Desserts

How to Make an Ice Cream Bombe with only 3 Ingredients

I don’t know about you, but I think cooking should be FUN!  Making things from scratch, especially if it’s easy, is highly rewarding, but sometimes it’s just plain ol’ fun to put something together that’s “semi” homemade, easy, super tasty, and really pretty.  That’s exactly […]

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Ice Cream Flavors that are Outrageously Delicious

Ice Cream Flavors that are Outrageously Delicious

Life was changed forever when ice cream was invented. Have you landed a huge deal or just enjoyed a fabulous meal?  A scoop of ice cream makes a great day… AWESOME!  Have a horrible fight with your boyfriend or get a bad grade?  Treat yourself […]

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Discover Durnstein, Austria on the Danube and an Apricot Tart Recipe

Discover Durnstein, Austria on the Danube and an Apricot Tart Recipe

Jump to recipe: Apricot Tart Recipe A couple years ago, Jerry and I took an AmaWaterways river cruise down the Danube.  I had never taken a cruise before so I really had no idea what to expect.  I was blown away!  If you like to […]

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Layered Chocolate Sheet Cake

Layered Chocolate Sheet Cake

Yesterday was my birthday.  47 years old.  Holy crap.  How did that happen?  Well, thank God it did and I hope it keeps happening for another 47!  I love birthdays.  I think of birthdays as your own personal New Year.  They’re the perfect excuse to […]

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Make Your Own Homemade Mile High Apple Pie

Make Your Own Homemade Mile High Apple Pie

PICK YOUR OWN When I was growing up in St. Louis, every few years we would make a trip across the Mississippi to Eckert’s Farm near Belleville, IL, go for hayrides, drink hot cider, and pick apples..  We’d bring back bags full of apples and at […]

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Alexandria’s Birthday Pumpkin Pie

Alexandria’s Birthday Pumpkin Pie

Flashback Friday Today on Lakeside Table it’s Flashback Friday!  Last year about this time, my eldest step daughter, Alexandria, turned 25.  How did that happen?  First of all before I go any further, I have to say, I am completely blessed with not 1 but […]

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The Ever Versatile Chocolate Mousse

If there is any dessert that under appreciated, it’s the beautifully velvet Chocolate Mousse.  It has got to be one of the best desserts because it is so versatile as well as being smooth, deeply chocolate-y, and rich.   Before we go any further, let’s just […]

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Sugar Cookies for our Corvette FUNFEST Road Trip Picnic

Take a Road Trip to Mid America Motorworks’ FUNFEST  For the past 24 years, every September the heart of Effingham, IL is revved up with the roar of thousands of Corvettes.  The 3rd Thursday of September kicks off the 4 day long weekend event with […]

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