Category Archives: Dessert

Ugly – But TASTY! – Pecan Pie

I love pecan pie, but really kinda hate the cloying sweetness I usually find in versions made with corn syrup. I know that there has to be an answer, because I have had awesome pecan pies, so, when the nice … Continue reading

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Blackberry Cheesecake Tart

Full disclosure: the recipe, as I copied this from Smitten Kitchen, was called “Blackberry Cheesecake Galette;” but our dinner guests and I agree that, however I planned on serving a galette, I was, indeed, serving a tart. And a tasty … Continue reading

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Cherry O Cheese Pie

This is another one of those recipes my mom cut out and saved, but I don’t think she ever made. Too bad, because this is a keeper! And gluten-free, because of the shortbread I used for the crust, so, bonus! … Continue reading

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Cherry Coke Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

If there was ever a time to settle back with a nice slice of cake, then surely now is that time. The thing is, a lot of folk don’t want to be bothered the trouble of making a cake – … Continue reading

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Strawberry Lemonade Blondies

My husband came across this recipe from 12tomatoes.com, who adapted it from The View From Great Island, and, since he does love him a citrus-y treat, asked me to make a batch to try and mebbe share with friends (not … Continue reading

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Parfait! Tres Leches Lemon Cake

This riff on the classic (and wicked fine) tres leches cake calls for sour cream in place of the more usual milk as part of the “three milks,” but, not to worry, this version, also, is wicked fine. And, if … Continue reading

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Frozen Pineapple Whip

I don’t actually recall ever trying this in the times I’ve been there, but from my husband’s reaction (and, indeed reactions all over the country) when the nice folk at Disney released the recipe for their – apparently famous and … Continue reading

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One. One. One.

No, the title of this post is not a cut-off soundcheck. Instead, it is just about all you need to remember when you want your next cake (Bundt or other) to pop out of the baking pan in one piece, … Continue reading

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Key Lime Pie

We have a soft spot in our hearts around here for key lime pie. Usually, when the mood strikes, it is only the matter of a drive down the street to our local fishmonger/smokehouse/baker to pick up a slice or, … Continue reading

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Orange & Espresso Cream Cheese Brownies

I have been making these for a while now – and I keep forgetting exactly how very much I like and enjoy them; so, time goes on and I forget about them. Until… one of the kids at our occasional … Continue reading

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