Category Archive: Holiday

Apr 09

Raspberry Pretzel Torte

Our family always had Easter breakfast after church. Grandma would have ham, fresh rolls, polish sausage and of course the eggs that we kids had so eloquently designed and dyed. It was a very simple meal and the polish sausage was my favorite part of it. It was unfortunately also my cousin Andrea’s favorite as …

Continue reading »

Apr 07

PEACH CREPES WITH BLACKBERRY SAUCE & BRANDY ICE CREAM

Here come’s Peter Cotton Tail, Hoppin’ down the Bunny trail, Hippity, Hoppity EASTER’S on it’s way! Easter time, spring is in the air, little girls will have their bright, frilly yellow dresses and new bonnets, white anklets with the lace on them and patent leather shoes, white gloves and a smart pocketbook.  Little boys will have those adorable slacks …

Continue reading »

Mar 24

LEMON BLUEBERRY PUDDING POKE CAKE

A friend gave me a recipe which included making my own blueberry sauce, pudding and whipped cream that sounded amazing, but I didn’t have the time to make all the ingredients, so why should I if I don’t have to. I used pie filling, instant pudding mix and thawed whipped topping and I had a quick and wonderful  dessert that …

Continue reading »

Mar 17

CHOCOLATE WAFER CAKE

This throwback was one of my little brother’s favorite desserts. He would help mom make this after school and it would be ready to dig into by the time dinner was done. He would have whipped cream from top to bottom and from one end of the kitchen to the other. How he managed to …

Continue reading »

Mar 14

CHOCOLATE BANANA BREAD PUDDING

Your Easter Sunday Brunch table will get rave reviews if this CHOCOLATE BANANA BREAD PUDDING is front and center of the dessert section. It’s so quick and easy to put together and everything you need is more than likely in your pantry. Change it up a bit and use half chocolate and half white chips, or …

Continue reading »

Nov 16

VANILLA SUGAR

It’s here the holidays are upon us and our baking is approaching quickly. VANILLA SUGAR is a must in your kitchen for so many things, a cup of coffee, warm bowl of oatmeal, cookies and cakes galore. It’s so simple to make and only takes a couple minutes to prepare. While you are out shopping …

Continue reading »

Oct 30

SPOOKY GOBBLEDYGOOK BARS

Language that is meaningless or is made unintelligible by excessive use of abstruse technical terms; nonsense. Synonyms: gibberish · claptrap · nonsense · rubbish · balderdash · blather · garbage · mumbo jumbo · drivel · tripe · hogwash · baloney · bilge · bull · bunk · guff · eyewash · piffle · twaddle …

Continue reading »