Category: Quick and Easy

Louisa’s Cake

Posted on
Louisa's Cake Recipe

During this time of year, I tend to keep a variety of apples on hand just in case I want to whip up a Fall dessert on a whim.  Apples keep well when stored properly, and who doesn’t love apples anyway? When … Continue reading




Cherry Bomb Quick Bread

Posted on
Cherry Bomb Quick Bread Recipe

A quick bread recipe based on the ingredients found in a cocktail?  You betcha!  It’s got to be good, right?  And it is! Earlier this summer I dog-eared a recipe for a Cherry Bomb Cocktail I happened upon in one … Continue reading




Beer Bread Re-visited

Posted on
Beer Bread Recipe

I awoke early this morning to yet another day of pounding rain and wind.  I’m not complaining, as heavy rain days are as close as we Southern Californians get to snow days.  It’s Sunday, and as such, the day was … Continue reading




Spiced Shortbread Cookies

Posted on
Spiced Shortbread Cookie Recipe

I’ll admit, I’m a bit tardy getting this recipe to you.  As apparent from the warm colors and Fall leaves on the background linen, I shot these photos pre-Thanksgiving.  Ignoring the seasonal feel of the photos, this recipe easily transitions … Continue reading




Raspberry Ricotta Cake

Posted on
Raspberry Ricotta Cake Recipe

I promised myself I wasn’t going to bake and write a post while I was on vacation. Although I packed my camera and tripod, it would strictly be used for practicing landscape photography.  After all, we were staying in a … Continue reading