Category Archives: Desserts


This Strawberry Cream Dessert is perfect for any summer gathering.  It is cool, creamy, easy to make and delicious.starwberry cream dessert, kids cooking class, pudding,

I was looking through an older cookbook that was put together by the Junior League of Charleston WV when I saw this recipe.  I have  made versions of this, using chocolate, banana, lemon, vanilla, or butterscotch pudding, but this one had fresh strawberries folded into the pudding and I thought it really sounded good. This recipe,  Strawberry Cream Dessert won first place in its division in the 1983 WV Strawberry Festival.  That was good enough for me! Continue reading STRAWBERRY CREAM DESSERT-KIDS COOKING CLASS


These “retro” snacks are fun to make and bring a smile to everyone’s face. 
We call them cook-out cupcakes.

Cook-out Cupcakes are a fun and tasty summertime dessert. Cupcakes are decorated to look like a cheeseburger. Loved by adults as well as children.

I have been making some “retro” snacks for my grandchildren this summer and thought of this one.  I have not made it for at least 6 or 7 years.  They use to love for me to make these cute little cook-out cupcakes when they were younger.  Continue reading “RETRO” SNACKS…COOK-OUT CUPCAKES


My parfait bar is a fun way to celebrate  when entertaining your children or grandchildren.  Everyone gets a chance to show their creativity as well as making their own treat. 

parfait bar, strawberry, mascarpone cheese A parfait bar would also be great to serve at a party.  It is quick and easy to set up and can be done with ingredients you have in your kitchen.  Continue reading PARFAIT BAR..FUN ACTIVITY WITH THE CHILDREN