Coconut Pudding

I love a good pudding.  It’s like the perfect ending to a delicious dinner.  I have made so many varieties of pudding (vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, lemon and passion fruit), but this coconut one has now become a favorite on the list.  This is a must try recipe.  You will not be disappointed, and even the kids will want seconds. … Continue reading

4th of July Cheesecake

4th of July is this weekend.  It’s hard to believe that we are in July already. This patriotic cheesecake is great for serving at parties. Each layer has its own color. To give it that fresh taste I went ahead and added some summer favorite strawberries and blueberries. I hope everyone has a great and safe … Continue reading

Guinness Chocolate Pudding

St. Patrick’s day is upon us. This recipe is great for the festivities. Guinness is a great stout beer with which to cook. The flavors of chocolate and beer really compliment each other in this pudding. Making pudding from scratch isn’t as complicated as some may make it seem. Get ready to enjoy some great … Continue reading

Roasted Pineapple

Did you ever think about roasting fruit? I think roasting fruit really brings out the sweetness of it. This dessert is a great way to enjoy fruit in the winter months. In the summer we usually grill our fruits because we want to avoid having the oven on. These pineapples came out perfect. I made … Continue reading

Lemon Cupcakes with Basil Glaze

I am not sure about you, but I have a ton of basil in my garden still.  We have been giving it to our family and friends.  Last week I made these amazing little lemon cupcakes with a lemon curd bottom.  They are great as is, but I wanted something more. I used some of that extra … Continue reading

Italian Easter Pie

Being from an Italian and Brazilian family I know how much Easter means to us. I also know that my family enjoys sweets.  My father is a baker.  He would always bake different things for us.  I remember him making this and I am not sure where he got the recipe; maybe from my grandmother or … Continue reading