Category Archives: Desserts

Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Like Me? Please Share Me This is the best Carrot Cake I have ever made. It’s moist and delicious; exactly what a Carrot Cake should be. It took 20 years to perfect the recipe as I started developing it when … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner 2016

Like Me? Please Share MeChristmas is less than two weeks away and if you haven’t planned your Christmas Dinner here is a suggestion that will knock your Reindeer Socks off. Much of this dinner can be made a day in … Continue reading

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Give Me S’More Of That Tart

Like Me? Please Share Me It’s summer time and the weather is fine for a cook-out. And what better dessert is there at a cook-out than S’Mores? How about a S’Mores Tart? You can have all of the deliciousness of … Continue reading

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Tequila Lime Semi-Freddo with Tequila Berry Compote

Like Me? Please Share MeTequila Lime Semi-Freddo with Tequila Berry Compote Many years ago a chef friend gave me a recipe for Margarita Lime Parfait. It had a bit of tequila in it to give it a twist. He had … Continue reading

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Easter Brunch

Like Me? Please Share MeThe Leg of Lamb is ordered (smittysmeatsandwines.com) and so is the Ham (honeybakedham.com) now all I have to do is the grocery shopping and begin the preparations for our Easter Brunch. This year we will be … Continue reading

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Triple Chocolate Brownies

Like Me? Please Share Me Finally, my Triple Chocolate Brownie Recipe. Many of you have been asking for it but I didn’t have any photos of these brownies from heaven to post. I finally got around to making the brownies … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Desserts

Like Me? Please Share MeFor me the only desserts on Thanksgiving are Pies and Cheesecake. I’ve assembled some of my favorites for you to try. If you make only one of these desserts and you have success, my Thanksgiving wishes … Continue reading

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Summer Fruit Pie and Other Sumptuous Summer Fruit Desserts

Like Me? Please Share Me     The time is Ripe for a Summer Fruit Pie.  This delicious melange of Peaches, Nectarines, Blueberries and Cherries is enough to send a lover of fruit to Nirvana. When selecting the peaches and … Continue reading

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Ice Cream (Cake That Is)

Like Me? Please Share Me I love this Ice Cream Cake!!!  Making my own Gelato gives me a great deal of satisfaction and, since there are no preservatives or additives, the texture is creamy smooth and the flavor is delicious. … Continue reading

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The Holidays Are Here

Like Me? Please Share MeThe Holidays are just around the corner and I am sure that many of you will be preparing Christmas Dinner or New Year’s Day Dinner.  I want to give you something new to bring to the … Continue reading

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