Golden Pepper Soup

The recipe for this scrumptious soup comes from Auntie Shirl (she of birthday bash fame). […]

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Homemade Cinnamon Rolls – cool rise sweet dough

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

Michele’s Peanut Butter Fudge

I got an email from Auntie Michele with this important information: “This is some amazing […]

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 […]

Traci’s Crab Cioppino

While Dave was searching for his ultimate Cioppino recipe, my friend Traci gave me her […]

Lemon Sauce for Gingerbread

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

Almond Bars

December 19: These almond bars sort of feel like they’re the richer cousins to Banket. […]


I’m always looking for beautiful food gifts to give at holiday times. I used to […]

Easy, no-fail fudge

I spent many years trying to actually make fudge that WORKED. Then I married Dave […]

Chex® Muddy Buddies®–the new Chex snack

A couple of years ago, my mom sent us our annual box of Christmas goodies […]

Karmel Korn (aka Homemade Caramel Corn)

Don’t ask me why Caramel and Corn are spelled with a K; some recipes you […]

Chex Party Mix–another flavor of Christmas

My mom has been making Chex Party Mix for as long as I can remember […]

Cappucino Truffles

NOW we’re talking chocolate! We were at a Christmas party on Saturday night and were […]

Holiday Peanut Butter Balls

When we lived in California, one of my dearest friends was also our pediatrician, Dr. […]

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 […]

Sesame Soy Asparagus

Our family loves fresh asparagus, so when Auntie Ellen taught me a new method for […]

Egg Nog Punch

I attended a cookie exchange and lunch yesterday at a friend’s house. Nine of us […]

Boeren Jonges

About twenty-three years ago my Grandpa asked me to spend the evening with him learning […]