All posts filed under: Dessert

It’s Irrational Not to Eat Pie on Pi Day!

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Chocolate Banana Empanadas (Mini Pies) March 14th is National Pi Day.  It celebrates the irrational number of Pi.  Whatever the reason, in my world it’s just another day to enjoy some food!  These chocolate banana mini pies are perfect for tomorrow’s festivities. Time-45 minutes Servings-24 mini pies Ingredients 2 pre-made pie crusts, Nestle Dark Chocolate Morsels, 1 banana, 1 TBS brown sugar, 1 egg, 2 TBS granulated sugar, powdered sugar, and bench flour. Preparation Preheat oven […]

Farmers’ Market Finds

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Bananas Foster Petite Trifle Every friday night my hometown hosts a family festival.  After a long week, we look forward to a slow paced evening on our city streets.   The festival offers live music, outdoor dining, kids activities, and pony rides.  The street vendors sell food and a variety of unique merchandise.  The biggest draw for me is the farmers’ market.  I tend to linger near the fresh, local produce and baked goods.  Farmers’ […]

Stars and Stripes With Pop Rock Surprise!

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4th of July Firecracker Cookie Happy 4th of July! I plan on spending the evening with family, eating and watching the little ones enjoy fireworks.  Although, I am primarily a savory cook, the holidays tend to bring out my sweet side.  My desserts tend to be super fun and simple.  This 4th of July I wanted to share with you more than the common red, white and blue dessert.  I wanted you to taste the […]