CoPineSpiRum – A Mashup Of Coconut Cheesecake, Pineapple Upside Down Cake And Spiced Rum

Here we go again, another crazy day to celebrate this April.   April 20 is Pineapple Upside Down Cake Day! Why? We do not know. But let’s enjoy a look back to this vintage cake invented in 1903, but popularized in 1925 when the Hawaiian Pineapple Company (now the Dole Company) held a baking contest…
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Easter Candy Gets Cracked

  It’s not often that the humble little saltine cracker would get invited to Easter dinner. After all that’s where the far more decadent foods like glazed ham, au gratin potatoes and buttery rolls hang out. But this year, the cracker normally reserved for chicken noodle soup and sick days, has earned its place at…
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A Dream Come True For Gin And Tonic Lovers: We Put Your Cocktail In A Cake

Sometimes people ask me how I get my ideas for “The Great Indoors.” Most of the time, it’s pretty easy, especially as we approach notable foodie times times of the year like Thanksgiving, Christmas or Super Bowl party time. But what kind of recipe should I share on a random Thursday in early April? Bueller?…
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Dessert Imposters For April Fools’ Day (AKA: This Isn’t A Plate Of Eggs And Bacon)

Let’s be honest, April Fool’s Day isn’t much of a holiday. It’s more of an annoyance really. You go through the day questioning everything you see and hear from pranksters who revel in the day. Even news people get a little goofy this time of year. The most famous April Fools’ Day prank in history…
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Bring On The Madness! Basketball-Themed Cake Adds Fun To Final Four

Americans might be fiercely divided in many areas, but NCAA basketball doesn’t appear to be one of them. We love our college basketball – an estimated 40 to 50 million people will fill out March Madness brackets this year. Some are seasoned professionals, while many more are just having a little fun in an office…
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