Pineapple, Cheese, Cracker Casserole The Good, The 'Not Too Bad' & The Pretty Darn Tasty, Wah, Wah, Wah! You just might love it, Yo, Yo, Echo! (You probably need to watch the video below to get that one) This version of The Good, The Bad and The Ugly is very well done. Take a… Continue reading Pineapple Casserole
Blackberry Clafloutis (pronounced kla-FOO-tee) is simply elegant. Simple to make and elegant! I drafted this post a while back, prior to Dad's 90th birthday party celebration and the quick turnaround trip to my nephew's funeral. Times of celebration, though one included grieving, of two wonderful people in my life. I am grateful and blessed because… Continue reading My Diet? Ah Phooey… I made Clafoutis!!
Melancholy reflections;Autumn, family, recipes and...Grandma Alice's Apple Cake!Autumn reigns in my heart and is a favored season of many of my loved ones. It was Mom's and has always been my favorite season. Every year when the season finally arrives I reminisce, recalling wonderful memories of Autumn; vivid colors, crisp air, fragrant autumn fruit, comfort… Continue reading Autumn Memories & Grandma’s Apple Cake
I wanted to make a special treat for my granddaughter for her birthday this week and decided on Cannoli Cupcakes. Oh my goodness, or rather, Holy Cannoli, Batgirl!! You can see, from my granddaughter's reaction, these are the something special that I had hoped for! I could tell, evidenced by her wide eyed expression, that… Continue reading Holy Cannoli (Cupcake), Batgirl! So Good!
A delicious southern favorite, Kentucky Jam Cake...a nod to The Kentucky Derby and The "Run for The Roses"
Stay funny Valentine...stay... As the song says... 'Each day is Valentine's Day!' So...even though Valentine's Day has come and gone...I am posting some of my favorite things that I made for this Valentine's Day. 🙂 I had some challenges with my new laptop and photo program and was unable to get it all worked out… Continue reading Homage to my Danish heritage…Danish Hearts and Cinnamon Rolls!
Here it is already...2014!! Happy New Year! I have been gone for so long again. Doggone it!! I miss this place...called blog! I won't go into long detail about my absence...only try to get up to date with some shares of some of my favorite things since I last checked in. One of those very… Continue reading Mad about…Madeleines! Plump and tasty, delicate little Madeleines!
Remember Dolly Parton telling how to make a fruit cocktail dump cake in Steel Magnolia's? Hmmm...well this post isn't about that!! But in the future I will do a... Cup 'O, Cup 'O, Cup 'O post on that yummy cake and share some photos of those beautiful Magnolia trees in bloom. Nope...this post is about… Continue reading A Cup ‘O, Cup ‘O…times ten…and BOOM, Ten Cup Cookies!
Ahhhhhhhhhh..... The luck of the Irish must not have been with me during my first go with Royal Icing! Well, after all, I am Danish and French! My children are part Irish...but they weren't here helping me make these cookies! One of my goals for this year....try new ingredients, products or gadgets for the kitchen.… Continue reading An Irish Blessing and my first go with Royal Icing…a Royal Pain!
Today was the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birthday! I thought this would be a good day to post some pictures of Abe Lincoln's Kentucky home. Poppy and I went to see Abe's birthplace last fall. The grounds and surroundings are beautiful and we could imagine Abe running in those woods as a child. There is a small… Continue reading Remembering Honest Abe….his Kentucky home and favorite almond cake!