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
Pony up to the chow line for some crazy good dutch oven baked bread and some crazy, insanely good roasted pepper tomato soup! From those descriptions I think I must be a crazed cook with some kooky expressions! Well, so be it! It is...crazy and insanely good! Since being here in Kentucky and… Continue reading Vee’s Roasted Pepper Tomato Soup, Crazy, Insanely Good!
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!
The creamy, dreamy dessert that you really 'oughta' try!
One of my favorite jellies to make was also one of Mom's favorites... Jalapeno Pepper Jelly! If you've never had pepper jelly you are missing out on a quirky but tasty treat! The jelly pairs well with cream cheese and crackers. I had some Ritz crackers to enjoy my new batch of jelly on but… Continue reading Pick a Peck of Peppers, Miss Mom, Make Pepper Jelly, Miss Mom…
Hey there...Babycakes! That is one of my favorite terms of endearment! OK...moving on... There is something so fun and special about the celebration of an anticipated blessing! This was my creation for a co-worker with a little one on the way ... I made this a double layer 9x 13 cake. The design wasn't perfect...but it was fun… Continue reading Oh Babycakes….Cinnamon Swirl Cake!
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Here we are...already nearly one week into the new year! Do you have any resolutions for the year? res·o·lute! Definition: Adjective: Admirabley purposeful, determined, unwavering. Synonyms: Determined - firm - decided - resolved - decisive I have a month to month plan and...categories! I find that I am resolute in some categories… Continue reading New Year, New Recipe… Crazy Good Blueberry Ribbon Coffe Cake!