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Extraordinary Applesauce-Gingerbread (no dairy)

In Desserts On February 2, 2012 0 Comments

use canned applesauce, if you have lots of it.

The SECRET Pie Crust Trick

In Desserts On January 17, 2012 2 Comments

Pie is a really big deal in my family. My mom made it when I was a kid and now, several decades later, it’s still the family dessert… Read More »

Pound Cake & Acai Sauce

In Desserts On January 16, 2012 0 Comments

Sour Cream Pound Cake, from the Better Homes and Gardens cookbook. 1/2 cup butter 3 eggs 1/2 cup sour cream (but I used plain yogurt) 1 1/2 cups… Read More »

Leftover Frozen Cranberries

In Desserts On January 7, 2012 0 Comments

After the holiday surge of constant sweetness; fudge, cookies, homemade candies, Christmas pie…I have been craving something sweet around my house this week. I finally found some time… Read More »

Magic Cookie Bars, as Mom always called them.

In Desserts On December 19, 2011 0 Comments

In my childhood home we all had our favorite cookie that Mom would only make for the holidays. They were very rich and sweet and expensive to make,… Read More »

Frost Bites—the Recipe!

In Desserts On December 14, 2011 0 Comments

35 Servings Prep: 180 min. Cook: 25 min. 18025205 Ingredients 3/4 C. Butter 1 1/2 C. white flour 1/2C. powdered sugar 1 3/4 C. white vanilla chips 1/4… Read More »

Leftover Marshmallows

In Desserts, Kid-Friendly, Snacks On December 10, 2011 0 Comments

Expired mini-marshmallows; do they ever really go bad? I mean, they can get dry and hard, or all stuck together into one large glob, but do they really… Read More »

Frost Bites

In Desserts On December 3, 2011 0 Comments

My new cookie recipe; peppermint cheesecake shortbread chocolate bars. That’s too much of a mouthful to say, so I’m calling them Frost Bites. I’ve decided not to post… Read More »


In Desserts On October 3, 2011 0 Comments

I had some pureed pumpkin in my freezer that needed to be used yesterday. I thawed it out all day long and put some thinking into what to… Read More »

Blackberries before it rains.

In Desserts, Snacks On September 15, 2011 0 Comments

I grew up on a small farm that was filled along the borders and edges with wild blackberries and boysenberry vines. We were frugal and utilized every living… Read More »