Category Archives: Desserts

The Perfect Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, Baked Two Ways

Do you prefer a soft and chewy oatmeal cookie, or one that is crispier? Since National Oatmeal Cookie Day is quickly approaching on April 30, I am sharing my recipe for the perfect oatmeal cookie, baked each way based on … Continue reading

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Easy-Peasy Peach and Blueberry Cobbler

  Fresh peaches! Fresh blueberries! If you live in the South, a visit to your local farmer’s market would not be complete without bring home some of these delicious fruits, which are now in the heights of their seasons. This … Continue reading

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Kel’s Strawberry Lemon Bundt Cake

Hello, friends! I’m finally back after recovering from my shoulder surgery. Healing is a slow process, but my arm is much better than before the surgery. I have suspended going to physical therapy due to COVID-19, so I’m not really … Continue reading

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Kel’s Bourbon-Infused Peach Upside-Down Cake

With peach season in full swing here in the South, this is my recipe for an upside down, bourbon-infused, peach cake that will delight old and young. The honey bourbon gives the peaches a nice little kick and the cinnamon … Continue reading

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Kel’s Amazing Apple and Cranberry Pies, Baked in Apples

Yaaaaay! Fall means apples and I’ve been craving apple pie, which I haven’t made in ages. I wanted to recreate my traditional recipe in order to cut calories and carbs but still taste great.  So I came up with these … Continue reading

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The Most Moist and Luscious Lemon Pound Cake Ever

I love lemons. With their sour and fresh flavors, they add a spark to most dishes, from lemonade and cocktails to marinades and sauces for veggies and proteins. A burst of fresh lemon juice is a wonderful pick-me-up for seafood dishes, … Continue reading

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Delish’s Caramel Apple Gelatin Shots

My niece, Angela, recently sent me this recipe from delish.com for caramel apple gelatin shots and I’m so glad she did. And so were the guests at the gathering where I served them! These tasty treats are like caramel apples … Continue reading

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Kel’s Semi-Boozy Banana Pudding from Scratch

When I crave comfort food, it usually involves cheese and/or meat and/or some sort of rich sauce — rarely do I lean toward a dessert. But a few weeks ago I was at a potluck and there were three (yaaay) … Continue reading

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Poached Pears and Vanilla Ice Cream – Yum!

I found some pretty red pears on sale (which is often the case in late fall and winter) and decided to poach them in red wine for some sort of dessert. I found a great recipe on the Epicurious website, … Continue reading

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Channel Your Inner Cookie Monster with These Great Mixes From Krusteaz and Enjoy a Back-to-School Giveaway!

The folks at Krusteaz are spoiling me again, this time with several great cookie mixes, just in time for back-to-school snacks or lunchbox treats. I was thrilled to open my latest box of goodies from Krusteaz. In addition to receiving … Continue reading

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