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Sorbet & Ice Cream Pie with Chocolate Ganache

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Blood orange sorbet, vanilla ice cream, and chocolate ganache come together so nicely in this easy and delicious ice cream pie. Today is Pi Day! 3.14, you know. It’s a perfect day to make a pie! An ice cream pie is super simple to make and is sure to please pretty much everyone at your […]

Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

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Cozy up with a delicious and easy Apple Crisp. It mixes up quickly, freezes well, and adds just the right sweet ending to any meal. I’m getting this recipe in right under the wire. Spring and summer fruit are just around the corner, and we’re not going to be all that interested in apples. But, […]

5 Quick Last-Minute Desserts

Last Minute Desserts

Need a quick dessert that doesn’t take advance preparation? These last-minute desserts are quick and delicious. This weekend I remembered how crazy I felt LAST Christmas — and the Christmas before — doing all kinds of fussing in the kitchen – by myself – for a meal that was gobbled down in seconds, a huge […]

Nanna’s Fantasy Fudge

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Nanna’s Fantasy Fudge is foolproof. You don’t need any special equipment. It’s creamy, chocolatey, delicious homemade candy. The first time I tried making fudge, I was in 2nd grade. I had a crush on a boy named Brian in my class. I read in a book, probably one of the Ginny books, about giving food […]

Homemade Chocolate Pudding

Homemade Chocolate Pudding

Homemade chocolate pudding comes together in just a few minutes. Rich in chocolatey flavor, it makes a deliciously elegant dessert to serve to friends and family. When I was a kid, pudding came in a box. Or a plastic cup. But usually a box that I added milk to and whipped with the mixer. In […]

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie

Mix things up this season with a Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Pie. It’s rich and creamy and chocolatey — and practically fool proof! I never liked Pumpkin Pie as a kid. And I didn’t like it as an adult. But then my mother-in-law made me the best pumpkin pie in the world. And I was hooked. Hooked. […]

How to Make Homemade Pie Crust Without Freaking Out

Gramma John's Pat in Pan Pie Crust Recipe

Want to make a homemade pie crust for the holidays this year? You can totally do it — without freaking out. Some of my fondest memories are those spent with my Gramma John, my dad’s mom, baking. She had a special second kitchen in her basement where she baked. It was like a dream come […]

Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffeecake

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This Raspberry Cream Cheese Coffeecake will be a hit with your holiday guests this year just as much as it will please the regulars around your coffee table. With flavors of raspberries, orange, and luscious cream cheese, it’s a delicious way to start the day! This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you […]

Slab Apple Pie

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You may not know this, but for years I’ve posted some of our family’s favorite recipes over on Life as Mom. Since I also post recipes here, sometimes it’s hard to keep track of them. This one? This one you need to know about. This pie is what I call the Lazy Woman’s Pie. You […]

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

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Looking for a delicious gluten-free dessert? These Gluten-free Chocolate Chip Cookies Bars are perfect for lunch boxes, after school snacks, and evening dessert. My sister eats gluten-free, as does one of my best friends. I’d heard of their struggles to find baked goods that were, well, good, but I didn’t really understand until I started […]