Dessert

Boysenberry Sherbet

Boysenberry Sherbet

This month’s Food ‘n Flix Challenge is the movie Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner. I was inspired to create Boysenberry Sherbet based on the scene in the movie where the parents drop by a drive in and the father orders “Fresh Oregon Boysenberry Sherbet”. I […]

Ravenclaw Blueberry Hand Pies

Ravenclaw Blueberry Hand Pies

For my sweet menu item in this months Theme of the Month Menu Hogwarts Tea Party, I decided on Ravenclaw Blueberry Hand Pies. There really isn’t a lot of naturally occurring blue in food, so blueberries were the obvious choice here. Store bought pie crust […]

Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

I was inspired to make these Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies based on the Assorted Cookies offered at Disney’s California Adventure Festival of Holidays. These cookies are soft and flavorful and elicit a “yum” every time someone eats one. These are super easy to make and can […]

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

I was inspired to make Chocolate Peppermint Cookies based on the menu offerings at Disney’s California Adventure Festival of the Holidays Assorted Cookies. They have a Chocolate Candy Cane cookie that looks delicious. I used Andes Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips instead of candy canes as […]

Rich Chocolate Cream Pie

Rich Chocolate Cream Pie

I decided to come up with a Rich Chocolate Cream Pie for my youngest son for Thanksgiving this year. Chocolate Cream Pie might be a little unconventional for Thanksgiving but it was a BIG hit. I could tell by the fact the pie was gone […]

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 […]