Category Archives: Desserts

Sugar Coma-No Bake Cookie Cheesecake

I make things up as I go, and I do the same thing with food often.  I don’t wake up in the morning, and think to myself, “Today, I must invent a new recipe for a no-bake cheesecake.” Not me, … Continue reading

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Tie Dyed Groom’s Cake

Greg & I have been married just over two years now, and I recently received a comment about the tie dyed cake asking to know how it turned out. The tie dyed cake was the groom’s cake, and because it … Continue reading

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Low key Labor Day menu

We’re not having a big barbecue, and we don’t have any company coming either.  We’re not going anywhere, and it’s a kind of stay-at-home-and-get-chores-done weekend.  We aren’t alone in that–lots of people are staying home between the price of gasoline … Continue reading

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Butterscotch brownies–candy or cookie?

I’m married to a chocoholic.  He’ll eat anything if its chocolate. I like chocolate, but…I’m a lot pickier than he is, as well as there are times when I want a sweet that is anything but chocolate. For some reason, … Continue reading

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Something delicious-sopapilla cheesecake

Sopapillas (pronounced like “soap-uh-pee-yuh”) are normally a fried pastry, made with the same dough that is used for tortillas or frybread.  It’s rolled thin, cut into rectangles, and deep fried where it puffs up to a hollow ready-to-fill piece of … Continue reading

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Chocolate News?

I’m sure you are wondering what kind of news there possibly could be about chocolate.  Maybe a recall?  Some new horrible consequence for eating it?  Maybe some new benefit from eating it? It’s a bit different than that.  None of … Continue reading

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Love chocolate?

Shhhhhh, don’t tell anyone! I’ve been writing this blog for a long time now, and have been writing about food and recipes even longer.  Sooo….it was a  natural evolution to take it up a notch.  So guess what is in … Continue reading

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The elusive bananas foster custard pie

The bananas foster custard pie is my current project in the works.  We had the initial version, but that missed the mark for me.  It just wasn’t it.  So, with my partner in crime, we discussed what was wrong, and … Continue reading

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Creative cooking and buttermilk banana foster custard pie

You don’t have to have some special degree in order to be a creative cook.  It does help to have some basic skills, a bit of creativity, and a dash of common sense though!  That means that when I’m contemplating … Continue reading

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Baking isn’t so scary with a crazy cake

Baking.  It’s the one place that can inspire sheer terror in many novices, along with being asked to prepare a holiday dinner.  It doesn’t have to be frightening, and it’s not as difficult as some people would like to convince … Continue reading

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