Blueberry and Cream Cheese Hand Pies

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Blueberry and Cream Cheese Hand Pies Recipe

I know, I promised you the recipe for these lovely little hand pies a very long time ago.  My apologies!  I got distracted, and busy, and wrapped up into many other things that kept me from posting.  Did I mention … Continue reading




Black Walnut Coconut Cake | Memories of Dad

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Black Walnut Coconut Cake Recipe

Dad was special in a lot of ways.  It’s no secret that he and I had a close relationship.  I spent most of my childhood by his elbow in the kitchen of the house on Linden.  I make no excuses … Continue reading




German Coffeecakes and Remembering Gee Gee

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Cinnamon Crumb Coffeecake Recipe and Cheese Kuchen Recipe

Oh, the magical powers of flour, sugar, yeast and butter.  With my wooden spoon as a wand, and a touch of alchemy, could I conjure up a cake just like Gee Gee’s? He was articulate in his description.  Holding up … Continue reading




Salted Caramel Ice Cream with Honey Pecan Pralines

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Salted Caramel Ice Cream with Honey Pecan Pralines Recipe

Imagine how delighted I was when my 16 year old nephew called to ask if he could come hang with me for a couple of days.  He  doesn’t live nearby, so our time together is spotty, and as he grows older … Continue reading




Pumpkin Ice Cream with a Fig Walnut Cognac Swirl in Gingerbread Waffle Bowls

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Pumpkin Ice Cream with a Fig Walnut Cognac Swirl in a Gingerbread Waffle Bowl Recipe

Can we talk about Thanksgiving dessert for just a minute? Aren’t most of us moaning and groaning from fullness once we have consumed our Thanksgiving meals?  Who among us, when faced with glistening golden turkey, gravy, stuffing and sweet potatoes, … Continue reading