Candy Cream Tart


“SWEET LIKE CANDY TO MY SOUL…..SWEET YOU ROCK AND SWEET YOU ROLL…..”  Dave Matthews Who doesn’t like candy???  I do!!!  But oddly, I’m just not one to sit down and eat a whole candy bar.  Sometimes I will go to the Godiva store and put together a box of chocolates for myself, choosing the pieces…

Read More »

‘I Wish It Were My Birthday’ Cake

Birthday Cake

“IT TAKES AS MUCH ENERGY TO WISH AS IT DOES TO PLAN.”  Eleanor Roosevelt Yesterday, I picked up a fabulous cookbook by Sherry Yard.  And in it, she talked about her earliest memories of baking.  And then I realized, there is no history of baking in my family.  In fact, my history of baking starts…

Read More »

Key Lime Pie Martini

Key Lime Pie Martini | From My Sweet Heart

2 ounces of vanilla vodka 1 ounce of coconut rum 1 ounce of key lime juice 1 ounce of heavy cream Fill your cocktail shaker 2/3 way with ice cubes.  Add all ingredients and shake well.  Pour into a martini glass.  Garnish with a lime twist or wedge and finely crushed graham crackers ( or…

Read More »

Macarons Au Cafe-Creme

Cafe Creme Macarons 3

“THOUGH THIS BE MADNESS, YET THERE IS A METHOD.”  William Shakespeare Well this is my first attempt at making macarons!  You know, for such a perfect little cookie, you hear so many horror stories about how difficult it is to make them!  But actually, it really wasn’t so difficult after all.  You simply must follow…

Read More »