Posts Tagged ‘ dessert ’

  • Everybody has a favorite dessert. Most folks have a sweet heart. Valentine’s Day is coming up quickly. Being the logical person that I am, I took those three facts into consideration when I made this Boston Crème Pie recipe recently. Remember that romance means something different to everybody. So approach your romantic dinner and dessert from the perspective of your sweetheart. Consider the question: “What would they love?” in the planning of your evening. If [...]

  •   My father is a minister, and through my growing up years, our family enjoyed many a holiday meal in homes of church members. We enjoyed the fellowship of gathering around the table together, and as an added benefit, we sampled some of the finest recipes known to southern cooks. When we lived in East Tennessee, we were most delighted to get an invitation for dinner from an older woman in the congregation named Edith Gose. In a church [...]

  • While visiting my children in Michigan this fall, I was lucky for them to introduce me to Biscoff Crunchy Spread.  I have enjoyed Biscoff cookies that were served on the airlines but this took me to an entirely new level of enjoyment.  Lotus Products of Belgium make this wonderful spread similar to peanut butter and it really good just spread on an apple or a toasted bagel. When I tasted the spread, all I could [...]

  • The holiday season won’t be complete without a slice of my grandmother’s gooey pumpkin roll. Grandma is a skilled baker and this is one of her most-requested recipes. In fact, one of my cousins enjoys it year-round. Grandma usually doubles the recipe so she has plenty of this showstopping dessert to share. Enjoy it this holiday season with a cup of tea.   Pumpkin Roll Cake: 3 eggs, beaten for 5 minutes 1 cup sugar 2/3 [...]

  • Hi Everyone, Boy, do I have a special treat for you today!  This is one of my favorite drinks of all time.   Just look at the picture and I think you’ll see why. This is my healthy version of a Salted Caramel Mocha Frappuccino.  It’s thick, creamy, sweet and tastes like a caramel dream.  The sprinkle of salt makes it all that much better!   I don’t understand why, but salt goes so well with caramel [...]

  • Thanksgiving is right around the corner, a wonderfully gluttonous day during which Americans will consume nearly three times their recommended daily calorie count. Sure, plates will be piled high with the usual suspects — slices of roasted turkey, heaping mounds of stuffing, fluffy mashed potatoes swimming in gravy — but what about dessert? While pumpkin, apple and pecan pies are the most popular Thanksgiving pie flavors, who says you can’t kick dessert up a notch? [...]