Category Archives: baking

Christmas Treats, Cinnamon Pecans

There are many recipes for these nuts on the internet.  I have made a few over the years, and this is what my recipe has evolved into. Final product?  Delicious!  My family was fighting over these this year.   I … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday

  It’s that time of year. Grocery stores have flour and sugar at a significant discount to get you in the store to buy all your other holiday items. So I bought 45 pounds of flour and 20 pounds of … Continue reading

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Naked or not?

Do you prefer your cake naked? Or not? This is Buttermilk Glazed Pumpkin Pound Cake.  Only it’s really not because I had a bit of leftover cream cheese frosting in the refrigerator from the last time I made carrot cake, … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Energy Balls

I’ve had this recipe bookmarked for quite a while.  It’s gluten free so I wanted to make it for my niece.  Sounds like a great breakfast for on the go.  It only took a couple minutes to whip together.  I … Continue reading

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What I baked for Mother’s Day, Coffee Cakes

 Here’s the picture that started a search for peach pie filling. I work with someone who loves peach baked goods. I saw this in a Taste of Home cookbook I had taken out of the library. But then could I find … Continue reading

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Thrifty Thursday, late again

These two little pie plates just charmed me. At the whopping price of 1.99 each it is more than I would usually spend on something I may hardly (if ever) use. But the little scalloped edges just made me buy … Continue reading

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Irish Soda Bread

Happy St Patrick’s Day! No, I’m not irish, but that didn’t stop me from making Irish Soda Bread to bring to work on Sunday. I am much more likely to bring treats on Sunday than Saturday, not sure why that is. … Continue reading

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Cake Obsessed

OK, so I spent all week thinking about Black Magic cake with Nutella frosting. So, when mom asked me to make dessert for family dinner, what do you think I made? Dad doesn’t like frosting, in case you’re wondering about … Continue reading

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Nutella frosting!

I’m sorry I don’t have a picture but I must tell you I made this frosting this weekend, Wow is all I can say. I am in love with it’s taste and texture. It’s my new favorite frosting. Delicious! I … Continue reading

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Fruitcake? Seriously?

It’s not just hats that are in my Queue for a long time.  I think I’ve been wanting to make this for at least 2 years.  Finally I made it yesterday.  Yes, after Christmas.  This is the King Arthur 90-minute … Continue reading

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