Burnt Orange Ombre Cake

Burnt Orange Ombre Cake

My husband’s birthday is this week, and this past weekend we hosted a Texas football watch party.  We absolutely LOVE college football and any opportunity to host a gathering to cheer on one of our favorite teams.  Since I have been working on growing my baking business Sweet Success CC, I look at any opportunity to … Continue reading

Boursin Cheese Grits

Boursin Cheese Grits

I made this recipe awhile back, but keep forgetting to post it.  Being a east coaster transplanted in the South, grits are a thing that I knew nothing of prior to my move to Texas.  Apparently they are a staple in the southern diet.  You can eat them sweetened with breakfast, salted for lunch, or … Continue reading

German Baked Eggs

German Baked Eggs

Ok, this recipe is nothing short of amazing.  Each time I make it for a group, an event…my husband, I get rave reviews.  This past week we celebrated my Mom’s birthday with a weekend-long celebration with family and friends.  The final meal of the weekend was one of my favorites, brunch.  My mom, who has … Continue reading

Easy and Simple Banana Bread

Easy and Simple Banana Bread

The other day my husband noticed a pile of four bananas that had seen better days.  Right before tossing them in the trash he paused and asked if I could make them into banana bread.  Since I didn’t have a go-to banana bread recipe I let google lead the way.  I came across this recipe … Continue reading

Roasted Tomato Caprese Panzanella

Roasted Tomato Caprese Panzanella

I made this delicious recipe the other night to accompany marinated flank steak and some grilled asparagus.  As I searched for salad ideas, this one jumped out asking to be made.  Honestly, I don’t love raw tomatoes, but enjoy them when they are cooked so this took a favorite salad of mine and made it … Continue reading

Riesling Strawberry Slushies

Riesling Strawberry Slushies

With the summer heat, this is the perfect adult beverage to help you cool off.  4th of July was this past week, and we had a few people over to try our new pool.  As I was building my menu I wanted to add a special drink to the list.  I remembered seeing this recipe … Continue reading

Cheesy Meat Loaf Minis

Cheesy Meat Loaf Minis

I wanted to first apologize for my recent hiatus.  My husband and I just moved into our first adult house and boy has it been a project!  My original plan to blog frequently once I began my summer vacation was, as you can see, a little delayed.  However, I can now say we are mostly … Continue reading