These easy chocolate pastries were a favorite of my brother’s when he was in high school. While in French class, the students had to bring in a treat for the class to try that was French. Jeff couldn’t come up with anything so he took crescent rolls, wrapped them around chocolate and dusted them with powdered sugar. He called them Jeff’s French Pastries. Whatever you call them, they are simply amazing!
It’s funny how certain foods or recipes bring back memories of a time or loved one. That is how the easy carrot cake recipe below makes me feel. It brings back memories of sitting at my mother-in-law’s counter while she iced the cake for Christmas Eve dinner – half icing and half glaze. It reminds me of all the short cuts she shared (and told me she would kill me if I told) while she was cooking. Pat’s carrot cake was a slice of deliciousness – especially if you scored the “half” piece with both types of topping. Pure heaven.
Today’s recipe for Easy Lemon Bars is delicious! And, so very simple. I think I ate two straight from the oven… burning my mouth in the process. These are perfect for your Memorial Day picnic or just as an extra-special, end-of-school treat! You can’t go wrong with these…. Mmmmmmmm.
Today’s recipe for Easy Lemon Bars is delicious! And, so very simple. I think I ate two straight from the oven… burning my mouth in the process.
For day 2 of Easter Fun Week, we thought we’d share the most delicious carrot cake ever! My mother-in-law Pat used to make this delicious cake each Christmas Eve for my brother-in-law’s birthday. However, she added her own special twist – both orange glaze and cream cheese frosting – half frosted and half glazed. It was so delicious, each year it was hard to decide which type to have first! [Read more…]