Breads · chocolate

Aunt Susan’s Chocolate Zucchini Cake

    Who isn’t always looking for ways to use up zucchini this time of year?   My mom’s sister, my Aunt Susan, is one of the best cooks I know.  Every year on my mom’s birthday, my aunt would make her this delicious chocolate zucchini cake-one of my mom’s favorite things.   My mom… Continue reading Aunt Susan’s Chocolate Zucchini Cake

bars · Desserts

Perfect Lemon Bars

 As the name implies, these really are the PERFECT lemon bars. They are the perfect balance of lemony sweet and tart.  They are perfectly easy to make, and perfectly beautiful. We really are talking 5 minutes of prep, people.  I think a lot of people are scared of lemon bars, thus the reason that… Continue reading Perfect Lemon Bars

Biscuits / Muffins / Scones · Breakfast

Mini Heath Bar Scones

 My mom is having a tea party today, and I am whipping up a few tea time treats for her.  No tea party is complete, of course, without scones.  I wanted to do something a little different, instead of the classic plain scone with butter and jam (although I certainly love the classic.) I… Continue reading Mini Heath Bar Scones