Toasted Coconut & Raspberry Cheesecake…and a Giveaway!

  I adore cheesecake.  Thick, creamy, sweet.  I have to say, my favorite cheesecake is plain, nothing baked in, just the cream cheesy goodness.  Sure, I’ll top it with a variety of different things, like chocolate ganache, whipped cream, fruits, lemon curd.  But when it gets right down to it, just keep the cheesecake portion […]

Chocolate Cheesecake with Caramel Ganache


Howdy! My name is Milisa and I blog over at Miss in the Kitchen! Susan offered up the opportunity of a guest post and I jumped at the chance.  You see Susan has been such a great inspiration and a huge help to me in my blogging endeavors, so I feel quite honored to share […]

Scharffen Berger Chocolate Valentino…and a Giveaway!


This GIVEAWAY is now CLOSED.  Congratulations to Katrina of Baking & Boys on her win!  Katrina, please email me with your contact information, and THANKS to everyone for entering!  Stay tuned, more giveaways are underway! Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone!  I hope you’ve got your flowers and cards bought, your reservations made (or your menu arranged, […]

Bon Appétit Cover Cake


So who here gets Bon Appétit every month?  I know it’s not just me.  And I feel pretty safe in saying that 90% of those of you who DO get it were entranced by the cover cake form last month’s issue. The Chocolate Spice Torte on page 102. The day I received the magazine in […]

Molten Lava Bourbon Cakes

  Is there a restaurant in America that doesn’t serve Molten Lava Cake as a dessert these days?  It seems everywhere you turn, it’s on the menu.  And for good reason!  They are absolutely delicious.    But they aren’t cheap.  Oftentimes, you’ll be paying $7.99 for the privilege of consuming this ooey gooey masterpiece.  Stop […]

Love Feast Table at the Doughmesstic Table!


  I have some angels today delivering a heavenly recipe for you…Angel Food Cake!  The sweethearts from LoveFeast Table are back again to help me out while I am on vacation.  Thanks SO much, ladies! …………………….. Thanks Susan for having us at your Table again! We love what you serve up here and are happy […]

Chocolate Malt Cake from Bon Appétit


  Have you ever gotten a magazine, been flipping through, and then…BAM.  There it is.  The recipe. The picture.  The one thing you MUST make immediately?  Well, in the latest issue of Bon Appétit, I had that experience. Towards the back of the magazine, the picture of Christina Tosi’s Chocolate Malt Cake pulled me in. […]

Lemon Meringue and Fresh Raspberry Cheesecake


  It would appear that I cannot leave cheesecake alone.  Poor, sweet, delicious cheesecake.   You never stood a chance. A couple of weeks ago I found myself craving Lemon Meringue Pie.  One of my first experiences baking with my blog was to make the freeform lemon tartlets from the Daring Bakers Challenge and I quickly […]

Lewisburg Chocolate Festival


  On Saturday, April 10th, the small, historic town of Lewisburg, West Virginia had it’s 4th Annual Chocolate Festival.  Located near the ever so posh and luxurious Greenbrier Resort, this festival drew quite  a large and diverse crowd – everyone from resort guests, to locals, to people like me – foodies willing to make the […]