Cynthia

I love cooking and I have been known to scurry around the kitchen, creating my own unique masterpieces. Creatively speaking there is not much I won't try and I have found one of my greatest joys in life is making our house a home. As a contributor on Cooking for the Holidays, I will be sharing my own recipes, cooking tips, and my love for working and playing in the kitchen!

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Easy Stenciled Cupcakes for the Holidays

Easy Stenciled Cupcakes for the Holidays

Stenciled Cupcakes – Decorate Holiday Cupcakes with Stencils Decorating stenciled cupcakes for fall or for the holidays is a fast and easy way to decorate cupcakes with festive designs. With just a bit of powdered confectioner’s sugar, I turned these chocolate cupcakes from drab to fab in a few short minutes. It is really very […]

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Hot Chocolate Mix Recipe

Hot Chocolate Mix Recipe

Make Your Own Mix and Save Money If you are looking for a way to warm up this Fall, why not make your own Hot Chocolate Mix and save money!  This Hot Chocolate Mix recipe is my favorite hot chocolate.  Add a few marshmallows on top and viola, the perfect cup of Hot Chocolate.  This […]

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How to Make a Cupcake Pumpkin Cake

How to Make a Cupcake Pumpkin Cake

The Cupcake Pumpkin Cake You will be amazed at how easy it is to make this awesome cupcake pumpkin! This pumpkin, made with mini cupcakes, is a lovely decoration for your Halloween table. It is also a delicious cupcake treat. The Cupcake Pumpkin is certain to be the talk of your Halloween party!     […]

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Chocolate Covered Kiwi

Chocolate Covered Kiwi

Chocolate Covered Kiwi is Fun to Make and Delicious to Eat Have you ever eaten a Kiwi?  Have you ever tried Chocolate Dipped Kiwi? Kiwifruit is harvested in the fall and is a delicious, pretty little green fruit that is a rich source of Vitamin C.  It is grown in several countries, but it is […]

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4th of July Party Flag Cake Recipe

4th of July Party Flag Cake Recipe

Celebrate the 4th of July Each year we have a party on the 4th of July and my mom brings her fabulous 4th of July cake.  There are always a few invited guests to our home, but the group seems to grow once the fireworks begin. Our city hosts an annual community fireworks display which […]

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Homemade Lemonade Recipe

Homemade Lemonade Recipe

My Homemade Lemonade Recipe is a fabulous summertime drink recipe and it is extremely easy to make. I have shared this recipe with friends more times than I can remember.  Since I grew up making lemonade, it always surprises me when someone asks for my recipe. It previously never occurred to me that anyone would […]

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How to Decorate a Snake Cake

How to Decorate a Snake Cake

Decorating a Fondant Snake Cake In honor of Year of the Snake 2013, Sylvestermouse and Son joined together once again to create a unique and original cake. Our Snake Cake is easy and fun to decorate. As always, I share step by step instructions for decorating the snake cake, as well as tons of photos […]

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Easy Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

Easy Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

The Easiest Recipe for a Great Blackberry Cobbler My Blackberry Cobbler Recipe is really an easy cobbler recipe, but please don’t tell my husband and daughter.  It is their favorite dessert and they have no idea just how easy this blackberry cobbler recipe is to make.  For them, food just doesn’t get better than hot […]

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Easy Strawberry Trifle Recipe

Easy Strawberry Trifle Recipe

Strawberry Trifles are Delicious and Beautiful For over 20 years, I have been making this Strawberry Trifle recipe for my family. Because it is red and white, I especially enjoy making a Strawberry Trifle for Christmas, Valentine’s Day or the 4th of July.  It is beautiful on any dessert table, buffet, banquet table, or on […]

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Cooking A Remarkable Oven Pot Roast Recipe

Cooking A Remarkable Oven Pot Roast Recipe

My Roast Recipe In my opinion, there is nothing better than a great roast for dinner.  Especially a roast cooked with potatoes and carrots. When you come from a family as large as mine, you better know how to cook a roast and you better know how to cook for crowds.  An all time family […]

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