Category Archives: Vanilla

Amazing Marble Cupcakes {with a twist…of course}

This weekend, my 8-year-old son and I made these cupcakes together. The interesting ingredients resulted in probably the best cupcakes we’ve made. Yum! Enjoy! Denise Amazing Marble Cupcakes 1 Box Yellow Cake Mix 3 Eggs 1/3 cup Vegetable Oil 8

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Amazing Marble Cupcakes {with a twist…of course}

This weekend, my 8-year-old son and I made these cupcakes together. The interesting ingredients resulted in probably the best cupcakes we’ve made. Yum! Enjoy! Denise Amazing Marble Cupcakes 1 Box Yellow Cake Mix 3 Eggs 1/3 cup Vegetable Oil 8

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Sweet & Salty Chocolate Toffee Cracker Candy

I have thought about making this for a while. This recipe is not only easy, it is very rich and flavorful. My colleagues at work loved it…so I guess I need to make it again real soon! My favorite thing

Sweet & Salty Chocolate Toffee Cracker Candy

I have thought about making this for a while. This recipe is not only easy, it is very rich and flavorful. My colleagues at work loved it…so I guess I need to make it again real soon! My favorite thing

Tres Leches Vanilla Steamer

“Baby, it’s cold outside…” The holiday season can get very hectic.   Don’t forget to take time to soak in the holidays memories…. Make yourself a nice warm drink and take time for you. You deserve it! Here is my take on

Tres Leches Vanilla Steamer

“Baby, it’s cold outside…” The holiday season can get very hectic.   Don’t forget to take time to soak in the holidays memories…. Make yourself a nice warm drink and take time for you. You deserve it! Here is my take on

Gypsy Spiced Chocolate Flan Cake Preparation

Gypsy Spiced Chocolate Flan Cake (aka Torta Imposible)

Chocolate Flan Cake (Torta Imposible or “impossible cake”) is a decadent, layered dessert with Chocolate Cake on the bottom and Flan on the top. You are probably wondering why they describe it as “impossible”…. Well, when the cake pan goes into the oven,

Gypsy Spiced Chocolate Flan Cake Preparation

Gypsy Spiced Chocolate Flan Cake (aka Torta Imposible)

Chocolate Flan Cake (Torta Imposible or “impossible cake”) is a decadent, layered dessert with Chocolate Cake on the bottom and Flan on the top. You are probably wondering why they describe it as “impossible”…. Well, when the cake pan goes into the oven,

Versatile Vanilla – Vanilla Infused Champagne Vinegar (Plus Bonus Recipe for Vanilla Champagne Vinaigrette)

Continuing on the Versatile Vanilla Voyage…. Lately, I have been into infusing vinegar with herbs and spices.  Below are the steps on how you can make a vanilla infused vinegar.  Keep in mind that it does take a few weeks …so

Versatile Vanilla – Vanilla Infused Champagne Vinegar (Plus Bonus Recipe for Vanilla Champagne Vinaigrette)

Continuing on the Versatile Vanilla Voyage…. Lately, I have been into infusing vinegar with herbs and spices.  Below are the steps on how you can make a vanilla infused vinegar.  Keep in mind that it does take a few weeks …so

Versatile Vanilla – Very Vanilla Shortcakes (Plus Bonus Recipe for Very Vanilla Dessert Pancakes)

Continuing on the Versatile Vanilla Voyage…. Today’s Vanilla post features a dessert recipe… There are many Vanilla dessert recipes that come to mind.  Custards…Cake…Cookies…Ice Cream… The list is long… I was inspired by a new kitchen gadget that my Mom recently

Versatile Vanilla – Very Vanilla Shortcakes (Plus Bonus Recipe for Very Vanilla Dessert Pancakes)

Continuing on the Versatile Vanilla Voyage…. Today’s Vanilla post features a dessert recipe… There are many Vanilla dessert recipes that come to mind.  Custards…Cake…Cookies…Ice Cream… The list is long… I was inspired by a new kitchen gadget that my Mom recently

Versatile Vanilla – Shrimp Penne with Vanilla Bean Vodka Sauce

Continuing on the Versatile Vanilla Voyage… When buying Vanilla beans, you want to make sure that the Vanilla bean is dark brown (almost black), flexible and very aromatic.    When buying Vanilla extract, be sure to examine the ingredient list to make

Versatile Vanilla – Shrimp Penne with Vanilla Bean Vodka Sauce

Continuing on the Versatile Vanilla Voyage… When buying Vanilla beans, you want to make sure that the Vanilla bean is dark brown (almost black), flexible and very aromatic.    When buying Vanilla extract, be sure to examine the ingredient list to make

Sweet & Savory Vanilla Bean Dip

Versatile Vanilla – Spiced Sweet & Savory Vanilla Bean Dip

Who doesn’t like vanilla? Vanilla has a classic, unique flavor and an enticing aroma that is both relaxing and comforting. It is no surprise that this spice is widely used as an ingredient for baking, in perfumes as well as

Sweet & Savory Vanilla Bean Dip

Versatile Vanilla – Spiced Sweet & Savory Vanilla Bean Dip

Who doesn’t like vanilla? Vanilla has a classic, unique flavor and an enticing aroma that is both relaxing and comforting. It is no surprise that this spice is widely used as an ingredient for baking, in perfumes as well as

Recipe – Vanilla Almond Coffee Martini

I’ve been reading about coffee lately…  I’ve started to wonder… Is coffee a spice?   Well, spices are produced from bark, root, buds, seeds, berry or fruit of tropical plants and trees.   So, at the surface, to me it sounds like coffee beans could

Recipe – Vanilla Almond Coffee Martini

I’ve been reading about coffee lately…  I’ve started to wonder… Is coffee a spice?   Well, spices are produced from bark, root, buds, seeds, berry or fruit of tropical plants and trees.   So, at the surface, to me it sounds like coffee beans could