Amazing Raisin Pineapple Zucchini Bran Muffins

  I was just playing around in the kitchen this morning and ended up making […]

Strawberry Shortcake

I can’t believe we’ve never done a post on Strawberry Shortcake! So here it is, […]

Death by Chocolate

I find that there are many occasions during the summer when we gather with friends […]

Good Goopy Easy Chocolate Dessert

One of our readers, Mary, who lives in Costa Rica, just sent me this recipe. […]

Diane’s Donuts

I mentioned several months ago that I spent quite a number of my summers working […]

Amish Friendship Bread: Starter and Bread Recipe plus the Story!

Amish Friendship Bread, the starter, the recipe variations, and all the lore surrounding the process […]

Anna’s Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Finding a teenage girl who can cook brilliantly is always a treat. At this point […]

Vet Bollen (#3)

This recipe is my personal favorite. The potatoes make this recipe so moist and chewy. […]

Vet Ballen (#2)

This is the second Olie Kueken recipe of Grandma’s that I found. Vet Ballen 1/4. […]

Olie Koeken

Olie Koeken (Fat Balls)

When I was a VERY small child, I remember New Year’s Day having its own […]

Sugared Olie Koeken

A Neighborhood Dessert Party

I decided this year that we needed to have a party so we could meet […]

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls – cool rise sweet dough

Years and years ago, when I was ten years old, I had the exciting privilege […]

Christmas menus at Barb’s house

Laura reminded me this morning that I need to take a few minutes to share […]

Orange Fruit Cake

Here’s another fruit cake from Grandma’s recipe file for orange fruit cake. When we lived […]

9 1/2 Minute Cannot Fail Fruitcake

I can’t say that I have any fondness for fruitcake, but I grew up with […]

Lemon Sauce for Gingerbread

I just ran across the original recipe for my gingerbread. I’ve thoroughly tweaked that recipe […]

A Dutch almond pastry called Banket

Breaking News: Check out our new recipe for Banket Bites — a new variation on this […]

Sticky Toffee Pudding

This is definitely holiday food. On Thanksgiving, Auntie Shirl was planning to treat us all […]

The Big Party

Well, my head is still spinning and we’re still recovering from The Big Birthday Bash. […]

Classic New York Cheesecake: a holiday staple

This New York Cheesecake is another essential for holiday entertaining. It’s a little bit more […]