Homemade Funnel Cake

funnel cake @createdbydiane

I don't know what it is that I find so irresistible about boardwalk food, but I just LOVE it. Today I'm going to show you how easy it is to make funnel cake at home. No need to drive to a fair, boardwalk, circus or event to get it. You can have it ready in minutes for your whole family to … [Read more...]


Stuffed Apple Pie

THE BEST Apple Pie RECIPE @createdbydiane

I know that it's quite a big claim to say it's "the BEST" but it really is. I've been baking this pie for years. But  there were some years I didn't have it and I would just dream about it. … [Read more...]


Reese’s Peanut Butter Cookie Dip

Reese's Peanut Butter Cookie Dip from @createdbydiane

Reese's Peanut Butter Cups always remind me of Fall. It may be the orange package or it may be that as a kid we didn't seem to have candy lying around all year long. I think my parents avoided the "candy aisle" in the grocery store as I DON'T recall seeing one..... I need to talk to them … [Read more...]


Grilled Apple Cinnamon A la Mode Tacos

Grilled Apple Cinnamon A la Mode Tacos @createdbydiane

Tacos have sure come a long way since I was a kid, pretty much then... living on the East Coast, it was ground beef tacos when anyone mentioned a taco. There were no taco shops, you couldn't buy a taco anywhere I was aware of... Now living in Southern California, there are taco shops … [Read more...]


Grilled Pina Colada Pie

Grilled Pina Colada Pie @createdbydiane

  Easy as PIE! I know some of you don't think pie is easy, but it really can be. Pillsbury makes pie making even easier, they take the mystery right out of it and allow you to be creative with your pie making, so you'll have more time to enjoy PIE! I just love pie and have for as long as … [Read more...]


Caramel Apple Scones

Caramel Apple Scone Recipe

Being left behind can be the best thing ever! There always seems to be an apple lying around my kitchen, just like the last banana. This is for the lucky apple that didn't make it along the way to someones exciting day. You may first think being left behind is bad, this is one time that it's not. … [Read more...]


Non-Fried Fried Ice Cream


Have you had fried ice cream before? Isn't it so delicious. Crispy, cool and sweet with a delicious cinnamon flavor.   I stopped by Smart and Final and Picked up what I needed. First Street Honey Nut Tasteeos, Tortillas and First Street Ice Cream it was $2.49. I had the … [Read more...]


Rice Pudding

Deli Style Rice Pudding with nutmeg heart

Ever since I was young, rice pudding has been a favorite of mine. I felt like the luckiest kid on earth when I'd get home from school and there would be a huge bowl of homemade rice pudding, just waiting for me. It was all for me, right? I 'd ask how much am I aloud to have. I always hoped the … [Read more...]