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Recipes, Scones

Salted Caramel Apple Roses

Growing up I always enjoyed going to the Washington State Fair, where every year I’d treat myself to a Caramel Apple from the Marcoe’s Caramel Apple stand. I took that caramel apple idea, and added it to my scone dough to make these beautifully delicious Salted Caramel Apple Roses.   Because I bake these in a […]

Cookies

Aunt Marj’s Rhubarb Dream Bars

Last summer while on our National Parks Motorcycle Trip, Rick and I visited our friends Jeff and Deann.  While there Deann made her Aunt Marj’s Rhubarb Dream Bars for us. Oh my goodness, they are so dreamy good, I just had to get the recipe.  Not only did I get the recipe, but Deann agreed […]

Recipes, Scones

Ham and Swiss Scones with Honey Mustard

While my husband and I were driving to Mission Ridge for the Washington State Special Olympics, we stopped at Pioneer Bakery in Cle Elum for coffee and tea, and some of their delicious baked goodies.  While trying to decide which sweet baked goodie I was going to have, I noticed that they had savory rolls […]

Cookies, Macarons, Recipes

Reese’s Pieces Macarons

I was snacking on some Reese’s Pieces, when I thought, “why don’t I make Reese’s Pieces Macarons”.  To make the macarons fun, I decided to make the macarons the color of Reese’s Pieces. Then to get the flavor of Reese’s Pieces, I made a ring of chocolate ganache on each macaron shell, then piped a […]

Breads, Recipes

Beer Bread

The first time I had Beer Bread was at Mission Ridge Ski Resort, and I loved it.  Which is interesting because I don’t even like beer.   After devouring my Beer Bread at Mission Ridge, I asked if they made it.  They told me that McGlinn’s Public House in Wenatchee makes the bread.  I knew that […]

Other, Recipes

Honey Butter

Honey Butter is so easy to make and it goes perfectly with Beer Bread (see RECIPES/BREAD above for the Beer Bread recipe).  Of course, this delicious butter goes with cornbread, or any bread.  And it’s great on pancakes, waffles and french toast.  Make it today, and keep it in the refrigerator for up to 2 […]

Recipes, Scones

Chocolate Brownie Scones

Chocolate!  Chocolate!  Chocolate!  Who says you can’t have chocolate for breakfast.  Well, they’ve never enjoyed my Chocolate Brownie Scones.  I gave these yummy scones 3 types of chocolate to give them a wonderful depth of chocolate flavor, and, to even enhance the chocolate flavor even more, I’ve added a little espresso powder (which does not […]

Cakes & Cupcakes, Recipes

Irish Apple Crumble Cake

I love the apple and cinnamon combination in an Apple Crumble, especially the crumble topping.   This year, for my St. Patrick’s Day dinner of Corned Beef and Cabbage, I wanted to make Apple Crumble with a twist.  So, I decided to make an Irish Apple Crumble Cake. This delicious cake has all the wonderful flavors […]

Cookies, Recipes

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

St. Patrick’s Day is coming, and I wanted to make something fun, festive and green.   So, I decided to make Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies, which is inspired by one of my favorite ice cream flavors, Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. These delicious cookies have a wonderful minty green color, a yummy minty flavor, and loaded […]