cheesecake · Party Planning

And You Shall Have Life in a Barn Dance {Chocolate Cheesecake Cookie Cups}

Hay bales, bunting, a dance caller, a silly hat competition and a rustic supper to match – you’d be forgiven for thinking this was a country dance in small-town southern US. But these antics were in fact all present at our church’s Barn Dance held earlier this year. The plan for this event was originally… Continue reading And You Shall Have Life in a Barn Dance {Chocolate Cheesecake Cookie Cups}

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Remembering Grandma {Berry Jelly Cheesecake Slice}

As the title suggests, there’s a bitter element to the usual sweetness on the blog today. Last month after a series of recent strokes, I lost my grandmother. She was my last living grandparent and the one I had been closest to. Even more sadly, I hadn’t felt that closeness for some time: during the… Continue reading Remembering Grandma {Berry Jelly Cheesecake Slice}

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{A Summer of Decadent Desserts} Cheesecake Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel

Ah summer and its long sunny days. What could be better than dining late during those warmer nights? Ending them with a delicious sweet treat, that’s what!  This month I’ve been trying out some gorgeous recipes that have been floating around the blogsphere; recipes where salted caramel, thick chocolate brownie and rich cheesecake layers interlace… Continue reading {A Summer of Decadent Desserts} Cheesecake Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel