The last decadent recipe of 2020. This is a new one I found on Food Network’s website when I was looking for a special, festive and new dessert to serve for Christmas Eve. This one is definitely worthy of a special event and was well received by everyone. It’s important to note that it’s not …

My daughter introduced me to these heavenly treats. They’re definitely an indulgence and take a number of ingredients, but, oh my! They’re certainly worth the effort! I found this version on Belle of the Kitchen’s site. INGREDIENTS: For the bars: 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, melted1 1/2 cups cups brown sugar, packed2 eggs1 teaspoon orange …

I’m not one of those cooks who produces decorated sugar cookies that are tiny works of art. I am a regular Mom and Grammy who makes cookies that taste good and become a fun experience to share with my children and grandchildren. My favorite holiday sugar cookie recipe is from King Arthur Baking Company and …

Need something pretty, impressive and super simple to add to your holiday gift basket? This simple “recipe” is limited only by your own creativity. You can make it so that it is cute or you can make it truly elegant. Using a base of melted almond bark, the toppings can be anything that suits your …

My family, friends and coworkers have received this as a gift from me for years. It’s another great excuse to use my Granny’s cast iron skillet and a wonderful, easy, and impressive bit of holiday extravagance. By extravagance, I mean this is NOT a low-fat or low-calorie item. That’s why we break it into little …

This is a beautiful addition to many of our holiday meals. My Mom always makes it and serves it in a gorgeous cut glass bowl she bought many years ago at the Reform, MO, General Store. She said she originally got the recipe from my Aunt Pat, and as it is with great recipes, enjoyed …

This is a new favorite recipe for several in my family who have gluten allergies. These sugar cookies are a gluten free version of the famous LOFT frosted sugar cookies. They’re pretty and festive, easy to make and even those without gluten issues think they’re great! INGREDIENTS: For cookies: 1/2 cup butter, softened1 cup sugar2 …

I wanted to do something exciting this weekend to mark the beginning of fall weather. I found some inspiration by combining pumpkin and chocolate – what’s not to love about that, right? And this combination was made even more special because I was able to use gluten free chocolate cookie crumbs, making this seriously decadent …

One of the nice things about fall is pumpkin spice and mums. I got both of these as gifts in one week. I’ll focus on the pumpkin spice related gift here. My little sister is a wonderful baker and she often finds fun and unique recipes to make. She is also very kind to “share …

I adore bread pudding. When desserts are offered in restaurants and one of the offerings is bread pudding, I nearly always try it. Bread pudding varies so much by cook, by region, by season and by ingredient that it’s sort of like the “meatloaf” of the dessert world. The whole point of bread pudding began …