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Cakes & Cupcakes, Recipes

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Yes, you heard right, Chocolate Zucchini Cake, and no, you can’t taste the zucchini. During the summer when my garden is in full swing, I’m always looking for creative ways of preparing all the zucchinis that are growing. After making Zucchini Muffins, Zucchini Bread, this Chocolate Zucchini Cake is a creative, and delicious way of […]

Muffins, Recipes

Zucchini-Pecan Muffins

I love growing zucchini in my garden and reaping the rewards during the hot days of summer. And, one my favorite things to make with the zucchini are Zuchini-Pecan Muffins. In fact, these are Blue Ribbon Zucchini-Pecans Muffins. They won a blue ribbon at the Washington State Fair Muffin Category. So, I guess I’m not […]

Recipes, Scones

Apple-Bacon-Cheese Scones

While on a ski weekend in Wenatchee, Washington, we enjoyed a delicious Wenatchee Calzone at the Saddle Rock Pub & Brewery. Because Wenatchee is known as “The Apple Capital of the World”, the Wenatchee Calzone is filled with sliced apples. To bump up the flavor, this delicious calzone is also filled with bacon and Applewood […]

Macarons, Recipes

Waffle Macarons with Maple-Bacon Buttercream

For breakfast, on most Sunday mornings before church, I make waffles, drizzled with maple syrup, served with bacon on the side. While having are usual Sunday morning breakfast, I thought about making Macarons with the same flavors, and make them even look like waffles. So, I came up with my Waffle Macarons with Maple-Bacon Buttercream. […]

Muffins, Recipes

Lemon-Thyme Blueberry Muffins

I love muffins for breakfast, because they are so quick and easy to make. These muffins are moist and tender, filled with blueberries, with a wonderful lemon flavor and a hint of thyme. To give these muffins more lemon flavor, I added a lemon icing, and then I sprinkled turbinado sugar on top for an […]

Other, Recipes

Cherry Pie Pop Tarts

Pop tarts are hand pies made with a pastry crust, a fruit or sweet filling, and topped with an icing. They are simple to make, and much more delicious homemade. These little hand pies travel well for picnics, lunches, and they’re great for an anytime snack. I start my Cherry Pie Pop Tarts with my […]

Cookies, Recipes

Turtle Bars

Every Christmas I give my daughter Turtles Brand Caramel Nut Clusters, because she loves the combination of pecans, caramel and milk chocolate. I took all the wonderful flavors of pecans, caramel and milk chocolate, and put them in these delicious Turtle Bars. I started by processing pecans into a fine crumb, and adding them to […]

Muffins, Recipes


I love Monkey Bread, so I decided to make my Monkey Bread into individual muffins. Since they are loaded with brown sugar and cinnamon, I decided to add apples and walnuts, which have the perfect combination of flavors. You and your kids will love making these delicious Apple-Walnut Monkey Muffins, and they are so fun […]