Category Archives: Desserts

December 8, 2008

Homemade Pecan Pralines

A couple of days ago, my friend Faye came over to show me how to make homemade pralines. This sweet …Read More

December 6, 2008

Oatmeal Cake

This is the time of year when I pull out recipes that I don’t ordinarily use. This is one of …Read More

December 5, 2008

Coconut Pound Cake

My husband is blessed to work with a Woman Who Can Do Just About Anything. Ellen, the WWCDJAA, is constant …Read More

November 18, 2008

Apple Crostata

Yesterday I introduced a guest poster, Molly, who shared her delicious Chestnut Dressing recipe with us. Molly joins us again …Read More

November 5, 2008

Reprise of two favorite fall recipes

A couple of my guys suggested that for those of you who have only recently started visiting My Sister’s Kitchen, …Read More

October 23, 2008

Pumpkin Pie Gingersnap Dessert

Yesterday I shared the recipe for my friend Muriel’s Pumpkin Pie Dessert. It’s really yummy and really easy. Last night, …Read More

October 22, 2008

Pumpkin Pie Dessert

A couple of mornings ago, while I was at a morning gathering of Mothers of Pre-Schoolers, I encountered a perfectly …Read More

October 13, 2008

Those beautiful pumpkins

It’s that time of year again. Everywhere I look, I see beautiful, deep orange pumpkins…in the grocery store, at roadside …Read More

May 15, 2008

Amish Friendship Bread, Part 2: Starter & Bread Recipe + variations

Little did we know that the Amish Friendship Bread recipe that we posted 14 months ago would become the most-viewed …Read More

March 22, 2008

Resurrection Cookies and Leg of Lamb

I want to recommend two posts by Journey-to-Mom, a blogger on our blogroll. JTM has posted recipes for both leg …Read More

March 21, 2008

Hey, check this out!

I mentioned awhile back that my second son Nate spends a lot of time on the Instructables website. This week …Read More

December 24, 2007

Christmas menus at Laura’s house, 2007

I am incurably nosey about what people are eating, and I assume that many of you who come back to …Read More

Skorpa (Swedish Toast)
December 18, 2007

Skorpa (Swedish Toast)

I have got this wonderful scam…er…scheme that I’ve been working. I beg people for their family Christmas recipes, and they …Read More

November 24, 2007

Stacey’s favorite Chocolate Pecan Pie

My great friend, Stacey, who does NOT consider herself much of a cook, gave me this recipe. It sounds quite …Read More

November 17, 2007

Sweet Potato Pie

I got this from a cookbook my mother-in-law gave me years ago, which I have used quite often, called The …Read More

November 17, 2007

Basic Pie Crust

We thought it might be handy to have a really basic pie crust recipe here, for those of you who …Read More

November 17, 2007

Dutch Apple Pie

While I love cheese on my regular apple pie, nothing beats a dollop of good vanilla ice cream on a …Read More

November 17, 2007

Plain ol’ Apple Pie

I grew up hearing my dad proclaim, “Apple pie without the cheese is like a kiss without the squeeze” EVERY …Read More

September 25, 2007

Amazing Raisin Pineapple Zucchini Bran Muffins

  I was just playing around in the kitchen this morning and ended up making dozens and dozens of muffins–a …Read More

August 18, 2007

Peg’s Fruit tart, gorgeous and gluten-free

I was at a farewell tea for a friend the other night, and one of the women had brought the …Read More

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