How I made a cottage pie dairy-free

Contrary to what many people believe, cottage pie and shepherd’s pie aren’t exactly the same thing. Shepherd’s pie is made with ground lamb, while cottage pie is made with ground beef.

I Like Pina Coladas… And Making That Into Pie

Do you like pina coladas? How about pie? What about combining the 2? That is what I did recently. I took some to a friend’s house. Everyone there, including my friend, himself, enjoyed it. Now I will tell you the process. Recipe (which I don’t own, but am sharing them in my own words) YouContinue reading “I Like Pina Coladas… And Making That Into Pie”

When I Made Cranberry Orange Muffins

I first discovered that I enjoyed these muffins when my mom baked them. Unlike those, however, I did not make mine from scratch. Why, you may ask? It was because I woke up very early in the morning, before 4 AM. So, I didn’t want to wake anyone up in my house. I had aContinue reading “When I Made Cranberry Orange Muffins”

Making the Frosting was a Tough, But Happy Journey

That you see there is a frosting I made from scratch. It looks liked whipped cream, and yes, it does contain heavy cream. However, it is whipped buttercream icing. The process of this was no easy task. In fact, it took time to get right. I don’t just mean that for the specific one pictured.Continue reading “Making the Frosting was a Tough, But Happy Journey”

Very Delicious Oreo Pudding

I’ve wanted to make an Oreo dessert for a while. In fact, my first idea was to make a no-bake Oreo mousse pie. The recipe sounded promising. However, something about the steps in that formula made me too lazy to start. So, I kept postponing until I decided on something simpler. That is what youContinue reading “Very Delicious Oreo Pudding”

Lemon Meringue Pie: Delicious!

I’ve first discovered this pie when reading “Amelia Bedelia” as a young child. However, the pie never appealed to me… until recently. I saw a post about it on my Facebook page. That triggered me to want to make it. It’s kind of involved and not too easy. You have to temper egg yolks intoContinue reading “Lemon Meringue Pie: Delicious!”

When I Made White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

During quarantine, I missed a lot of my favorite commercial foods. One of those included white chocolate raspberry cheesecake from the Barnes & Noble café. It was super-delicious—both that and the one I made. There is a lot involved, though. You have to make raspberry preserves, crush Oreos and bake them as a crust, andContinue reading “When I Made White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake”

Rainbow Cupcakes, Rainbow Cupcakes, I Loved You

Ooh, pretty colors. Lots of people admire bright prismatic hues, especially in desserts. I am no different. That above is a multi-colored cupcake I baked from scratch. How did I do it? I used a vanilla chiffon cake recipe, divided the batters into different bowls, dyed them various colors, piled them up in the muffinContinue reading “Rainbow Cupcakes, Rainbow Cupcakes, I Loved You”