Tag Archives: Desserts

What’s Cookin’ During The Polar Vortex

The Polar Vortex is defining our Winter weather this year.  It’s been cold.  Bitterly cold. Here and in most parts of the country east of the Rockies.  There has even been snow in the deep South. It’s been colder here … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Cornmeal Lime Cookies (Gluten Free)

It has been 153 days since I’ve posted a What’s Cookin’ recipe on my blog.  And, while I do not consider my blog to be a food blog, the recipes that I post continue to drive the bulk of the visits … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Jams, Jellies, Cranberries, & Turkeys

In between putting our house on the market and cleaning and going through closets and drawers and moving kids to and from college and into new apartments, I have continued to cook and bake and can. I find working in … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Honey Lavender Ice Cream

I recently became the proud owner of an electric ice cream maker.  My kids and their friends have suffered through being my official taste testers as I learn how to make homemade ice cream. I bought this little beauty, used, from a … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Blackberries (Seasonal Foods)

Even before the local and sustainable food movement became popular, I have tried to incorporate foods into my menu based on whether or not they were in season and available locally. As we raised our kids, one of the ways … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Brownies With Mocha Icing

If you are a fan of The Pioneer Woman and own her first cookbook, The Pioneer Woman Cooks, Recipes From An Accidental Country Girl, her recipe for Mocha Brownies is truly decadent and delicious. My favorite part about this recipe … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ – Trading Cheesecakes for Lawn Care

It’s nice to have friendly neighbors that will look after our home when we are gone.  When we went on our Spring Break trip, our neighbor, Tim, looked after our house, fed The Cat That Won’t Die, and even cut … Continue reading

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