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Grape Clafoutis

I was looking for a quick dessert and just happened to have some grapes in the ‘fridge. Next thing I knew, there was a clafoutis in the oven! Clafoutis is a French dessert that is traditionally made with cherries with the pits – along with milk tha...

Peach Upside Down Cake

In keeping with our mini-dessert theme, Victor headed into the kitchen and made a mini Peach Upside Down Cake – and it is outrageously good!  It’s one of those things that is so basic in concept and so over the top in flavor. One simple perfectly-...

Chocolate Cake For Two

We have dessert every night. Yep. Every night. 7pm. The Jeopardy theme song starts playing, Blanche ...

Banana Pound Cake Pudding

The problem with making desserts around here is there’s only two of us eating them. There come...

Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry season! My favorite time of year – besides Peach season, Blackberry season, Waterme...

The Weekend Food Fest

It doesn’t get much better than having dear friends over for the weekend – especially wh...

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

It’s Saturday Night. We need a new dessert! Dessert is a nightly adventure at our house. 7pm. ...

Homemade Pasta and 2017 in Review

If the only thing that happened in 2017 was political, I’d simply kill myself and get it over ...

Maple Walnut Cheesecake

You know me… any excuse for a party. And any excuse for making a wicked dessert. This particul...

Fig Tart

I just realized the danger of winging a recipe. Victor declared this tart to be one of the five best...

Sweet and Savory Tarts

The Queen of Hearts she made some tarts All on a summer’s day.  The Knave of Hearts he stole the ...

Berry Cake in a Pie Plate

My original plan this weekend was to make a Bourbon Barrel Cake. I have to admit, that for a store-b...

Pineapple Dump Cake

I just made 20 cakes for work, tomorrow. Folks who know me know that I very rarely talk about my wor...

Kolaches

We caught an episode of Cooks Country on PBS a couple of weeks ago. It’s a variation of Americ...