Sweet Treats

Tasteful Tuesday:  Where did all the amazing pastry chefs go?

Spring has officially arrived in the Northeast.  (Thank GOD!) We returned from spring break in Florida last month and were pleasantly greeted by  70 degree weather upon landing at Newark...

Happy Pi Day

We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming to bring you a special Pi Day edition of Plain Jane in a Party Dress favorites on this 3.14 2016.  That’s right people!  We’re...

Molten Lava Cake for the Crock-Pot – Oh YES!

My son’s favorite dessert is molten lava cake.  He makes it his mission to try it at every restaurant that has it on the menu and has been asking me...

Tea Time

From a rather young age I learned the therapeutic properties of tea.  Not just the drink itself, which offers a ton of health benefits (not to mention the jolt of...

Nothing Says Fall Like Apple Pie!

The minute the calendar says September and there is that distinctive chill in the morning air (never mind that it is still 85° by noon), we start to look at the...

Grilled Stone Fruit with Vanilla Ice Cream and Caramel Sauce

One of the things I miss about the South is fresh Georgia and South Carolina peaches, but believe it or not, New Jersey has some really good peaches too!  You can find...