Category Archives: Fruit

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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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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A Light Luncheon

Like Me? Please Share MeI had a friend over for lunch to celebrate both of our birthdays. I made a light lunch so we could enjoy dessert. Hey, it’s a birthday celebration after all. I made this delicious Wild Rice … Continue reading

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A Simple Light Dinner For A Spring Evening

Like Me? Please Share MeWhat could be better than a simple light dinner now that the weather is starting to get warmer? Many of us are using our verandas to relax and enjoy the beautiful weather and to partake in … Continue reading

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Yellow Cake With Berry Filling And Old Fashioned Frosting

Like Me? Please Share Me  I made this beautiful cake for my sister’s birthday and it was a hit. I say that because my sister, Lucille, doesn’t usually eat dessert. She is not a fan of sweets. She absolutely loved … Continue reading

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Chocolate Lovers Delight

Like Me? Please Share MeFor many of us there is no better dessert than something Chocolate – Rich Delicious Chocolate.  I am sharing a Chocolate dessert that I served to customers during my catering days. It is always a favorite … Continue reading

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Peach Shortcake

Like Me? Please Share MeHave you ever had a “kitchen sink moment”?  The moment of eating something so juicy you can only eat it over the sink because it’s the only place where you won’t make a mess. The peach … Continue reading

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Dinner With Friends

Like Me? Please Share MeLast night we had a wonderful dinner with our friends, Jodie, Tyler, Reid, Lois and Doug. Reid is Jodie and Tyler’s son and Lois and Doug are Jodie’s Parents.  We are friends with both sets of … Continue reading

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Quick Bread

Like Me? Please Share MeI’ve been working on the book all morning and now it’s time for me to take a break.  The best break for me is to cook something and today I feel like baking.  Baking is the … Continue reading

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The Cookbook

Like Me? Please Share MeYou haven’t heard from me for over a month because I have been diligently working on my cookbook.  This is an incredibly daunting task.  I honestly did not know what I was getting myself into when … Continue reading

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