Banana Peanut Butter Cookies

Time: 1 hour Music Selection: Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – Home My middle kiddo, loves peanut butter, chocolate and bananas all together… always has. I made these today as a change to our typical chocolate banana peanut butter chip cookies and which are his ultimate favorite. These are also very chewy and delicious….

Simple Apple Tart

Time: 45 minutes This is such a simple but delicious recipe. This recipe allows for much Variety – I like to make it for breakfast, as an appetizer or a dessert! You can also mix apple varieties for interesting texture and taste! Music Selection: Ingredients: 4 apples, peeled ¼ cup brown sugar 2 Tbsp cinnamon…

Plum Custard Cake

Time: 90 minutes It is Fall and I love to eat stone fruit in cobblers, crisps and cakes. For Thanksgiving, I made this very simple and delicious cake, with typical Fall flavors – cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves and cardamom! The perfect symphony… Great music and great food. Music Selection: Ed Sheeran (including Andrea Bocelli) –…

Unicorn Cake

Time: 2 ½ hours Music Selection: Luther Vandross & Mariah Carey – Endless Love This cake is one that you will fall endlessly in love with as it is unique, light and summery! It is always a surprise to your guests and family when you cut into it and they see the beautiful patterns. Enjoy…

Zebra Cake

Time: 2 ½ hours Music Selection: Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder – Ebony & Ivory Vanilla, Chocolate or both? This cake is a bit of work, but definitely worth the effort. If you prefer more of a fruit flavor, with a similar cake effect, try the Unicorn Cake. This cake stacks up pretty high, so…

Darkened Cardamom Pear Upside Down Cake

Time: 90 minutes Music Selection: Joji – Head In the Clouds My 14 YO introduced me to Joji’s music this week. It is so calming and soulful and DARK! I had a hard time picking a song with lyrics that were ok (but I LOVE his music). I also found this interesting recipe that I…

Skillet Raspberry & Lemon Curd Shortcake

Time: 60 minutes How does anyone live without this shortcake recipe? What kind of life would that be? I just don’t know… This recipe is simple, failproof and fast! As well, it is loaded with the delicious pairing of lemon curd, fresh raspberries and vanilla whipped cream. Try it for afternoon tea, brunch with mimosas…