Super moist, chocolaty and completely delicious! This decadent chocolate sheet cake is topped with a luscious chocolate icing making it my all-time favorite chocolate cake! Once slice won't be enough!

Grandma’s Best Chocolate Cake

Grandma’s Best Chocolate Cake

Super moist, chocolaty and completely delicious!  This decadent chocolate sheet cake is topped with a luscious chocolate icing making it my all-time favorite chocolate cake!  Once slice won’t be enough! Today is my baby brother Jared’s birthday.  He’s certainly not a baby anymore – he’s in his 20’s working on his masters, and following hisContinue Reading…


Peach Crisp with Cinnamon Pecan Crumble by DelightfulEMade.com

Peach Crisp with Cinnamon Pecan Crumble

Peach Crisp with Cinnamon Pecan Crumble

  It is peak produce season here in Northern Virginia.  To me, this translates to Peach Season!!  Peaches are probably my favorite fruit, but you can only get the really delicious ones in July and August.  When I was at the farmers market a few days ago, I picked up about 6 peaches.  I letContinue Reading…

Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes

Chocolate Coconut Cupcakes

  Chocolate and coconut.  There are few other food combinations that I love more than these.  When I was a kid, my mom would make home made almond joys at Christmas time to put on her Christmas candy tray.  I fell in love.  Ever since then, I have loved Mounds, Almond Joys, and especially anyContinue Reading…


Garden Salad with Pesto Grilled Chicken

Garden Salad with Pesto Grilled Chicken

  One of the many things I love about summer is having a garden.  Granted, my garden is only a 4’x4′ self-made garden box, but it works for our tiny suburban back yard.  Last night I was talking with my neighbor Bethany who planted several items in planters and like us,  had several items growContinue Reading…

Craving a wonderfully refreshing fruity cocktail? My Easy Peach & Cherry Sangria is the perfect drink to mix for a party, shower or summer cookout. Just a few simple ingredients are needed for a pitcher of this fantastic summer libation!

Easy Peach and Cherry Sangria

Easy Peach and Cherry Sangria

Craving a wonderfully refreshing fruity cocktail?  My Easy Peach & Cherry Sangria is the perfect drink to mix for a party, shower or summer cookout.  Just a few simple ingredients are needed for a pitcher of this fantastic summer libation!   I’ve decided I need to start a book club.  Specifically, to have my girlfriendsContinue Reading…


Strawberry Rhubarb Jam by DelightfulEMade.com

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

  Harrison and I came back to my home town, Burke, SD to visit my family for a couple weeks.  Unlike last summer, they’ve had lots of rain and sunshine, which has helped the local crops and gardens grow leaps and bounds.  My dad’s strawberry patch is no exception.  I’ve never seen strawberry plants asContinue Reading…

Summer Birdie Wreath

Summer Birdie Wreath

Now that summer is in full swing, I’ve been meaning to take down my Spring Cherry Blossom wreath, and put up something more “summery”.  I’ve had the materials to make this wreath for several months, but haven’t had the chance to sit down and finish it.  Alas – this past weekend I had a bitContinue Reading…