Middle of the week Wednesday, How are you? Sharing with you a little creation I prepared on the weekend for a church fundraiser. Chocolate pie. Nothing fancy but the results were tasty. Ingredients 1 3/4 Cup Oreo chocolate crumbs 1/4 Cup Butter, melted 1 Package instant chocolate fudge pudding 2 Cups Skim milk 1 Cup [...]


What’s your favorite Candy?

by zesty on June 6, 2012 · 51 comments


A Question. A Repost. And also a Cooking Birthday.  Happy Birthday Mrs. Cooking! Lately I have been craving candy like no other (But NOT EATING!).  We were at a wedding last weekend and one of the party favors was an all you can eat “Candy Bar”.  It was a great idea, as there was a [...]


Strawberry Chocolate Waffles

by zesty on March 28, 2012 · 10 comments

What do you get for being lazy? What do you get for having nothing prepared for dinner? What do you get when you have frozen Eggo waffles in the freezer and some fresh strawberries? You get a little concoction I call – Dessert waffles for dinner! A waffle topped with a smear of nutella, a [...]


The Easiest Chocolate Cake

by zesty on March 16, 2012 · 4 comments

In a rush? Need a quick cake? I have a solution. Now, I don’t think I can stand here and call this a recipe but I can definitely sit on my chair and tell you that this cake is delicious and the slight modifications to a cake mix are DELISH!  There is no question in [...]


Gluten Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake

by zesty on February 15, 2012 · 3 comments

What are your thoughts on a Gluten Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip cake with cream cheese frosting?  My thoughts were likely similar to yours…. oh hell yeah I will have a piece.  Last night in laws and myself brewed up this little masterpiece compliments of Mama Pea and her gluten free oatmeal chocolate chip cake. We [...]


The chocolate croissant pudding was accidentally invented by Chef Roger Freedman, when instead of using fresh bread for his bread pudding; he tried out some previous night’s leftover chocolate croissants, and up came this indulgent, chocolaty, buttery and flaky delight. The stale chocolate croissants used in this dish gives it a more flaky texture, while [...]


How to Win the KitchenAid Giveaway Today Just leave a comment on this post telling me what recipe/topic you would like to see featured on Cooking in 2012.   Remember, you can still enter the contest from previous days! – – – – – – – – – - Happy Friday!!  I have a great re-post [...]


Oatmeal Flax Pancake Weekend

by zesty on February 28, 2011 · 9 comments

Happy Monday to you!  Did you watch the Scotties Tournament of Hearts Curling Final last night?  It was a great game for sure and came right down to the very end.  Leading up to the game we had both Saturday and Sunday breakfasts.  On Saturday morning, I whipped up a batch of Oatmeal flax pancakes [...]


Guess what’s back!!  You guessed it.  Another round of chocolate cream cheese cupcakes.  You cannot go too many months without baking these again if you can even survive that long.  It is a sun-filled day today so I thought I would share with you a baking recap from a few nights ago.  I made these [...]


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