Creatively Transforming Food

Month: May 2017

Roadside BBQ Chicken

Roadside BBQ Chicken

As summer begins to emerge, family vacations begin. Through their travels, they are sure to come across a smoky, salt and vinegar aroma filtering the air. It’s difficult to ignore that smell without being tempted to pull off the road to make a quick, flavorful […]

Ultimate All-Butter Pie Crust

Ultimate All-Butter Pie Crust

This is the Ultimate All-Butter Pie Crust ! It’s perfect for your favorite Lemon Meringue or Chocolate Cream Pie. Does it really matter? It’s pie and who doesn’t like pie? This fabulous recipe is incredibly easy and emits a heavenly buttery aroma throughout your home […]

Coconut Buttercream Frosting

Coconut Buttercream Frosting

Coconut Buttercream Frosting is absolutely amazing! It’s luscious and creamy with a tropical twist deserving of completing the finest of cakes, specifically, the legendary  1-2-3-4 Cake.  Coconut cake is one of my favorite childhood memories. My grandmother was quite the baker. She would often bake for others in […]

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice compliments Mexican -style meals with perfection !  Do you need a side dish to accompany some carnitas, burritos, quesadillas, tacos, or chili? This is perfect for a rice or burrito bowl. Cook the rice in vegetable stock. I prefer to use Better […]

1-2-3-4 Cake

1-2-3-4 Cake

  1-2-3-4-Cake is reminiscent of memories made in my grandmother’s kitchen. It is a timeless, old-fashioned classic cake worthy of any special occasion. Even though my grandmother’s cookbook, an old ledger book filled with family favorites, was possibly acquired by some older family members after she […]

Garlic Butter Spread

Garlic Butter Spread

For some unknown reason, I had this craving for garlic bread dipped in my Classic Marinara Sauce that I just finished. Not having the time to make fresh bread today, I created this Garlic Butter Spread to lather on a loaf of Italian bread I […]