The Making of a Great Apple Pie

I grew up on apple pie. It is a family tradition in our family. It was the one dessert that all seven of us in the family liked, so Mom made it often. She took my Gramma John’s pie crust recipe and her basic techniques and tweaked them a little. If it’s loaded with cinnamon […]

Farm-Style Oatmeal Cookies

About a month ago, I found this recipe in a vintage cookbook. It’s a delicious oatmeal cookie that contains no eggs! Great for when you run out or when dealing with an egg allergy. The whole family loves them. My brother even told his co-workers about them. Now, that’s high praise. I did some tweaks, […]

Chocolate Banana Marble Cake

slice of Chocolate Banana Marble Cake

Got brown bananas? Then it’s time to bake this Chocolate Banana Marble Cake. Chocolate and banana are made for one another and they come together so beautiful in this bundt cake. In my effort to use up the hoard of brown bananas under my jurisdiction, I was inspired by this recipe to create one of […]

Chocolate Fondue with Fruit and Poundcake

Chocolate Fondue couldn’t be easier when it’s made in the slow cooker with just two ingredients! Evaporated milk and chocolate chips make a great sauce for fruit and poundcake. Chocolate fondue is one of the easiest things in the world to make. And it feels so special and fancy! Throw in the fact that the […]

Red, White, and Blue Trifle

If you have leftover pound cake for an earlier dessert — or a cake pop activity, save the scraps. They will make a delicious sweet dish when coupled with whipped cream and fresh fruit. What a fine thing it is! Per serving 1 slice poundcake or other cake 1 cup fresh fruit, like pitted cherries, […]

Frozen Lemonade

This is a refreshing and easy dessert or cooler that you can whip up at a moment’s notice. No need for special equipment or long freezing times. As long as you have a sturdy blender, you can enjoy this frozen lemonade anytime 1/4 cup lemon juice1/4 cup sugar1 cup crushed ice Blend all ingredients together […]

Homemade Whipped Cream Takes Your Desserts Over the Top

Whipped cream is a necessary topping to many a dessert. Yet, homemade? Well, homemade whipped cream will take any dessert over the top! Unless it’s Thanksgiving and I’m making Pretzel Berry, I rarely buy Cool Whip. I buy whipped cream in a can even more infrequently. And even then, I don’t fully enjoy it because […]