Category: Desserts

Decadent Chocolate Orange Pots

Decadent Chocolate Orange Pots

Chocolate Orange Pots are an impressive, decadent, and yet relatively easy dessert for a dinner party.

Baking with Myrna Loy and William Powell

Baking with Myrna Loy and William Powell

Classic movies are a great Christmas cooking companion.

Boo!  Scary or Cute?

Boo! Scary or Cute?

What’s your Halloween theme: scary or cute?

Haiku: Christie’s Sour Cream Pound Cake

Haiku: Christie’s Sour Cream Pound Cake

My neighbor is a smart and funny Southern woman, a successful writer of romantic and teen fiction, a devoted wife, mother and friend, and a wonderful hostess.  She also makes the best pound cake I’ve ever eaten. Christie recently served her homemade sour cream pound cake at […]

Food Magazine Treasures:  Salted-Caramel Chocolate Pecan Pie

Food Magazine Treasures: Salted-Caramel Chocolate Pecan Pie

This pie is a wonderful mix of textures – the crunch of the toasted pecans with their caramel glaze and sea salt garnish balances perfectly with the soft, fudge-like filling.

Glover Gardens Comfort Cookies

Glover Gardens Comfort Cookies

Who doesn’t love a big, soft, goodie-packed cookie?  I found a great basic oatmeal cookie recipe on the Quaker Oats lid, and have been “doctoring it” for years with yummy additions like dried cranberries and chocolate chips.  It’s one of those recipes that changes almost […]


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