Category Archives: Dessert

Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake Dip – Gluten-Free!

I was planning for a week of family feasting and, while several family and friends volunteered very nice sounding desserts; I wasn’t seeing any gluten-free options. Then, this recipe showed up in my email from the nice folk at delish.com, … Continue reading

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Lemon Puddin’ Pie

SOMEtimes, when life gives you lemon (pudding), you just have to go ahead and make a pie. I had thought I had picked up some lemon jello for a poke cake to bring to a friend’s house for lunch – … Continue reading

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Like Magic! Cherry Pie

When I posted this image on my personal faceplace page over the weekend, a friend who loves to bake commented on how nice and flaky the crust looked. And it was. But, there was a bit of subterfuge involved. See, … Continue reading

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Lemon Ginger Cheesecake (Gluten-Free!)

It’s a cold, damp, gray Monday, so let’s bring a bit of sunshine to the table with this pretty spectacular lemon and ginger cheesecake. The original recipe, from my FAVORITE Mommy Blog and Recipe Hub: Wonkette.com, called for Lemon Oreos … Continue reading

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Irish Crème Cream Cheese Frosting

We were gathered together at Barb’s for an early mid-week lunch. The wine – ermmm Fruit Salad – was not flowing, because Mira needed to get to work that afternoon, but we had begun planning the menu for our next … Continue reading

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Butterscotch & Bourbon Pudding

We were having one of the last gatherings of the holidaze season and, well, it was the holidaze, so I wanted a wow-worthy dessert. Pudding! “Pudding?” Yeppers! Home made and with a not so secret ingredient: bourbon. No, this pudding … Continue reading

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No Bake, Gluten-Free Cheesecake

Every gathering needs to have a little sumpin’ sumpin’ sweet at the end, most particularly at this time of year; so when we set the date for our holidaze Book Club lunch, I set to thinking about a dessert. Our … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free! Soda Poke Cake

When we have folk over, I always try to have something for everyone with special dietary needs; like, vegetarian, or no ‘shrooms, or nut free, or… gluten-free. And so, for a family holidaze gathering, I set out to make a … Continue reading

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Cherry Lemonade Poke Cake

In parts of our group of friends, I am “the cake guy” – mostly because the moms don’t really bake. For a certain subset of our group of friends, I am “the birthday cake guy” and so, I found myself … Continue reading

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Pear Galette With Cheese and a Vodka Crust

How very fitting that on Pi Day (3.14), I am featuring a pear galette; a kindofan unstructured, casual pie. You would almost suspect I planned it this way, but, honestly, I did not. It was just the way things worked … Continue reading

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