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Island Coco Mint Truffles

It is always handy to be entering recipe contests around the holidays. This way I can make the candies and desserts and have treats all ready made for my guests. But that will only work if the recipe turns out and if I can find the time. This truffle recipe was for Andes mint candy […]

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Pink Lemonade COOKIE Truffles

Truffle…Cookie…Chocolate…Pink…Lemonade…Yum!! We wanted to make truffles for my daughter’s wedding but knew that an outdoor wedding in August meant hot weather. I came across this recipe from Pillsbury for their Pink Lemonade Cookie Truffle. I could not find their Pink Lemonade Cookie Mix so I made a few adjustments. Of course, after I had them […]

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Rhubarb Lemonade Dessert

The contest was to use rhubarb in your recipe. This is my second year of growing rhubarb in my garden. If I had known how easy it is to grow rhubarb and then bake with it, I would have added it to my garden years ago. Our spring has been mild and the rhubarb is […]

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Warm Apple and Pear Cobbler

A prefect ending, this dessert had it all.  Warmth, fresh fruit, spices with a soft but crispy cobbler topping. Yum! It was served with vanilla ice cream but they had all been served before I took my picture.   Warm Apple and Pear Cobbler Adapted from Gina Neely’s recipe 2 1/2 cups peeled, cored and […]

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Dinner for Encouragers

[whohit]-Dinner for Encouragers-[/whohit] Every now and then my husband and I get asked to prepare food for our friends. February 15th we prepared dinner for the “Encouragers” Adult Sunday School Class at our church. We gave them a few menu ideas to choose from. Here was the menu for the evening. Starters, appetizers, whatever you […]

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Spiced Blueberry Sauce

I know it’s only February but I was walking around the yard (before the unusual 12 inches of snow came) looking for life. Some of the blueberry bushes are showing lots of buds while others may have a down year. Whatever happens I will be making sauces, syrups, jams and bags of frozen blueberries for […]

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Mexican Caramel Corn tossed with Peanuts, M&M’s, drizzled with Churro Chocolate

[whohit]Mexican caramel Corn[/whohit] For several years now, my husband and I have been getting together with three other couples. We call it our “Dinner for Eight”. Each month we pick a food theme. We also switch homes. Most often the hosting couple will make the main course item then everyone else brings the side dishes […]

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Pumpkin Cheesecake with Pecan Praline Topping

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Pecan Praline Topping [whohit]-Pumpkin Cheesecake-[/whohit] Each year at work we have a Thanksgiving potluck. I created this simple but seasonal Pumpkin Cheesecake with Pecan Praline Topping to bring. My co-workers gave it rave reviews. Lots of great comments like: not overly sweet, not super dense like regular cheesecake but soft like pumpkin […]

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Coconut Milk Lemongrass Ice Cream

Coconut Milk Lemongrass Ice Cream This coconut milk lemongrass ice cream was a special dessert that I made to complete one of my daughter’s Asian birthday dinner menu. I made the ice cream the day before, giving the ice cream time to firm. The next day I put the birthday girl and her sisters to […]

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Sugar Kuchen

[whohit]-Sugar Kuchen-[/whohit] PrintSugar Kuchen Number of servings: 25 See Detailed Nutrition Info on Great Grandma Meschke never measured anything. It was always a pinch of this and a handful of that. Ingredients FOR THE DOUGH 1 cup white sugar ½ cup shortening 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 whole eggs ½ teaspoon anise (star anise ground into […]

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