Gummy Eyeballs for Halloween!

Gummy Eyeballs for Halloween!

Gummy Eyeballs Recipe Video Gelatin is one of the most fun things to play with at Halloween. Last year I made super-realistic gummy worms with just gelatin, juice and some straws. Cheap and easy. This year I went all out and bought a $10 ice mold to make gummy eyeballs! (this one on Amazon). Still […]

Brigadeiro Recipe


Brigadeiro Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe card Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. I learned to make brigadeiro, which is one of the easiest candy recipes I’ve ever seen, just in time for the Rio Olympics! Brigadeiro is sort of a chocolate caramel. It’s extremely sweet which means […]

Peach Ice Cream

peach ice cream recipe

Peach Ice Cream Recipe Video – scroll down for recipe Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. Ice cream is one of our greatest accomplishments as humans. Homemade peach ice cream made with fresh, ripe, fragrant peaches and eaten outside under the sun — it hardly gets better than that! This peach […]

Strawberry Nachos

Strawberry Nachos

Strawberry Nachos Recipe Video (scroll down for recipe) Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. Strawberry nachos were invented after a failed attempt at strawberry cheesecake chimichangas. I shouldn’t say “failed” — they didn’t quite fail, but they were not up to snuff. So I took all the same ingredients and […]

Strawberries with Coconut Cream

strawberries and coconut cream

Strawberries with Coconut Cream video – scroll down for recipe Subscribe to my YouTube channel to get notified of new videos. Whipped coconut cream is a damn miracle food. As long as you like coconut, you will love coconut cream. It’s easy to make and it lasts a hell of a lot longer than whipped […]

Five-Nut Brownies

Five-Nut Brownies

Five-Nut Brownies Video (scroll down for brownies recipe!) For these super rich and fudgey brownies, I altered my grandma Hornsby’s brownie recipe a little, adding more chocolate and more nuts and omitting the leavening to produce a dense and chocolatey brownie for the most discerning palates! Brownies were the first thing I learned to make […]

Black Forest Trifle

black forest trifle

Black Forest Trifle Video (scroll down for recipe) My grandmother Hornsby always loved a good trifle. She made hers with vanilla pound cake and raspberry jam, pudding and Cool Whip. (You can see her trifle recipe here.) This Black Forest trifle has all the flavors (the cherries! the chocolate! the booze!) of a Black Forest cake, […]

Homemade Marshmallows

homemade marshmallow recipe

Homemade Marshmallows video (scroll down for printable recipe) Homemade marshmallows are SO EASY. Like, really really really easy. As long as you have a stand mixer with a whisk attachment and a thermometer (see link at the bottom for the one I use) you, too, can make marshmallows at home to put on top of your […]

Chocolate Pound Cake

chocolate pound cake

Chocolate Pound Cake Video (scroll down for printable recipe) My grandmother Hornsby was pound cake’s biggest fan. Any excuse to break out the frozen Sara Lee, she was right on top of that. A dollop of Cool Whip and maybe a few sliced strawberries and voila. Dinner is served. I don’t recall her ever actually […]