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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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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How to Make a Chocolate Halloween Ghost Castle Cake

How to Make a Chocolate Halloween Ghost Castle Cake

Our Halloween Ghost Castle Cake Our Chocolate Halloween Ghost Castle Cake is truly a very easy Halloween cake design and a great Halloween table decoration or centerpiece.  Since it is edible, this Halloween Ghost castle is perfect for any Halloween party.  Because it is a no-bake design, anyone can make it! We wanted to design […]

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Decorate a Pizza for Halloween

Decorate a Pizza for Halloween

Beware! Spider Pizza Instructions Shown Halloween is always very busy.  Between decorating the front porch, dressing in costumes, taking our children trick or treating, and handing out candy to our own guests, we can get a bit overwhelmed.  Dinner tends to be completely forgotten.  Everyone is just too busy to worry about cooking or eating.  […]

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How to Make a Chocolate Halloween Ghost Train Cake

How to Make a Chocolate Halloween Ghost Train Cake

Our Halloween Ghost Train Cake Our Chocolate Halloween Ghost Train Cake is truly one of the easiest Halloween cake designs I have ever created.  I wanted a cake design that children could make with a little help.  I believe this no-bake Halloween Train Cake is perfect for big and little hands. By simply layering store-bought […]

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