Berry Shortcakes

After we got married {which was 6 years ago today!!}, we had a bunch of family and friends that were still in town, so we decided to go on a day trip to Ogunquit, Maine. ¬†When we lived in Massachusetts, we went there fairly frequently and usually spent Labor Day weekend there. We went to an Italian place for dinner and when it came time for dessert, everyone picked the usual Tiramisu or the decadent chocolate cake, but I opted for the Strawberry Shortcake, because I’m a sucker for fruity desserts (don’t get me started on lemon desserts…}. What came out was so unexpected that everyone was jealous! I was presented with a still warm shortcake in a bowl piled high with strawberries and just lightly sweetened whipped cream. It was amazing and is one of those things that I still think about years later. Continue reading

Oreo Ice Cream Cake

Oreo Ice Cream Cake 005Who posts a potential Memorial Day dessert the day of Memorial Day? This girl! This recipe is for all my spirit animals who are procrastinators and never plan, but still want to bring something to a party. But even though you’re using all store bought items and simply freezing things, the results are still pretty impressive. Continue reading