Yearly Archives: 2012

Cake. “You CAN have your cake and eat it too.”  Remember that! I told you recently what my favorite Pasta dish is. Now . . . I’ll show you my favorite Cake or Cupcake and frosting. It’s this! Usually referred to as German Chocolate Cake. FYI: 1852 – Sam German created the mild dark baking chocolate […]

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I’m often asked . . . “What is your favorite main dish recipe?” Here it is. It’s tough to take a good picture of Pasta with Sauce! At least it’s hard for me. The Sauce doesn’t come from a bottle off the grocery store shelf. It’s homemade and it’s really good. You can add in […]

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What do Caramels and the Garden have to do with one another? Nothing! That’s precisely the way I wanted it. Homemade Caramels are a staple in this house, and I often try new recipes. I already knew that this one was a winner, since my good friend Teressa brings these at Christmas. Since I officially […]

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  It’s hot. It’s muggy today. I picked and picked and picked Raspberries early this morning. Visions of this delectable frozen Cheesecake swirled in my head. They just kept swirling . . . so I made it! Since we have an ample amount of Raspberries at my house . . . I used Raspberries. You […]

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Two things on my mind. It simply won’t hold more than two things at once. 1.  Thank You, Thank You, Thank You to all of you that voted for my simple Blog over at BABBLE.  I was beyond thrilled to find out that I made the top 100 Food Blogs! see . . . you […]

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The other day, we went on a hunt. A Big Hunk Hunt. We failed miserably, and came home without even one. They certainly aren’t my favorite candy bar . . . but the hubbie really likes them. He doesn’t love anything sweet – except for me of course. hee hee. So . . . I […]

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Pesto. I like it on Pasta, Sandwiches, as a dip for chips and crusty bread. My funny husband thinks it tastes like Sage Brush . . . but still eats it. It’s delicious on my new favorite Pizza crust – Remember the Jim Lahey recipe I posted. I’m telling you . . . it’s fabulous! […]

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Hi. It’s been a while. Thoughts of cooking or baking of any kind were erased from my mind for a while. Nothing looked good, tasted good or stayed down for long. I’m convinced that I’ve lost many needed brain cells! When you walk around the house looking for a ringing cell phone . . . […]

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Thumbing through The Perfect Finish Cookbook . . . is a thrill for the senses. The Author – Bill Yosses, is the executive pastry chef at the White House. The pictures are amazing and I found myself dog-earing half the book! The Blueberry Angel Muffins stopped me in my tracks. Is it a muffin or cake? […]

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