Category: The Sweet Tooth

Found Recipe: Swedish Apple Cake, or “Äppelkaka” 

Found Recipe: Swedish Apple Cake, or “Äppelkaka” 

A friend and colleague’s perfect execution of a traditional Swedish apple cake, with the (translated) recipe. A great candidate for the holiday table.

Valentine’s Day Truffles á L’Orange

Valentine’s Day Truffles á L’Orange

Chocolate and orange are a marriage made in heaven: a simple Valentine’s Day truffle recipe.

Peanut Butter Frangelico Truffles

Peanut Butter Frangelico Truffles

Peanut Butter Frangelico Truffles are easy to make and will please your sweetheart.

Found Recipe – Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Found Recipe – Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Another great recipe find: a moist and dense Pineapple Upside-Down Cake with fresh pineapple and NO MARASCHINO CHERRIES!

Decadent Chocolate Orange Pots

Decadent Chocolate Orange Pots

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

Raspberry-Nut Christmas Bars

Raspberry-Nut Christmas Bars

These bar cookies are inspired by an old recipe from the now-defunct California Pistachio Commission. I played around with the recipe and made a few changes, and now they are a must-have during Christmas at Glover Gardens.

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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