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Homemade Strawberry Sauce

Fresh strawberries, sugar and lemon juice are all that’s needed to make a batch of this sweet strawberry sauce — perfect for spooning onto waffles, pancakes, angel food cake and more. If early summer has a flavor, it might just be strawberry. It’s the fragrant reminder of childhood treks through strawberry fields and trips to …

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Mexican Chocolate Pots de Creme

Creamy, baked custard has notes of chocolate and cinnamon in this recipe for Mexican Chocolate Pots de Creme. These are a delightful make-ahead dessert. The science of food is fascinating. Eggs, sugar, heavy cream and chocolate together, for instance, can make the airiest chocolate mousse, if prepared in a certain way (whipped egg whites and …

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Cranberry Crumb Bars

Tart cranberry sauce and sweet layers of cookie combine in this easy Cranberry Crumb Bars recipe. Perfect for using up leftovers! In my childhood kitchen, there was an eating counter. It wasn’t a kitchen island — more like an archipelago of countertop with stools stowed beneath it. And it was there, on its shades of tan …

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Double Chocolate Bundt Cake with Chocolate Caramel Glaze

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DelightfulMoments #SplashOfDelight #CollectiveBias This rich, chocolatey Double Chocolate Bundt Cake with Chocolate Caramel Glaze recipe is a delight to dig into anytime — but it’s especially good for celebrations. There’s been much to celebrate lately. My daughter has …

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Iced Gingerbread Cake

This tender, fragrant Iced Gingerbread Cake is a delight to enjoy with coffee or cocoa during the holidays and beyond. And, best of all, it’s easy! As much as I adore decorating for the holidays, I despise undecorating. It’s not that I don’t want all the shiny, sparkly holiday finery to be tucked back into …

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Tiered Confetti Cake

Homemade confetti cake is a tasty, made-with-love, vanilla-flavored take on a favorite birthday cake. And it’s even more fun with tiers. And just like that, she turned 10. This sensitive, brilliant, talented, curious girl who has challenged, loved and enlightened me has been on this planet for a decade. This stage-loving, dancing, acting, singing, spotlight-craving …

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