Chocolate Almond Phylo Cups

Topped with Toasted Slivered Almonds

Pre-cooked frozen Phylo shells are so quick and easy to pull out of the freezer, fill, and serve.  They’re pricey, though. If you find them on sale, like I did just before Christmas, it’s a great time to stock up and save for later. There are many things you can do with the dainty little […]

Banana Pudding Especialle

Banana Pudding Especialle

Do you have a favorite banana pudding recipe?  Until my early 40’s, I never ate the stuff…hated the banana texture when they went to mush inside the pudding.  Do you have texture issues, too? I may be the only one, but now that I make my own banana pudding (and it’s eaten really fast), I […]

Dairy-Free Ice Dream and Dreamsicle: Peaches and Coconut Cream

Making Healthy Peach Ice-Cream

Have you been dreaming of new concoctions made from the canned coconut milk I whipped last week?  I had one can left in my refrigerator from making the whipped coconut milk recipe. While making real peach home-made ice-cream for our family on July 4th, I decided to treat myself to a healthier version. I mentioned last […]

Grandmomma’s Mississippi Mud Cake

Grandmomma's Mississippi Mud Cake

When Fun Son’s birthday rolled around and I set our Beach Escape Tablescape, I planned to make his favorite chocolate chip pound cake.  I thumbed through my recipes and came across my grandmother’s recipe for Mississippi Mud Cake. Hmm…Fun Son loves rich and gooey chocolate. Why had I never made this for my family before?  […]

Surprise-Inside Brownies

Surprise-Inside Brownies

Can you imagine your favorite cookies and your favorite chocolate candy tucked inside decadent brownies? On our girls’ trip, one friend brought brownies with Oreo™ cookies inside.  I can’t remember the other cookie or candy that was added, but they were good! Those brownies got me thinking about HH’s favorites.  He loves Keebler™ E. L. […]

Cake Mix Scotchies

Butterscotch Bars

These butterscotch bars are quick to whip up when you need something sweet on the spur of the moment.  (Or few moments.) Do you generally keep a yellow cake mix in your pantry?  Butterscotch chips?  Pecans?  You’re there! It’s so simple.  Mix seven ingredients together and press into a baking dish. Bake 25 minutes at […]

White Chocolate Bread Pudding

White Chocolate Bread Pudding

Even if you think you don’t like bread pudding, you must taste this. You will thank me. My sister-in-law shared this recipe with me.  And I thanked her.  My family thanks her, too. Because it is lip-smacking delicious! (Print recipe here for White Chocolate Bread Pudding.) Bread Pudding Ingredients: 17 slices white bread 3 eggs […]