Pumpkin Roulade with Ginger Buttercream

Pumpkin Roulade with Ginger Buttercream

Update:  This fabulous Roulade is my original post from back in 2013 and I thought I'd honor the beginning of pumpkin season with a re-post. Once you taste it, you'll see why it's one of the front runners! 🙂 When autumn arrives and the weather cools, there's one flavor of the season that cannot be [...]

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Red Velvet Cheesecake

Red Velvet Cheesecake

When I was having dinner (and a wonderful time) with my oldest son, Andrew, a couple of weeks ago in St. Louis, we were discussing where to have dinner the following night...(see a familial pattern?)...and Andrew started talking about an amazing cheesecake at The Cheesecake Factory he had had the other day, which was their [...]

Raspberry Creme Cupcakes

Raspberry Creme Cupcakes

So I'm not really the most artistic person in the world. I'm not very deft at decorating or making foods look picture perfect. I think it has to do something along the same lines as the fact I can't paint. Yes, paint. I've tried it. Within 2 minutes of approaching a paint can to paint [...]

New York-Style Crumb Cake

Speaking of my tried and true home recipes... here is a family (and friends) favorite I've made a zillion times, that comes from The Foster's Market Cookbook, a wonderful book by Sara Foster who owns Foster's Markets, two café takeout shops in Durham and Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Most of the pages in my own copy are [...]