Chocolate Mousse

Living in Southern California during the summer can get pretty hot.  Granted, there are hotter places, but either way, you don’t want to have to turn on the oven during the summer to bake up a tasty treat.  I am looking forward to the winter months so I can get my baking on, but in … [Read more…]

Coffee Cake

Most of the pastries I make these days go to those hard working engineers that my husband and I work with.  There is nothing more that an office worker loves, than a homemade treat to brighten up their day.  It really surprises me when they ask “and you made it from scratch?”  Of course I … [Read more…]


Happy Valentines Day!!!!!  I hope everyone at least gets a hug today!….or some chocolate!!  I decided to treat myself and my coworkers with a little chocolate (and coconut) treat called brigadeiros! For those of you who don’t know, I am half Brazilian.  I have spent some time in Brazil, mostly when I was younger, and soon … [Read more…]