• August 27, 2015 • Dessert

    Peach Cobbler

    Yum, Yum, Yum…Fresh Pennsylvania peaches are in season and they are phenomenal. If you can find them at a road side stand or farmers market, do yourself a favor and buy them!  I had some business at the Clarion County Courthouse...

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  • August 6, 2015 • Dessert


    Every year, I make tiramisu for my husband on his birthday.  He doesn’t really like sweets, but he loves tiramisu. This recipe is simple and delicious and the mascarpone cream is to die for! I don’t let the kiddos eat it...

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  • July 9, 2015 • Dessert

    Fresh Whipped Berry and Angel Food Dessert

    This Fresh Whipped Berry and Angel Food Dessert is the perfect light and yummy dessert for all of your summer cookouts and parties. By simply pureeing a few cups of fresh strawberries, reducing them, and folding them into whipped cream or...

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  • April 22, 2015 • Dessert, Greek Food, Holiday

    Greek Honeyballs (Loukoumades)

    Traditionally, Honeyballs are prepared to celebrate Namedays in the Greek culture. For example,in honor of Saint Nicholas, I celebrate my nameday onDecember 6th, St. Nicholas’ Day, and would traditionally enjoy honeyballs as part of...

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  • January 30, 2015 • Babies, Toddlers & Kids, Breakfast, Dessert, Toddlers & Kids, Vegetarian

    Family Power Smoothie

    Smoothies are our new favorite breakfast. They are also great as an afternoon snack or treat. Our kiddos love them and I love that they allow me to pack a huge punch of nutrition and flavor for them all at once.  I enjoy the smoothies as...

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  • January 14, 2015 • Cookies, Dessert

    Finikia (Greek Honey Cookies)

    These days, I very rarely buy store-bought cookies. Firstly, my youngest daughter is allergic to tree nuts and I never take a risk with her.  Secondly, I love the kids’ excitement with making cookies and want them to look back on...

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  • January 8, 2015 • Breakfast, Dessert

    Easy Coffee Cake

    Sometimes you just need to whip up something sweet and easy for breakfast or brunch and this Easy Coffee Cake is the way to go. My kids love it, too, but what’s not to love??  I love that it only takes a few minutes to whip...

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  • January 1, 2015 • Dessert, Holiday

    Vasilopita (Greek New Year Cake)

    Vasilopita is the traditional Greek New Year Cake, complete with a coin wrapped in foil hidden somewhere in the cake. On New Years morning, the head of the house cuts a piece of cake for every member of the household, God, and the house...

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  • December 23, 2014 • Breakfast, Dessert, Holiday

    Christmas Morning Sticky Buns

    Special occasions call for special recipes, like these Christmas Morning Sticky Buns! It’s an overnight recipe, but it’s perfect for Christmas since all of us Santa’s helpers will be up late on Christmas Eve anyway!  The...

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  • December 18, 2014 • Cookies, Dessert

    Ice Cream Scoop Sugar Cookies

      We are in holiday cookie baking mode at our house and these Ice Cream Scoop Sugar Cookies were a huge hit! I made them for my sister-in-law’s wedding last weekend and had so much fun to dressing them up with icing and sprinkles to...

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