Inspirations For The Home and Kitchen

Desserts

Mama’s Sweets (Italian Cookies)

Mama’s Sweets (Italian Cookies)

Mama’s Sweets are soft and lightly sweet Italian Cookies flavored with vanilla and sweet almond. It’s hard to imagine the holiday’s without the sharing, baking and giving of cookies. Cookies are just as much a part of the holiday season as traditional decorations and last […]

Chocolate Peanut Pralines

Chocolate Peanut Pralines

A fusion of southern delights where Louisiana meets North Carolina. Nothing says sweet Southern goodness like a batch of creamy Chocolate Peanut Pralines. The Inspiration The inspiration for making this recipe came from a combination of TV and wholesale club shopping. In the past few […]

Brazilian Fudge Balls (Brigadieros)

Brazilian Fudge Balls (Brigadieros)

Whether inspired by the 2016 Rio Olympics or by a love of chocolate, you will find these Brazilian Fudge Balls a tasty treat for any occasion.  The Inspiration The eyes of the world are focused on Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympics, myself […]

Red White and Blue Ice Cream Cake

Red White and Blue Ice Cream Cake

Tradition in America dictates that a birthday is celebrated with some sort of cake. I wanted to hold true to this tradition for a very special birthday, the anniversary of the birth of our nation. My daughters go to choice for their birthday cake is […]

Southern Strawberry Lemonade Granita

Southern Strawberry Lemonade Granita

Strawberry season is in full swing here in North Carolina, and what better way to showcase this magnificent berry but with Southern Strawberry Lemonade Granita, an Italian frozen dessert with a Southern flair. Travel down just about any rural road in the great state of […]