Tag Archives: Dessert

Parfait! Better Apple Pie Bars

A few weeks ago, I made a batch of Apple Pie Bars according to a recipe from the nice folk at Kraft foods; and they were quite good. But… Tho’ I (for once) followed instructions and used the sized pan … Continue reading

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Apple Pie Bars

This is a pretty awesome dessert; and the pastry recipe was so unusual – well, to me, anyway – that I knew I’d have to try it. The nice folk at Kraft sent me an email featuring fall desserts, and … Continue reading

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Cherry Cobbler

I gotta be totally honest; this very good cobbler caused me all kinds of trouble before (finally) turning out correctly. Part of the trouble was me; I misjudged the amount of cherries and so made the filling twice. Not too, … Continue reading

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Orange Chocolate Chess Bars

I had an email from the nice folk at All in Good Food for Chess Bars. I didn’t grow up with the concept, but I have dabbled in chess desserts a bit, so thought I might could dabble again. With … Continue reading

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Fruit Punch Mousse!

We were at a market with Rich’s mom in her home town and I came across… FRUIT PUNCH JELL-O! I didn’t wait. I didn’t think. I snapped up two boxes (and a couple of boxes of curiously named – at … Continue reading

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Brûléed Lemon Tart

It’s a mystery. Rich and I are both convinced that we left our kitchen flame thrower at Golnaz’s house. Heck, even Golnaz is pretty certain we left it there, after we totally failed to get it to work for crème … Continue reading

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Guinness Gingerbread

This dark, rich, spicy cake is a tasty treat at any time, but especially on these (often) cool, gray late winter days. Tho… when I say spicy, I have to admit that I think it could be more so. I … Continue reading

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Orange Cream Cake

All dressed up for a holiday fête, this cake tastes just a bit like a dreamsicle – all orange and vanilla and stuff – and the buttercream frosting has an extra surprise added… Pepper (!) Yep, a dab o’ black … Continue reading

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Maple Syrup Crème Brûlée

This week’s Food for Thought quote comes to us from Ambrose Bierce, who was, apparently, not a fan of custard. I thought the custard my mom would make when I was a kid a fine dessert, but given the choice … Continue reading

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Parfait! French Apple Cake

Don’t get all worked up; yes, this is a French cake recipe, but no, it is not complicated, nor is it in any way difficult to toss together. You don’t even need an electric mixer; just some apples, eggs, rather … Continue reading

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