It’s been a busy and hectic couple of months for the Schmautzhaus and Yes!Chef! and I have not had much time to attend to this poor little blog. I apologize and promise to do better in the new year. AdvertisementsRead More Merry Christmas Cookies and Cheer!
And Merry Christmas to all! This is the happiest time of year for the Elf Family and they are especially impressed with the last two homes on our Virtual Holiday Home Tour.Read More Deck the Halls Holiday Home Tour Finale and Saltine Toffee to send you on your way, hey!
Spring has sprung at the Schmautzhaus and, here in the Sierras the weather is bi-polar. One day it’s beautiful, warm and calling me to open the windows. The next day the clouds roll in, the lighting and thunder and hail and rain come pouring down and the heater comes back on.Read More Black Bottom Peanut Butter Mousse Pie or maybe we should call it “Fat Bottom” Pie
What is Valentine’s Day without Chocolate? It’s an incomplete Valentine; that’s what I say. Add strawberries and cheesecake and do you know what you have? Guilt!Read More Say “Cheese” or maybe “Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries with Chocolate Ganache”, please.
The above elf is not Edmond. Edmond is older, taller and wears red. He doesn’t mind purple, he just thinks it’s not as festive as red and green. Last blog post I introduced you to my little elf friend, Edmond Elf. (PS he doesn’t like to be called Ed or Eddie or any derivation thereof. […]Read More Flourless Chocolate Coconut Almond Drops and Elfin Magic for the Holidays
Yesterday Brown (UPS) brought me a package that I had ordered from Amazon.com last week. I was pretty excited about it and I was anxious to use it in a photo. What was it?Read More Brownies! or What to make when you have cute straws.
I’ve mentioned on other posts that Yes!Chef! does not like to bake. He doesn’t even like to make desserts, even if it does not involve baking. Many years ago, when he was just learning to cook, he had a very bad experience with a dessert that involved gelatin and he has not liked to make […]Read More Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes or Cute Cupcake Quest Continues