Brownies and the Big One

It’s a rainy evening and baseball practice is cancelled. I decided to make brownies with the little boys. They poured, mixed and stirred. I baked and then we went crazy with sprinkles. They each had one before bed. Sadly, our creation must be put under lock and key in fear the big one, my 16-year… Continue reading Brownies and the Big One

One October Saturday Down South

I was texting this morning with my BFF, Laura, who now lives in Virginia, where it is currently 47 degrees. Brrrrrr. It is a gorgeous Halloween day here in North Central Florida... As I milled about this morning, thanking my stars I live here and not somewhere it is in the 40s, it occurred to… Continue reading One October Saturday Down South

Guava and Goat Cheese Pastry

My dad passed away 20 years ago, yesterday. There used to be a Cuban sandwich shop here that made the most scrumptious guava and cream cheese pastries. I would buy them for him on occasion and he LOVED them. I wish I had made this for him. Start with a decadent puff pastry. I used… Continue reading Guava and Goat Cheese Pastry