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!
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!
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!
Ahhh....the goodness and hominess of Cream of Wheat! And...milk and egg, sugar and vanilla! I have been meaning to post this little recipe for a while (see date on milk). Go ahead, mock me...no...the pudding! I know folks either love Cream of Wheat, can do with or without it...or maybe even hate it. Say what? I happen… Continue reading Go ahead…”Mock my day”….with some Mock Tapioca Pudding! So good!
Give us, this day...'Our Daily Bread'. I thought I would share some of 'Our Daily Bread' that Poppy and I enjoy! Today we enjoyed bread pudding...Southern Style! I make bread every week for Poppy's lunches. I made too many loaves last week so I decided to make some bread pudding. What a great thing leftover bread… Continue reading Our Daily Bread…today…Southern Style Bread Pudding!
A Holiday coming up and National Bake Week! What a great combo! I have been busy baking..I wake 'n bake! I baked nearly every day and so...time to get some of those wonderful goodies posted! I definitely wanted to share another childhood family favorite...Grandma Alice's Gumdrop Cake. I have to tell you...Poppy is surprised at how tasty… Continue reading National Bake Week…and Easter! What a week! Celebrate the goodness!
Ok...you had the Taco Soup...right? Ready for dessert? We had...Kentucky Spice Cookies (with Vanilla Ice Cream)! They are tasty! If you love gingersnaps or gingerbread...I think you'll love these snappy gems also. I found this recipe in my San Francisco A La Carte cookbook (go figure). According to SFALC... "The recipe for these marvelous morsels… Continue reading Yes…we had dessert…Kentucky Spice Cookies…Yum!