On Saturday, Brent and I had some friends over to celebrate his birthday. I decided to try and make two cakes.  I spent a few hours bumming around the kitchen using dish after dish. Good thing Brent stayed on top of dish duty! My first cake was Dulce de Leche. It was a white cake with 3 layers of this caramel like substance that I also made from scratch.… Read the rest

Homemade Cherry Jam

Brent came home with a huge bag full of cherries from his mom when he was in Oregon for that brief moment. We enjoyed a ton of them, but I knew we were not going to be able to enjoy them all before they went bad. I decided to take a shot at making some jam or jelly.… Read the rest

Breadsticks – A joint effort!

I decided to make some homemade Olive Garden style breadsticks for a get together dinner this week. I found conflicting recipes and decided to take them my own way. Unfortunately, I really did not have the time to make these. Luckily I have an amazing husband to loves to help the wife out especially when she commits to things she doesn’t necessarily have time for.… Read the rest