Archive for the 'Dessert' Category

Deep in my Heart I am German!

So this is not a blog about ethnic German food.  It is about German Chocolate Cake.  For a while, this cake has been on my wish list to make and a few weeks ago I decided to bite the bullet and try.  The recipe was for a cake, but I needed to make cupcakes for [...]

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Experiments with Pie Filling [Insert Evil Laugh Here] Part 2

What else can you make with pie filling?   Fruit Trifle *Prepare fresh fruit of choice (4 c.) or pie filling for 9 inch pie. Strawberries are best fresh. Sour cherries and blueberries are best in pie filling. * Thaw 12 oz. container of Cool Whip. *Make a yellow cake. (Mix or scratch… doesn’t matter.) [...]

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Experiments with Pie Filling [Insert Evil Laugh Here] Part 1

I love pie.  Seriously, love love love.  I believe that it is because my grandmother made incredible pies of every type.  My mother makes amazing pies too. Both of my sisters are also goddesses of pie crust.  I can make a mean pie when I want to, lard crust and all, but I usually don’t. [...]

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When is a cake not a cake…

When it is a cookie!  About a year ago, my children kept begging for chocolate chip cookie cakes from an expensive local chain grocery store.  They usually ran from $9.00 to $11.00.  For the size of those things, I was appalled at the price.  Really?  The most expensive part would be the chocolate chips as [...]

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Finally Back to Blogging

Hello all.  Went back to work in September and the world began moving at a breakneck speed again.  I meant to do this blogging thing, but something else always ended up taking precedent.  Today I will at least start working on the pile of recipes that I owe people.  Today it is a very simple [...]

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