Category Archives: Sweets

Peach Upside-Down Cake


Do you remember the first time you made an “upside-down” cake? I recall being apprehensive about flipping the cake onto a platter, worried about a first class kitchen calamity.  I mean, really, holding onto a hot cast iron skillet with … Continue reading

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Honey Lemon Custard & The Divine Llama


I am still enjoying flans and custards as a rich yet light dessert.  I’m on a roll with this custard-flan thing!  What I love about today’s recipe is the lemon flavor.

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Honey Flan


Last week I posted a Coconut Flan recipe using honey of course and coconut milk, not coconut as one might think.  I enjoyed the flan so much and was so surprised at the ease in making it that I decided to … Continue reading

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Honey Coconut Flan


I have always been a fan of “flan“.  It’s the creaminess that makes me love it so much. Just thinking of the creamy custard rolling around on my tongue and savoring the caramel flavor make my mouth water.  Often times while eating … Continue reading

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Chinese Five Spice Carrot Cupcakes


Finding my self settled into our new home here in North Carolina I began to think of finding a very part-time job, preferably revolving around food.  I paid a visit to The Savory Spice Shop recently to see what they … Continue reading

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Orange Bee Lemon Bars


I can not go for long without sharing a dessert recipe.  Using honey in all of my posts this year of course lends itself to lots of recipes for sweets.  One of my goals in publishing honey recipes for twelve … Continue reading

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Rustic Apple Crisp


They tell me these weather conditions are not normal for North Carolina.  Snow, snow, snow and many freezing cold days.  Yesterday we got 7″ in about 6 hours.  I don’t mind the snowy, frigid temps and seeing my world blanketed … Continue reading

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Oatmeal, Pear & Date Cookies


I was in the mood for something sweet yet a bit healthy.  Hmmm…oatmeal cookies seemed like a good place to start.  Once I decided on oatmeal it was a matter of what else to put in them.  No plump golden … Continue reading

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Chewy Nutty Honey Bars


Are you looking for a healthy breakfast or snack food?  This is it!  These Chewy Nutty Honey Bars are exactly that.  Healthy and perfect for a mid-day snack or on the go breakfast.  The  best feature of this recipe is … Continue reading

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