Chocolate Bourbon Tart for Valentine’s Day with Baker’s

Chocolate Bourbon Tart with Strawberries

With Valentine’s Day coming up, lots of us are thinking about what kind of plans we can come up with to make this romantic day a success! A lot of people make plans to go out to restaurants, but that can sometimes be a real pain, especially when everyone else wants to go out onRead more

Dutch Baby Pancake with Blueberry Whiskey Sauce

Dutch Baby Pancake with Blueberry Whiskey Sauce

In our house breakfast is a very popular meal and if our two little boys had their choice, we would likely have pancakes for every meal. While this is fine with two young lads who are not overly adventurous, for the adults in the house, we want a little more variety in our breakfasts! WeRead more

Cherry Amaretto Boozy Marshmallows

Cherry Amaretto Boozy Marshmallows

We are big fans of homemade treats, and one treat we recently had a lot of success making was our own homemade marshmallows! Since we are still in the heart of winter and hot cocoa season, having a marshmallow to add the finishing touch to a hot beverage or a nice sweet treat! Wanting toRead more

Tom and Jerry – A Brandy Cocktail

Tom-and-Jerry-brandy-cocktail

Every year after the turkey and trimmings have been consumed and about the time everyone starts to get hungry for pie, someone will break out the mixer and the hot water and make up a big batch of hot drinks called the Tom and Jerry. For us, breaking out the Tom and Jerry drinks isRead more

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodle Whoopie Pies

Pumpkin Spice Snickerdoodle Whoopie Pies

There is nothing quite like a fresh out of the oven baked good to help chase the chill of winter away, so on when the temperatures start getting cold, we love to bake something so that we can warm the house up. With two little boys in our house, one thing that is always welcomeRead more

Double Chocolate Kahlua Parfait with Bear Naked Custom Granola

Double Chocolate Kalhua Parfait With Bear Naked Granola

Remember a couple of years ago when Jeopardy had a special event that pitted their all time champions against Watson, a supercomputer developed by IBM to answer questions and help revolutionize the way that industries would use computing in the future? Soon we were hearing about Watson being used in medicine, weather forecasting, marketing analysisRead more

Apple Cider Brandy Creme Brulee

Apple Cider Brandy Creme Brulee

We recently had a night out at a restaurant where they offered one of our favorite desserts, creme brulee.  The combination of smooth creamy custard and the hot caramelized sugar crust on the top makes for an elegant delicious dessert. Its one of those desserts that makes you look like an amazing cook, but theRead more

Halloween Oreo Monster Brownies

Halloween Oreo Monster Brownies

When the calendar rolls around to October, our house starts to turn shades of orange and black, and our boys start talking about what what they are going to be on Halloween. Pretty soon, we have lots of invitations with little ghosts and ghouls inviting us to various Halloween parties. We can’t have ourselves showingRead more

The Cranberry Sweet and Sour with Smirnoff Sourced Cranberry Apple Vodka

The Cranberry Sweet and Sour

With October being right around the corner and with it, trips to apple orchards and pumpkin patches competing for time on our calendar, we definitely are feeling that fall is in the air. While we were looking at the calendars we noticed a day that we thought might be near and dear to our readers’Read more