Gingerbread House with Royal Icing

Gingerbread House with Royal Icing

As a mom of three daughters, and now three grandchildren, I have made my share of homemade gingerbread houses. This Gingerbread House with Royal Icing goes together easily and will make enough for the house as well as a handful of Gingerbread Men. I love …

Whole Wheat Communion Bread

Whole Wheat Communion Bread

Here is a recipe for Whole Wheat Communion Bread that I make for our church especially for Holy Week beginning on Maundy Thursday. We have a small congregation, so these wafers last us through the Easter season. This is a very simple unleavened bread that …

Creme Brulee with Espresso

Creme Brulee with Espresso

Creme Brulee with Espresso is an amazing dessert to serve your most honored guests. Creamy vanilla custard with the tiniest hint of coffee and a caramelized brittle topping that you must break through with a spoon. Simply divine!  I’ve been wanting to make this dessert …

Mom’s Pecan Brittle

Mom’s Pecan Brittle

Here’s my Mom’s famous Pecan Brittle recipe that she makes every Christmas. Thin and crunchy sweetness, loaded with freshly picked Kansas pecans. My dad lives on this stuff from Thanksgiving to New Years. Somehow my mom always manages to make enough of this candy to …

English Shortbread with Pecans

English Shortbread with Pecans

Try this classic recipe for English Shortbread with Pecans this holiday season. Perfect for an shared afternoon tea with a friend or loved one. Not too sweet, with the perfect amount of nuttiness from the pecans, plus hints of vanilla and orange. So good. My …

German Springerle Christmas Cookies

German Springerle Christmas Cookies

A few years ago I made these hard, licorice-flavored cookies for the first time and had such fun learning about the history of them. There is a great deal of history and baking knowledge when it comes to German Springerle Christmas Cookies. Beautiful Molds that …

Rosemary-Garlic Sourdough Flatbread

Rosemary-Garlic Sourdough Flatbread

We absolutely love this Rosemary-Garlic Sourdough Flatbread recipe. I could eat this stuff every day and then some. It’s the perfect companion to a light dinner salad or with Quiche, or just by itself. We’ve even made individual pizzas with it, by adding a light …

Chocolate-Coated Raspberry Spritz Cookies

Chocolate-Coated Raspberry Spritz Cookies

Chocolate-Coated Raspberry Spritz Cookies are a delicious addition to your next tea party or for the holidays. Sweet butter cookies dotted with a dab of raspberry jam and coated with rich dark chocolate on the bottom. So yummy! Who doesn’t love Spritz Cookies? You know …

Soft Breadsticks

Soft Breadsticks

Soft Breadsticks is a quick and easy recipe to serve with just about any Italian dish, such as Homemade Spaghetti and Meatballs or Bow Tie Pasta with Sausage and Peppers.  I love making them, and my family loves to eat them. The recipe makes 20 …

Orange Julius

Orange Julius

Orange Julius is a recipe that brings back memories from my childhood. I remember making this icy beverage when I was a girl. So sweet and milky. And cold. A wonderful diversion on a hot summer day.   I’m sure you’ve seen or even purchased one …