Category Archives: Sweets

2014 and the Greensboro Adventure


I completely missed my date of return.  In my final post of 2013 I indicated I’d be back up and running by November.  I didn’t mean to lie but I should have known better.  If you have been following my … Continue reading

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Red Raspberry Beet Brownies


In early June I attended the BlogHer Food Conference in Austin.  I had a blast! I mingled with  some interesting, creative, and friendly bloggers from all over the country, sampled some yummy food from the sponsors, brought home bags full … Continue reading

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Silver Palate Brownies


This week found me in the mood for some chocolate and ice cream.  While thumbing through a few cookbooks for ice cream recipes I found inspiration from photos in the Silver Palate Cookbook and decided I would make something chocolate from … Continue reading

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Cheesecakes Galore


I find myself so busy of late that my blogging time is minimal.  I do not like this.  Bee season is in full swing, Miss T is home for the summer, wedding plans are at the beginning of crunch time, … Continue reading

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Glazed Lemon Cookies


I love the flavor of citrus, lemon, lime, and orange.  This will not come as breaking news to those of you who know me personally or have been reading my blog for any length of time.  This recipe is one … Continue reading

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Honey Lemon Bee Cake


This cake is without a doubt the cutest cake I’ve ever made.  I’ve taken my sweet time baking in this adorable pan that Miss T gave me at Christmas.  Time has been eaten up with my job, traveling and general … Continue reading

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Magic Bars


How many of you remember Magic Cookie Bars from waaaay back when?  In the past – waaaay back when, I made these delicious, gooey bars quite often, but I can’t remember the last time I made them.  That was until … Continue reading

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Rum Cake


This weekend we celebrated my oldest daughter, LuLu’s 26th birthday.  You see the 25 candles + 1 more candle = 26 years.  If you’ve been reading my blog for any length of time you’ve no doubt read about the different … Continue reading

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2012 – A Look Back


As the end of 2012 fast approaches I find myself reflecting back on events that took place in my life and kitchen.  The biggest event in my life would be Miss T heading off to college, leaving her parents as … Continue reading

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Thumbprint Butter Cookies


I promise I’m almost done posting cookie recipes.  If the Christmas season wasn’t bearing down on me it’d be easier to make or bake something besides cookies.  Truthfully, I made these cookies a while ago but have been waiting to … Continue reading

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