Honest to goodness homemade chocolate candy

Again in my quest for the perfect fudge (not on Mackinac Island), I came up with this recipe. I failed miserably. It started with the idea of the fudge sauce on the Bumpy cake. I thought with a couple tweaks this could be a great fudge. Again, I failed miserably. But what I did make…

Cheese Puff Walleye

While at Crosby’s Crabs working on another recipe, I saw some fresh walleye fillets. My short attention span kicked in, and I focused on the walleye. I then stopped at the nearby party store and saw some cheese puffs, and dinner was hatched. I added some parm to enhance the cheese flavor and added some…

Bumpy Cheesecake

I, as a Detroit kid, love Bumpy Cake. I also love cheesecake. What would happen if they had a baby. Now, those who know me would think I would be using the Susie Q cheesecake. Nope. It wouldn’t work, but it still has a place – just not here. You need a cheesecake and a…

Sangria Cheesecake

Summertime is the time for sangria, but I don’t drink, so how do I get to enjoy those flavors? Cheesecake comes to mind. So have a slice but don’t drive. I hope you like it. 16 ounce cream cheese1 14- ounce can sweetened condensed milk4 ounce Cabernet Sauvignon3 tablespoons sugar4 ounces strawberries husked and mashed4…

Chorizoburger Sliders

This is a treat served in Mexico. I used Happy Family Ranch’s Chorizo because well, that’s what I used because it’s great chorizo . So getting the right proportions was key. A taste test panel agreed I got it right. (Ok, it took me four tries; it only took Goldilocks three). Serve it with fresh…