Tag: dessert

Give your loved ones a poke…Chocolate Mint Poke Cake, that is.

Do you have childhood memories of Poke Cake?  I used to make Poke Cake for my kids when they were small, mostly because it was easy and they loved it.  Sometimes I made it with Jello, but mostly I made it with… Read More

Black Bottom Peanut Butter Mousse Pie or maybe we should call it “Fat Bottom” Pie

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… Read More

Dulce de Leche Filled Shortbread or Does Caramel Make You Swoon?

I was cruising around the internet a couple of months ago and I read about something called Dulce de Leche in a jar.  I don’t remember where I saw it or even what the recipe was, but I stored it away in… Read More

Say “Cheese” or maybe “Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries with Chocolate Ganache”, please.

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!

Please, sir, May I have S’Mores?

So, yesterday was the Superbowl of foodiness…oh, and also a really good football game. (We will not talk about the Niners loss…)