Bourbon Pecan Pie with Whipped Cream

Bourbon Pecan Pie with Whipped Cream

Bourbon Pecan Pie with Whipped Cream is perfect for the holidays or for family gatherings. Our family loves this recipe. Rich, buttery filling loaded with pecans and just a hint of bourbon flavor, topped with a light whipped cream. Simply delicious! Years ago, my husband …

Homemade Cannoli with Creamy Ricotta

Homemade Cannoli with Creamy Ricotta

I love learning about and trying new Italian recipes. Homemade Cannoli with Creamy Ricotta is a delicious dessert that has just the right amount of sweetness. Plus chocolate and pistachios! Our family loves them. The first time I heard about cannoli was during an episode …

Macadamia Nut Cookies

Macadamia Nut Cookies

ith There is just something very special about Macadamia Nut Cookies, especially when they include delicious white chocolate nibs in them! Melt-in-your-mouth, buttery cookies with chopped macadamia nuts and white chocolate. So yummy! My husband gets grumpy when I constantly make things with chocolate in …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

My daughters and I absolutely love these Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars. They are so easy to make and wonderful to snack on when you need a boost of energy in the afternoon or evening.  They’re filled with all kinds of natural goodness. Old-fashioned rolled oats. …

Spinach Beet Salad

Spinach Beet Salad

This Spinach Beet Salad is a wonderful addition to your summer meals. Fresh Baby Spinach, Mandarin Oranges, Glazed English Walnuts, Pickled Beets, and Feta Cheese, with a delightful sweet vinaigrette. Serve either as a side salad or as a light dinner salad with flatbread. Incorporated …

Spice Cake with Penuche Frosting

Spice Cake with Penuche Frosting

Spice Cake with Penuche Frosting is a delicious, old-fashioned cake with a delightful, yummy frosting.  Flavorful spices: Cinnamon, Allspice, and Cloves. Nuts. And that wonderful frosting. Penuche is actually an Italian word that means fudge-like candy that is tan in color. Similar to caramel. Or …

Sourdough Banana Bread

Sourdough Banana Bread

Sourdough Banana Bread is a delicious way to use your “unfed” sourdough starter. I have tried a lot of banana bread recipes through the years, and this is one of the best, in my opinion. It has a crisp sweet crust and is moist on …

Pumpkin Walnut Scones

Pumpkin Walnut Scones

Pumpkin isn’t necessarily my “favorite” ingredient, but these Pumpkin Walnut Scones are wonderfully delicious. Our family loves them! The pumpkin puree makes them so moist and tender, they practically melt in your mouth. And then there’s the cream cheese icing. So yummy! These scones are …

Chicken Salad with Cranberries and Walnuts

Chicken Salad with Cranberries and Walnuts

Make this Chicken Salad with Cranberries and Walnuts when you want something light and tasty. I love serving dinner salads to my husband after a hot summer day. And they are easy to make, so you spend less time in a hot kitchen. This salad …

Flourless Chocolate Almond Cake

Flourless Chocolate Almond Cake

My husband loves this Flourless Chocolate Almond Cake. Which is really amazing, because he doesn’t normally enjoy chocolate desserts. This works well for when you need a Gluten-Free dessert, too.  Ingredients Needed to Make Flourless Chocolate Almond Cake butter and cocoa powder for preparing the …