Category Archives: Desserts

Five Days of Cookies — Day 2, Lemon Icebox Cookies

Here on Day 2 of my five days of cookies, I present some crispy, citrusy, crazy-good cookies that are not too sweet and go great with a nice cup of steaming hot tea. This recipe is based on “John Thorne’s … Continue reading

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Five Days of Cookies — Day 1, Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Lace Cookies

  Yes, I’ve been a little bit slack about posting since right before Thanksgiving, so to make up for it I will be blogging cookie recipes for the next 5 days, to give you some ideas for your upcoming holiday … Continue reading

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Avocado Smoothie, How I Love You So!

The other day I brought a smoothie with me when I was getting my nails done, and my nail tech, Mandy, asked if I had ever tried an avocado smoothie. I had to admit that I had not, even though … Continue reading

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Grandma Chisholm’s Refreshing Frozen Raspberry Torte

Pink, it was love at first sight ~ Steven Tyler, Aerosmith Brad’s sister, Karen, sent me their grandmother’s recipe for this frozen raspberry torte and I thought this would be a great dessert to make right around Valentine’s Day, with … Continue reading

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Marvelous Ways to Make and Serve Macerated Oranges

The first time I made macerated oranges was years and years ago for a small dinner party I threw for some of my colleagues at Duke. I had made my yummy stuffed shells, which is a quite hearty pasta dish, and … Continue reading

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Fun and Festive Holiday Bundt Cake

I recently saw this festive Christmas-y bundt cake on Pinterest and knew I would have to give it a try, if for nothing else than to wow the kids. I did a Google search for it and found a number … Continue reading

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Halloween Sweet Treats For Kids of All Ages

Since Halloween falls during the week this year, I decided to make Gabe and Lexi some treats this past weekend. You may have seen my earlier post this week about my caramel dip with apples that was supposed to start … Continue reading

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