These bright, fun, and easy M&M Cream Cheese Cupcakes are perfect as a lunchbox treat or an after school snack. Frosting is totally optional. | Food to gladden the heart at RotiNRice.com

M&M Cream Cheese Cupcakes

These bright, fun, and easy M&M Cream Cheese Cupcakes are perfect as a lunchbox treat or an after school snack. Frosting is totally optional.

This Pineapple Pound Cake is made with pineapple puree for a finer and smoother textured pineapple cake. It is deliciously moist and tender. | Food to gladden the heart at RotiNRice.com

Pineapple Pound Cake

This Pineapple Pound Cake is made with pineapple puree for a finer and smoother textured pineapple cake. It is deliciously moist and tender.

Fragrant, moist, and tender Orange Pound Cake flavored with freshly squeezed orange juice and orange zest. Perfect for snack time or tea time. | Food to gladden the heart at RotiNRice.com

Orange Pound Cake

Fragrant, moist, and tender Orange Pound Cake flavored with freshly squeezed orange juice and orange zest. Perfect for snack time or tea time.

Delightful Chocolate Dipped Madeleines flavored with orange oil. Dainty mini cakes perfect for tea time or any special occasions. | Food to gladden the heart at RotiNRice.com

Chocolate Dipped Madeleines

Delightful Chocolate Dipped Madeleines flavored with orange oil. Dainty mini cakes perfect for tea time or any special occasions.

Not sure what to do with leftover Thanksgiving cranberry sauce? Use it to make this easy, moist, and delicious Cranberry Sauce Bundt Cake. | Food to gladden the heart at RotiNRice.com

Cranberry Sauce Bundt Cake

Not sure what to do with leftover Thanksgiving cranberry sauce? Use it to make this easy, moist, and delicious Cranberry Sauce Bundt Cake.

Lavender Madeleines

Lavender Madeleines – a Guest Post and Light It Up Blue

Today, I am honored to be guest posting at Nami’s blog, Just One Cookbook while she visits family in Japan. Nami writes an amazing blog filled with Japanese recipes and beautiful photography. If you have not visited, you are missing out. There are very few blogs out there giving the English speaking world a glimpse…

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GF Buckwheat Italian Apple Cupcakes

GF Buckwheat Italian Apple Cupcakes

We had our first snowfall this past weekend. It was only about an inch but it covered the place and stayed around as the temperature was below freezing. The lakes have a very thin sheet of ice on them but that will soon melt as the weather warms up a little this week. I sure…

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Pumpkin Streusel Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Streusel Cheesecake Bars (Gluten-Free)

Pumpkin season is here! Those golden orbs in all sizes are in demand and on display everywhere – decks, porches, driveways, shopfronts, and malls. They complement the golden leaves on the ground and sets the mood for the upcoming holidays.

McVitie's Biscuit Log

The White Cake Album, Liverpool

Still “following the sun” in England, I had a “ticket to ride” to Liverpool. The town by the Mersey, home of THE BEATLES, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah! “Money may not buy me love” but it sure got me the Magical Mystery Tour. And, no, they don’t have “eight days a week” in Liverpool but seven is…

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Serve this bread-like Peach Streusel Kuchen warm with butter and a cuppa. A wonderful and satisfying treat for tea time or snack time. | Food to gladden the heart at RotiNRice.com

Peach Streusel Kuchen

Serve this bread-like Peach Streusel Kuchen warm with butter and a cuppa. A wonderful and satisfying treat for tea time or snack time.