Florida

The Wilderness Club Eureka MT

The Wilderness Club Eureka MT.

Fishing the Keys

Fishing the Keys.

Sugar Loaf Rum Cake

This dessert inspiration came from Sugar Loaf in the Florida Keys where I stayed with my friends.  My guide friend Sheila took me to a little bakery and we shared a mango cake.  Being one not to leave “well enough” alone, I came home and made my own version of a kicked up mango cake. […]

Put The Lime On The Coconut Bars

And Call The Doctor In The Morning……… Because I bet you can’t stop at just one.  Inspired by my fishing trip to the Florida Keys and my love for the taste of Key lime pie. I made sugar cookie dough and topped it with sweetened condensed milk, brown sugar and coconut.  I baked the bars […]

Fishing the Keys (under re-construction)

Fishing the Florida Keys for Tarpon in March 2011.  This day the Tarpon were not running.  My inner child was more than happy hooking a four and a half foot Black Tail Shark  and spending the day with my woman guide friend Sheila. Although hooking a tarpon would have been more of a “bucket list” […]

Island Paradise

Looking at the coral islands of Key West from a Flats boat gave me the inspiration for this recipe.  I decided to make meringue floating islands.  I made the islands look like coral by adding coconut and small dices of dried pineapple. I used small powdered sugar-coated key lime cookies for the boulders. “Northwest meets […]