About Sheryl

I have been organizing BIG church events for over 25 years. From Thanksgiving dinners, Vacation Bible School, Fall Festivals, Easter Brunch and Rodeo Fest. I think I’ve done it all and loved every minute of it. So I decided to bring some of that experience to Lady Behind The Curtain. Of course writing a blog is way different then orangaizing an event. I have learned so much about recipe development, food staging and photography. All creative outlets.

Mocha Devil’s Food Cake

Mocha Devils Food Cake - Lady Behind The Curtain

This Mocha Devil’s Food Cake is simply the best chocolate cake ever!  I added espresso powder to give this chocolate cake its mocha flavor.  You can leave out the espresso powder and still have a delicious Devil’s Food Cake! This cake was a huge hit at the luncheon we had for a visiting missionary.  Super moist and the frosting?  Oh My Gosh!  YES!  Creamy, fluffy and decadent.  And if that wasn’t enough I drizzle a chocolate ganache over the top and added dark chocolate sprinkles to the sides.  I found a box of dark chocolate sprinkles at Cost Plus World … Continue reading

Mexican Deviled Eggs

Mexican Deviled Eggs - Lady Behind The Curtain

Take these Mexican Deviled Eggs to any party and watch them disappear!  With wonderful flavors like jalapenos, cilantro and cumin.  These Mexican Deviled Eggs would be perfect for your next Fiesta Celebration!  You could also serve my Slow Cooker Burrito Meat and my Churro Cupcakes for a Mexican inspired meal. Deviled Eggs are always a hit at any Party.  The great thing about deviled eggs is their versatility.  Here they take on a Mexican flair. PrintMexican Deviled Eggs Yield: Makes 12 Appetizers Ingredients6 hard-cooked eggs, halved lengthwise 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons pickles sliced jalapeno chiles, minced 2 teaspoons prepared … Continue reading

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Lettuce Wraps - Lady Behind The Curtain

Make these Chicken Lettuce Wraps at home and you will never want to go out for them again! Seriously the best lettuce wraps ever! With layers and layers of flavors your taste buds will be doing a happy dance.  The dipping sauce for these Chicken Lettuce Wraps is perfect with wonderful Asian inspired ingredients and some American thrown in too!  All wrapped with fresh crisp lettuce.  I used butter lettuce but you can also use ice berg.  Now you can get all the flavors of your favorite Asian Restaurant at home and NOT break the calorie bank. PrintChicken Lettuce Wraps … Continue reading

Best of the Weekend #93


It’s that time again!  My favorite time of the week when I get to party with some of the most creative people!  Thanks so much for stopping by BEST OF THE WEEKEND!  I always have so much fun looking at all your wonderful creations! WELCOME BACK TO BEST OF THE WEEKEND!  ♥ MEET YOUR HOSTESSES: Deb from Cooking on the Front Burner | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Google+ | Instagram Lisa from Cooking with Curls | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Google+ | Instagram Ginnie from Hello Little Home | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Google+ | … Continue reading

Blushberry Tea Oatmeal Muffins

Blushberry Tea Oatmeal Muffins - Lady Behind The Curtain

These Blushberry Tea Oatmeal Muffins have a lot of fruity flavors going on with the addition of the blushberry tea and blackberries.  The perfect muffin for an early morning office meeting. Adding brewed tea to my muffin mixes is one of my favorite ways to add flavor. I also added tea to my Cranberry Oatmeal Orange and Spice Tea Muffins and my Vanilla Chai Tea Cupcakes .  One of the awesome things about muffins is they can be made in advance and frozen until ready to use.  If you want to make these Blushberry Tea Oatmeal Muffins during the off … Continue reading

Mushroom Meatloaf

Mushroom Meatloaf - Lady Behind The Curtain

This Mushroom Meatloaf is wonderful!  If you love mushrooms as much as I do then you are going to love all the wonderful mushroom flavor this meatloaf has to offer. Make a classic dish and cut the calories by substituting mushrooms for ground beef.  The mushrooms not only offer a great earthy flavor but they also keep the meatloaf moist and the ketchup topping is perfect!  I made this for me on Monday and had it all week for lunch.  It was awesome! PrintMushroom Meatloaf Prep Time: 30 minutesCook Time: 35 minutesTotal Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes Yield: Serves 4Serving … Continue reading