonderful friend from New Zealand and when she comes to visit, she sometimes brings a pavlova for dessert.  A popular dessert in New Zealand and Australia, hers has been a favorable introduction to this dessert.  It's also a great springtime dessert and with strawberries just coming into season, I thought it would... Continue Reading →

Guinness Cake with Pretzels

St. Patrick's Day is just a couple days away - Happy St. Patrick's Day to you!  I hope some lovely Irish blessings find their way to you this year.  I've been eyeing Rosie Daykin's Guinness Cake with Pretzels recipe for awhile, and after making her Irish Coffee Cupcakes last year, I thought this would be... Continue Reading →

Cowboy Cookies

I was introduced to Cowboy Cookies several years ago by browsing through the New York Times recipes, and I'm glad I stumbled upon it because I have enjoyed it ever since.  The Cowboy Cookie recipe come from Laura Bush - it was her submission in a Family Circle magazine cookie contest back in 2000, against... Continue Reading →

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