Dessert

Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark

One of my son’s favorite holiday candies is Peppermint Bark. We’ve tried a number of versions of peppermint bark over the years and I’ve discovered his favorite combination is when the candy is half peppermint vanilla candy with candy canes and half chocolate. I decided […]

Gingerbread Cookies – Our Family Tradition!

Gingerbread Cookies – Our Family Tradition!

We have been making a Gingerbread House as a annual tradition in our house for about 16 years. We’ve used the same Gingerbread Cookies recipe, and it’s delicious and stays tender and soft for quite a few weeks. This tradition started out simple, as my […]

Applesauce Spice Cake

Applesauce Spice Cake

This month’s Fandom Foodies Challenge theme is Jane Austen. I watched Jane Austen’s Persuasion and was inspired to make Applesauce Spice Cake. During the movie, there is a tea held with the women of our story and the hostess served a tea cake that was […]

Mrs. Weasley’s Christmas Fudge

Mrs. Weasley’s Christmas Fudge

Mrs. Weasley’s Christmas Fudge is inspired by Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. This fudge recipe has been in our family for generations and is the best homemade fudge I’ve ever tasted.    It’s the most wonderful time of the year – time for the […]

Pecan Snowballs

Pecan Snowballs

This month on the Monday Movie Challenge, we are taking on inspiration from Christmas movies. My movie is The Santa Clause movie. There are so many references to milk and cookies, I couldn’t resist making a delicious, traditional holiday favorite, Pecan Snowballs. I also took […]

Cinnamon Star Bread #Bakealong Challenge

Cinnamon Star Bread #Bakealong Challenge

This months King Arthur Flour #Bakealong Challenge is Cinnamon Star Bread. I must admit when I first saw this bread I thought it was going to be difficult. Then I read the step by step directions provided by King Arthur Flour and gained the confidence […]

Decadent Salted Caramel Brownie

Decadent Salted Caramel Brownie

Fall makes me think of caramel and what better way to enjoy caramel that with a Decadent Salted Caramel Brownie. These are sinful, rich, decadent and super yummy! If you’ve been to Epcot, the Karamell-Küche kitchen has a Salted Caramel Brownie that I would definitely […]

Irresistible Spiced Walnuts

Irresistible Spiced Walnuts

My family has made these Irresistible Spiced Walnuts as long as I can remember, probably since before I was born. My family used to own and operate a walnut orchard. We always had lot of wonderful walnuts around. This recipe is so popular that it has been […]

Chocolate Candy Cake

Chocolate Candy Cake

My son’s birthday is Halloween. He has always loved his birthday and we try to have a lot of fun with it. This year he requested a “candy” cake inspired by all the candy given out on Halloween. At first, we were going to try […]

Pomegranate Panna Cotta

Pomegranate Panna Cotta

My Pomegranate Panna Cotta is inspired by Charlie Brown’s Thanksgiving. This is a wonderful holiday movie that I enjoy watching every year. In the movie, Charlie Brown hosts several friends who invited themselves over to his house for Thanksgiving dinner. Not knowing how to make […]