Kentucky Blackberry Jam Cake

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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




Zucchini, Lemon & Poppyseed Cake with Lemon Frosting

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Zucchini, Lemon & Poppyseed Cake Recipe

As many of you have already headed full-force into Pumpkin Season, some of us (Moi), have one foot still firmly planted in the last few days of summer.  Technically, summer doesn’t end until next Wednesday.  And, given that the temps … Continue reading




Cabbage, Leek, and Bacon Tart

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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




Butternut Squash Chess Pie

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Butternut Squash Chess Pie

The color of this burnt orange pie could be misleading.  Cinnamon, ginger, and cloves are not among its ingredients.  Instead, lemon is the starring flavor in this pie.  Together with lemon, roasted butternut squash is added to this classically southern … Continue reading




Rustic Almond Cake with Pears

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Rustic Almond Cake with Pears Recipe

Simplicity is the first word that comes to mind when describing this cake.  It’s basic list of ingredients, along with the ease in which it can be made, makes it an ‘anytime’ cake.  The only ingredient that may not be … Continue reading