Pickled Jalapeno Peppers

August 11, 2014
Pickled Jalapeno Peppers | Cake Duchess

Some like it hot! I do!! Summertime means easier recipes. We can’t wait for it to officially be barbecue season and to start grilling! I don’t know why I was obsessed with making pickled jalapeno peppers. It was something I had on mind for months!   I finally came across a recipe I thought would […]

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Rosemary Grissini #TwelveLoaves

August 5, 2014
rosemary grissini | cake duchess

Oh, this has been a doozy of a week weather-wise. It has been pouring! And I mean POURING! I never thought I’d get to baking my rosemary grissini. I kept saying, “Tomorrow I’ll bake them!” That tomorrow never came. The weather was awful and when there was a break from the rain and the sun […]

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Kiwi and Raspberry Pavlova

August 4, 2014
kiwi and raspberry pavlova | cakeduchess

  If I really want to impress my friends and family, I make a pavlova! They are just so pretty look at and they are not as complicated to make as you may think! Making a pavlova is pretty easy and relatively fool-proof! The results:  crunchy on the outside and as fluffy as a marshmallow […]

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No-Bake Limoncello Cheesecake

July 30, 2014
no-bake limoncello cheesecake | Cake Duchess

I almost considered calling this cheesecake “My Favorite Cheesecake!!! Seriously, THE Best Cheesecake I Had in a Long Time” Right…I know, it’s super silly. And it may even seem as if I’m exaggerating. But truly, this is the best cheesecake for me!   Please don’t tell my mom I’m saying this! She is the cheesecake […]

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Oven-Baked Strawberry Pancake

July 25, 2014
Oven-Baked Strawberry Pancake | Cake Duchess

I’m having some blogging issues these days. I’m trying to get back into a sort of rhythm with my blog. My blog didn’t start out as a business for me. It was a hobby and I made a little bit of money with it. I always knew there were ways to make my blog more […]

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Apricot Summer Bread – #TwelveLoaves

July 11, 2014
Apricot Flat Bread | Cake Duchess

Summer I tend to bake a little less. Not that I don’t LOVE to bake. Not that I don’t have little customers complaining at my lack of baking activity. But you see, we were just in Italy for the first part of the summer and I didn’t do much in the kitchen, other than help […]

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Cherry-Almond Focaccia – #TwelveLoaves

June 3, 2014
Cherry Almond Focaccia | Cake Duchess

I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted here. I have been dreaming of cakes and cookies to share with all of you! My children are noticing the lack of sweets around here these days! My daughter mentioned she’s pretty bored with my different versions of banana breads, apple cakes and crostatas. I even […]

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Caramelized Vidalia Onion Rolls – #TwelveLoaves

May 6, 2014
Caramelized Vidalia Onion Rolls | Cake Duchess

Spring seemed to take forever to arrive and now it’s almost summer again! I am always looking forward to a new #TwelveLoaves bread baking challenge. I chose caramelized vidalia onion rolls for this month! Sometimes our baking group likes to explore the savory side of breads! #TwelveLoaves May: Onions May: Onions. The month of April […]

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Ham, Goat Cheese and Vidalia Onion Tart {torta salata}

April 28, 2014
Ham, Goat Cheese and Vidalia Onion Tart | Cake Duchess

Planning for dinner is not always so easy. Some days I feel I have a good handle on it. Some days I just want to eat a sandwich or a bowl of soup! Some days I’m just graving a tart like this ham, goat cheese and Vidalia onion tart! When caramelized onions are involved, everything […]

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Vanilla Gelato – Guest Post with Karen’s Kitchen Stories #FoodMemory

April 23, 2014
Vanilla Gelato | Cake Duchess

It’s been so wonderful to share these #FoodMemory stories with my readers. Each friend that has participated is talented in so many different ways. We all share a common bond that is a love of food. It’s been incredible reading the stories that have been shared with me for this #FoodMemory series. Losing my father […]

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