Limoncello Cake


A local restaurant serves a delicious Limoncello Cake…when I asked about it they told me they order it from a big bakery in upstate New York that sells only to restaurants…too bad…I would order it so often they’d think I own a restaurant! Instead I’ve decided to try and recreate it at home – it’s going to take a few tries I think. This first cake came out very rich and dense with a definite hint of lemon. I’ll be aiming for light and fluffy in the next try but had to share this recipe because it just tasted so good…
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Sliders Two Ways: Cheese Steak & Cuban

Cheese Steak & Cuban
Linda and I were recently at a family gathering where we had around 80 people to feed. When that happens I source some of the food to catering and then go to very simple appetizers, dips and crackers. Also, I have a perfect and easy way to make sliders. I get the Hawaiian style rolls – but in the butter roll not the sweet rolls – and make sandwiches. Always a hit and not a lot of fuss for me! Continue reading

Pear & Pomegranate Muffins

I had a craving for muffins for breakfast and checked my fruit basket…lo and behold a lone ripe pear…so I chopped it up and added it into my traditional muffin batter along with fresh Pomegranate arils…end result was so delicious! I sliced one in half and spread a little butter on it…so good; served with a fresh cup of caffè latte, I was in heaven… Continue reading