Buttermilk Lemon Chess Pie

Did you spring break?  Break for spring.  I am still waiting on spring…but that is another story…I won’t talk about the snow that greeted me this morning that had me silently weeping and cursing mother nature and wishing I lived in where snow was not in the vernacular after the calendar moved beyond winter.  (sideContinue reading “Buttermilk Lemon Chess Pie”

Hot Fudge Cheesecake w/ Brownie Crust

So, I had some hot fudge leftover this past week. Awww shucks, right? And, well…I was totally cool with just eating it by the spoonful.  Like, no problem.  What.SO.Ever. But then I thought… I could be eating this by the forkful… Atop cheesecake… Which lay atop a large, thick intense chocolate brownie. And the forkContinue reading “Hot Fudge Cheesecake w/ Brownie Crust”

Blood Orange Bars with Browned Butter Crust

The West Side Market…which for the first few years of residing in Cleveland, I referred to it as the West End Market, but with Cleveland not having a West and East end, but West and East sides…it confused most folks,  in that midwestern way, where those with whom you are chatting know exactly what/where youContinue reading “Blood Orange Bars with Browned Butter Crust”

Cranberry Orange Scones with Orange Glaze

There was a coffee shop in Toledo that had these lemon blueberry scones that I often day dream about when I am reaching for my afternoon coffee and craving a bit of sugar = the ultimate cure for the mid-day slump that would be better cured with a cat nap…but since curling up in a fetal position underContinue reading “Cranberry Orange Scones with Orange Glaze”

chewy chocolate toffee cookies

I just don’t feel like there is enough time in the day.  Mornings quickly are turning to evenings which are succumbing to earlier and earlier bedtimes because I seemingly can not keep my eyes open long after 930pm, that is, unless you offer me popcorn and another episode of Downton…but even then, I sometimes struggle toContinue reading “chewy chocolate toffee cookies”