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Mocha Mousse Marshmallow Cake

Mocha Mousse Marshmallow Cake. Or you could just call it mmm cake because it is so delicious it really needs no extra description. Okay fine if you need more of a description, here it is: Moist mocha-flavored chocolate olive oil cake, layered with rich and creamy chocolate mousse, and topped with fluffy white marshmallow frosting. […] Read more…

Garlicky Lemon Hummus

I realize the title of this post may seem redundant as both garlic and lemon are typical ingredients in hummus. Well, let me tell you: this garlicky lemon hummus has a ridiculous amount of both garlic and lemon flavors. Like woah. I served a vegetable and hummus platter for dinner recently because Abby gets so […] Read more…

Pepparkakor recipe from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Pepparkakor to Invoke Autumn

Today is September 8th. School is back in session, pumpkin spice everything is popping up everywhere, and I have Halloween costumes on the brain. I want it to be autumn, darn it! Fall doesn’t officially begin until September 23rd. I suppose I can be patient until then, but I’m not getting my hopes up for […] Read more…

Pippi Longstocking dinner menu from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Pippi Longstocking Dinner Menu

Our Family Dinner Book Club selection for the month of July is Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren. Here you’ll find a menu that can be prepared with the help of your children, and will hopefully be a fun and interactive activity for the whole family. Head over to Growing Book by Book for some talking […] Read more…

Magical Color Changing Punch from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Magical Color-Changing Punch

This is one of my favorite birthday party tricks! I think it is so cool, and kids think it’s pretty cool, too. Who doesn’t love magic, especially when it involves food? I set up this magical, color-changing punch at a recent My Little Ponies theme birthday party. I prepared everything and Birthday Girl got to […] Read more…

The Lorax theme party from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

The Lorax Theme Party

“What was the Lorax? And why was it there? And why was it lifted and taken somewhere from the far end of town where the Grickle-grass grows? The old Once-ler still lives here. Ask him. He knows.” I read The Lorax by Dr. Seuss for the first time last year, and before I even finished […] Read more…

Fairy Ballerina Birthday Party from ChefSarahElizabeth.com

Fairy Ballerina Party

I recently shared with you a Ballerina Party that was full of pink and tutus. This Birthday Girl wanted a ballerina party, but Mom wanted a fairy party. So we combined the two. The very talented Elyse created a Fairy Ballerina character to grace the invitations and pop up here and there throughout the party. […] Read more…

Simply Roasted: Brussels Sprouts

Hello and welcome to my newest series: Simply Roasted. Wherein I show you how to prepare a variety of foods by simply roasting them. Please don’t stop reading this post just because you see the words “Brussels sprouts” in the title! I can almost guarantee that you don’t actually hate Brussels sprouts even if you […] Read more…

Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies

I made these cookies for a friend’s birthday party over the summer and they were a big hit. They are constantly requested and are becoming a Daisy signature! I have made them so many times that I barely need to look at the recipe anymore. I originally found the recipe on Epicurious.com and have altered it […] Read more…

Mama’s Lasagna

As I have said before, my mom was my first cooking teacher. She cooked every night for our large family, which meant many nights of meals that were quick, easy and could feed an army. One such dish is her “Lazy Day Lasagna”. She made it often and I loved it! I now make this […] Read more…

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