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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Finding Inspiration and Chocolate Chili Cupcakes Jump to recipe: Chocolate Chili Cupcake Recipe Recently, I met and interviewed Firefly Grill’s new Executive Pastry Chef, Michael Conti. After I photographed all the new desserts, Chef Conti brought out a dozen spoons and said, “Here you […]
The Germans have their Schaum Torte. The Aussies and New Zealanders have their Pavolva. The Italians, Swiss, and French have their meringues. These are all very similar, consisting of beaten egg whites and sugar. But for our purposes today, I’m going to share with […]
Everybody on the planet should know about this pineapple angel food cake recipe. I’m almost embarrassed to post this, because it’s so ridiculously easy. But seriously, everyone should know about this. I am posting this thanks to cousin Joyce, my husband’s cousin. She introduced this […]
We got a blitz of snow yesterday. Brrrr!!!! I guess this was winter’s last little hurrah before spring. Here’s to hoping. Well, pretty as all this snow was, I was in serious need of chocolate today and this Sunday is Valentine’s Day after all. And what is Valentine’s Day without chocolate??? I’ll tell you, it’s just another cold blustery gray February day. So bring on the chocolate!