Coastal Coconut-Key Lime Cookies

At World Food Championships, competitors are faced with 2 and possibly, 3 rounds of cooking: a Signature Round, in which competitors create their “signature” dish, a Structured Build, in which WFC dictates what will be made, and the Finals Round, again, dictated by WFC.  During my first WFC, the Structured Build was simply to makeContinue reading “Coastal Coconut-Key Lime Cookies”

Coconut-Key Lime Cream Pie

I’m not a fan of coconut…never have been. There’s something about the consistency of a mouthful of coconut that makes me think of Easter grass.  As a kid, every time I ate a slice of coconut cream pie, I was left with a mouthful of coconut “grass.”  HOWEVER, for whatever reason, I LOVE coconut flavoring, MoundsContinue reading “Coconut-Key Lime Cream Pie”

Winning Cake…Coastal Coconut Cream Cake

My son learned to bake 3 years ago. Since then, he has had 3 award winning cakes, one for every year he has entered our local youth fair. His first year, he baked a chocolate cake with peanut butter buttercream and tons of chopped Reese’s cups. He desperately wanted to be original, and even thoughContinue reading “Winning Cake…Coastal Coconut Cream Cake”

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