Category: Baking

Grandma Harrison’s Butterscotch Pie

Posted on
Butterscotch Pie Recipe

My Grandma Harrison was one of the best souls I have ever known.  She worked hard, gave selflessly, and loved unconditionally. Grandma raised my Dad as a single mother, and later lived together with my parents and helped raise me and … Continue reading




Kentucky Blackberry Jam Cake

Posted on
Kentucky Blackberry Jam Cake Recipe

We lost our Mom in August of 2015.  Mom didn’t leave behind very much, she was a woman of few possessions and content to be that way.  What she did leave me and my ten siblings was her collection of … Continue reading




Cabbage, Leek, and Bacon Tart

Posted on
Cabbage, Leek, and Bacon Tart Recipe

With Pi Day fast approaching, and St. Patrick’s Day just a few days off, I thought I would kill two birds with one stone and bring you this versatile tart, which technically isn’t a pie, but it is a close … Continue reading




Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies with Toffee and Cashews

Posted on
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cookies with Toffee and Cashews Recipe

This cookie was born out of a craving for chocolate.  It is what I refer to as a ‘raid the pantry’ cookie.  I started with some deep dark cocoa and bittersweet chips.  I found toffee bits, a lot of toffee bits … Continue reading




Upside-Down Blood Orange Polenta Cake

Posted on
Upside-Down Blood Orange Polenta Cake Recipe

The markets are spilling over with lavish amounts of spritely citrus, and I am taking full advantage of the abundance.  I love them all but I will admit that I have a secret (or not so secret) love affair with … Continue reading