Holidays, Turkey Topped Pecan Pie

  Let’s talk a little turkey…       An easy pie decoration~     And an easy pie! Have you seen Pecan Pie in a jar? I have seen it at Trader Joe’s, Williams Sonoma, and it’s available on line at  Amazon here I took a little liberty and added some chocolate chips   … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Candy Pastry

🎃  Happy Halloween!  👻   I wonder what they are going to be this year?   Will you be trick or treating?     Here’s a treat you can make with the leftover Halloween loot~     Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Candy Pastry     Borrow some candy from your little trick or treaters and make … Continue reading

Party Panache, Tiramisu Jars

I have never been superstitious about Friday the 13th, but last Friday was frightful!     DD and her family arrived for a Spooky Visit to celebrate her birthday Which wasn’t frightful, but delightful!     HH & I had the menu planned, the groceries bought, and some of the food already made, We were … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Salted Caramel Apple Hand Pies

You might want to call this Apple Pie in a Hurry or Cheatin’ Apple Pie…     4 ingredients and a pastry cutter     Easy peasy, lazy daisy     I used Fleur de Sel Caramel Sauce from Trader Joe’s but you can also whip up your own with sweetened condensed milk, butter and … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Fruit Pastries with Almond Cream

My friend Jodi tempted me with her Peach Puff Tartlettes last week I had the peaches and puff pastry, but sadly no almonds…hmmm…     I did have almond paste, do you ever use it?  It has magical powers  🎩     Mixed with sugar and softened butter it makes a Umami type paste that … Continue reading

Party Panche, Tiramisu Bundt Cake with Kahlua Caramel

At first glance this cake might look complicated…     But it’s really a piece of cake  😂     The cake is made from a Fudge Marble cake mix, and enhanced with strong coffee, Kahlua, milk, butter and 4 eggs Follow the instructions on the mix box for making the chocolate swirl, adding the … Continue reading

Party Panache, Coconut Pineapple Faux Créme Brûlèe

I am really excited to share this today     I can’t wait to find out what you think!     This oh so tempting creamy dessert     with a caramelized burnt sugar topping     Garnished with fresh pineapple and coconut flakes     Is actually…     Wait for it…     … Continue reading

Party Panache, Salty Caramel Crème Brûlée

  HHjr gave me a kitchen torch for Mother’s Day     Yep, the same guy who gave me a giant metal rusty fish and a weathered buoy rope for my birthday…     *Sigh*  such a smart guy, he knows his Mom…     So when life hands you a culinary torch, you make … Continue reading

Flavor of the Month, Peachy Bread Pudding & a Peachy Recipe Round-up

Okay, I’ve got good news and bad news…and good news! The good news is I did make the eagerly anticipated Peach Bread Pudding from the June Bucket list The bad news is that I don’t have tons of drool worthy photos so we’re going to have to use our imaginations…     The other good … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, No Bake Key Lime Cheesecake Jars

  Celebrate the official beginning of summer with these no bake, fill, chill and serve key lime cheesecakes in a jar!     Perfect for parties  🎉, picnics  🍉, boat rides  ⛵️ and outdoor BBQs  🍔     Portable and ready to serve!     Have you seen this ready to eat cheesecake filling by … Continue reading

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