Irish Cream Whoopie Pies

  Whoopie pies – a delightful treat with a very strange name! So, apparently, the story goes like this:  Amish women used to bake them and put them in farmers’ lunch pails as a treat  and when the farmers find them, they would yell out : “Whoopie!”  So there you have it, that’s the story… Continue reading Irish Cream Whoopie Pies

Eggplant and Tomato Stacks

  We LOVE eggplants around here! Eggplants are so versatile and you can prepare them any way you like – grilled, baked, fried, stuffed, etc.  Eggplants can be your main dish or your side dish.  For today’s recipe, we used eggplants as our side dish for our Mediterranean theme dinner.  This recipe was so easy… Continue reading Eggplant and Tomato Stacks

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

CHOCOLATE BUTTERCREAM frosting – need I say more? You can use this frosting for anything you like – cakes, whoopie pies, cupcakes, etc.  And licking the bowl or spoon is totally allowed (Arkadi’s favourite part!).  So here’s the recipe:   Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Makes 3 cups Author: savorysweetlife.com       To frost a layered… Continue reading Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake

Growing up in the Philippines I don’t ever recall anybody using our oven.  We had an oven.  We just never used it.  I guess baking + high temperatures just did not go hand in hand.  So when I came to Canada, I became fascinated with baking and baked goods!   One of my favorite baked goods… Continue reading Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake