Half Sugar Desserts, Thrifting & Dessert Snacks

“Dessert is a necessity of life.” ― Adrienne Posey Before I talk to you about my latest experiment with half sugar desserts, I want to make sure you noticed our new logo the What’s For Dessert blog. My son, James, Oreo Cheesecake maker, is also a soon-to-be visual communications college graduate. When I told him I…

Good bread, 100 Cookies and Lena The Poet

Listen to this week’s podcast sharing more about today’s post. Today I am going to start today’s post singing the praises of a new cafe in Dayton Ohio called Grist. This new addition to the downtown Dayton scene “produces fine-dining caliber bread, pasta, and specialty provisions” as shared on their website. I had their Smore…

Oreos and the last of the Vegan Butter

Let’s talk Oreos and vegan butter. As you know, for the last two weeks I have dabbled in the vegan world. And it has been wonderful. The world of food has changed tremendously over the last decade. There are more vegan options than ever before. I know this because every January our church does a…

Easter Dessert 2021 – The Vegan Carrot Cake

This year Easter was a little different. Last week I introduced you to my best friend Dr. Demarus Crawford-White, who is a higher education executive and a vegan. We talked at length about dessert life as a vegan.   I was really pleasantly surprised and pleased to learn that as a vegan, dessert made with plant…

Someone say Vegan Dessert!

Let’s talk vegan desserts. My best friend Dr. Demarus Crawford-White, a higher education executive became a vegan some years ago. Recently we talked about what it means to be vegan, how she made the transition and, as a vegan, what is for dessert. As a vegan, or mostly vegan, she would say, she eats nothing…

Desserts at Disney

Last year our family went to Disney World. In spite of the pandemic which derailed our plans three years in the making, we made it! And we had a blast. For seven days, we rode rides, watched performances, walked everywhere and ate everything. From the burgers at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe to the Dole Whip…

Help! I need a cookie!

Have you ever heard the term bad things comes in threes? Well If you haven’t  now you have. Honey let me tell you how I had three crazy stressful situations  come at me and how I stressed baked my way through each one. Some time ago I talked about how dessert can make celebratory moments…