The very first dessert I mastered as a child was the apple crisp. It was in our church community cookbook, the kind churches and PTAs and family reunions created together in the 90’s. I made the apple crisp so much that I had it memorized. It was my first solo recipe, one I could create… Continue reading Caramel Apple Crumble Bars
I have a confession to make to all of you. It might cut me off from the sisterhood of womankind. But here it is: I don’t really care about chocolate. Sure, I still enjoy really great chocolate. I’m not so crazy that I would pass up a milk chocolate Lindt ball. But when it comes… Continue reading Triple Lemon Cupcakes
Pineapple cheesecake. Even if I didn’t describe to you how light and fluffy and silky smooth this cheesecake is, you would want it. It is that good. I think the worst thing cheesecake can be is dense and mealy. This one is anything but. It is so good that my Auntie Esther doubles the batch… Continue reading No Bake Pineapple Cheesecake
Easter is only a week away, so naturally I have started thinking about chocolate. For most of the year, I am a die-hard gummy candy lover. Chocolate is a take-it-or-leave-it kind of thing for me…unless it is chocolate covered licorice, or ju-jubes, or a Big Turk. But when Easter rolls around, I break the rules.… Continue reading Chocolate Easter Treats I Can’t Wait to Make!