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  • Sweet rolls from school days gone by
    Sweet rolls from school days gone by
    With many schools starting back this week and next, one thing I enjoy is hearing from older people about their school days. I am often told that one of the best things about their school was the food served in the cafeteria. Back many years ago,...
  • Pound cake that's lemony throughout
    Pound cake that's lemony throughout
    Despite their sour flavor, the lemon's refreshing scent and even its taste complement many foods. Lemons are the very thing to go with fish, a necessity for iced tea and help create a wonderful sauce when mixed with melted butter and served...
  • Chocolate Eclairs....easier than you think
    Chocolate Eclairs....easier than you think
    If you've ever had the good fortune of going into a pastry shop, you've seen pastries that are well-known far and wide. There are many sweets that are very intricately made and appear to take a terribly long time to make. It's also fun...
  • Pound cake dressed up for the holidays
    Pound cake dressed up for Christmas
    Well, the Christmas clock is ticking down! Hopefully, you're about ready for the big day on Wednesday and you have most of your holiday work nearly finished and behind you. There still may be some baking that you still need to do and you may...
  • Apple Danish
    Apple Danish
    A friend gave me this recipe that makes good use of our bountiful apple harvest. It's very moist and makes a perfect addition to breakfast or brunch.What You Need:(Makes: 20-24 servings)For the Pastry:3 cups of all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon of...
  • Orange cake that's French
    Orange cake that's French
    Happy Memorial Day to all! Hopefully, you have a day off today and will be able to do some fun things! Many are planning to cook outdoors or just rest and relax most of today. This would also be a good day to bake, since there is more free time to...
  • Irish cream flavors this pound cake
    Irish cream flavors this cake
    The last few days, I've been sharing recipes in honor of St. Patrick's Day, which is this coming Sunday. Even if you're not of Irish descent, this one day, we can all claim to have some Irish blood in us! It's a fun time to sport...
  • Baum Cakes
    Glaze: the new the baum cake shoppe in Congress Park
    A new dessert addiction has just landed in Denver - the delicate delectable baum cake. Glaze, the Baum Cake shoppe recently opened it's doors in Congress Park. What is a baum cake? Resembling a tree trunk, the cake ring is made with up to 20...
  • Raspberry-glazed rosemary chicken recipe
    Raspberry-glazed rosemary chicken recipe
    Wouldn't it be nice to live in a world where easy and gourmet were one in the same?Well guess what? You do!Raspberry-glazed rosemary chicken is simple and yet refined. This recipe is straightforward and uncomplicated, but will leave everyone...
  • Orange and coconut together make a fabulous cake
    Orange and coconut make for a sensational cake
    If you've been following my column over the last year, I've done articles about oranges and coconut being used in a cake recipe. Both of these flavors of cake are absolutely delectable. Now that it's fall and the holidays are...
  • Sweet rolls from the city schools
    Sweet rolls from the school system
    In talking to many people about their school days, I often am told that one of the best things about their school was the food served in the cafeteria. Back many years ago, the cafeteria staff at virtually all the school systems actually cooked...
  • Pound cake made Hawaiian
    Pound cake made Hawaiian
    Pineapple has long been a versatile and favorite fruit for many years. It's healthful, refreshing and good eating, all rolled into one! Whenever we think of pineapple, we typically think of Hawaii, our 50th state where this special fruit is...
  • Oscar Blandi At Home Salon Glaze
    Oscar Blandi At Home Salon Glaze
    Time keeps passing and hair growing. Ladies spend countless hours sitting in that chair having “natural” highlights put in and even more money. There also reaches a point between sessions where hair still looks good, but not great. A...
  • Grilling pork with the flair of Hawaii
    Grilling pork with the flavor of Hawaii
    Throughout this week, I'm discussing grilling and sharing recipes that enable you to get the most out of your grill. Yesterday, I talked about choosing a grill. If by chance you missed the column, here's the link to it: http://www.examiner...
  • A flavorful Easter ham
    A flavorful Easter ham
    When it comes to foods served at Easter, ham is the symbolic main course! Ham is popular all throughout the year, though it's a very special part of the the Easter menu. While ham is great most any way it's prepared, you may be new to...