New Years Eve Party Food

Oh shoot, really? It’s New Year’s Eve already? I know that New Year’s Eve is […]

2011

Making Homemade Marshmallows with no corn syrup

Years ago, I learned from my dear friend, Jonni McCoy, author of Miserly Moms, that […]

homemade marshmallows

Entertaining at Christmas: Keeping it Simple

There are entire books devoted to the subject of how to pull off big elaborate […]

Sanity Night Cookie table

Christmas Gifts from My Kitchen–I have a plan!

After a busy week of Christmas events, the low-level angst about Christmas gifts burst into […]

Planning Christmas gifts from the kitchen

Planning Ahead for Christmas

Yes, it’s true. In 18 days, Christmas Eve will be upon us. I can hardly […]

Christmas candle

Easy Chocolate Pumpkin Pie

Greetings from the Caribbean! This is Barb’s son, Nate, writing from Haiti. I’m down here doing relief work […]

In the company of pumpkins

Pumpkin Fudge….oh MY!

  Yes, I know that I should be searching for new, delicious recipes for our […]

homemade pumpkin fudge

Homemade Halloween Treats to share

It’s time to start thinking about making some homemade Halloween treats again. This week has […]

Homemade halloween treats

All Things Pumpkin

Today a young woman I know said, “All I can think about is pumpkin! All […]

sunlight n pumpkin

Pumpkin Pie Caramel Sauce

I’m always looking for new recipes and yesterday my friend Kris passed along a link […]

drizzle pumpkin pie caramel sauce over apple slices

Fresh Blueberry Season

The first question is always, where can I go to pick blueberries? Then, where is […]

handful of blueberries

Coca Cola Cake

My mom served this Coca Cola Cake last week when I was visiting and I […]

chocolate coca cola cake

Almond Florentines

It’s hard to decide if these Almond Florentines are candy or cookie, but we decided […]

almond florentine

Super Bowl Food

For some this Super Bowl weekend is all about the big game. For others (some […]

mini deep dish pizzaf

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

When is the perfect time to eat hot-out-the-oven homemade peanut butter cookies with chocolate chips? […]

two chocolate chip peanut butter cookies

Cranberry Cake with Butter Sauce

This Cranberry Bread Pudding with Butter Sauce was served at our church staff Christmas party, […]

cranberry pudding with butter sauce

Christmas Cookies: More Goodies to Share

Christmas is a week away and the need for goodies seems to be escalating! So […]

ornaments and Christmas cookies

Dutch Almond Banket Bites: the shape of the future!

Can the Dutch almond Banket recipe be improved upon? Nope. Not a chance. BUT sometimes this […]

Four Banket Bites

Christmas Cookies: checking in here and there

We’ve been snowed in for two days and this really is a perfect time to […]

Anniversary Christmas ornament