Category Archives: Dessert

Banana Bread: Taste-Two

Hello there, Sometimes a sequel can be as good as the original. It happens. Based on my original recipe, Banana Bread with Pecans and Chocolate Chips, which is always, ALWAYS a mega hit whenever I make it, Banana Bread: Taste Two, is a … Continue reading

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Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

  Hey there! Found this great recipe on Pinterest, “The world’s catalog of ideas” It’s a marvellous place to lose yourself in. It can motivate you to make delicious muffins like these AND introduce you to new food concepts, like sandwich … Continue reading

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Grilled Tiramisu with Coffee-Speckled Mascarpone Cream

Hey there! Yeah, you read right. Its a new, delicious and very easy twist on Tiramisu, just in time for spring. (if it ever gets here!) I subscribed to a channel on my Apple TV called Tastemade. Its a series … Continue reading

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Overnight French Toast

Once your casserole is prepped, place in the refrigerator for a minimum of 2 hours or overnight. All of the liquid and delicious flavours will be absorbed by the bread & ready to bake 🙂 For Easter this year, I … Continue reading

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The Best Apple Pie – Step 3 – Assembly and Baking

Thank you for hanging in there! You are now at the final step – baking your delicious pie! To make the most delicious Apple Pie, I marinate my apples first! I find that the tastiest pies are made with McIntosh apples … Continue reading

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The Best Apple Pie – Step2 – Rolling Out and Crimping your Pie Dough

Rolling Out and Crimping your Pie Dough – by Smitten Kitchen Pictures & text by Smitten Kitchen Start by getting your stuff out: You’ll want a small dish of flour (or a shaker, if you have one), a rolling pin, your … Continue reading

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The Best Apple Pie – Step 1- All Butter Flaky Pie Dough

Hello all! For years I have been struggling to make pie dough. Most of the time it wouldn’t hold together at all and I’d have to do a lot of patch work in order for it to resemble a pie … Continue reading

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Claudia’s Fudgy Paleo Brownies

  Hello there! I’m crazy about brownies, especially the delicious & healthy kind. (Yes, they exist) Remember my Mind Blowing Black Bean Brownies ? Well, I now have another brownie recipe and it happens to be Paleo-friendly (Caveman approved)! These have a fudgey … Continue reading

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English Banoffee Pie

Banoffee = Banana and toffee. Those two elements are very delicious together, soft and unctuous indeed, only improved further by the crunchy texture of  the sweet crust, and airy-cool vanilla-bean whipped cream, sprinkled all over with shredded chocolate “snowflakes” for good measure. … Continue reading

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Tunnel of Fudge Cake

Hey there y’all, As you may know, I am currently on a Southern Food kick. Its not my fault, its the book I am reading…or rather listening to. A couple of years back I discovered audio books on Audible.com. I … Continue reading

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Southern Buttermilk Biscuits

  Hello there! Southern biscuits have a wonderful soft flakey texture with a buttery taste. Crispy on the outside with an almost cake-like softness on the inside. I am in love with them, as much as you can be in love … Continue reading

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Sicilian Blood Orange Loaf Cake

Hey there! This cake initially caught my eye because of its pretty pink frosting with those lovely, glossy blood orange slices on top and of course, the originality of it. You can always find recipes for lemon cakes or lemon loaves but never … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Bun Apple Pie

Recently on Pinterest, inspiration for all things, I found this ingeniously delicious idea for a cinnamon bun apple pie. Continue reading

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Apple, Cheddar and Maple Muffins

Cheese and apple – one of my favourite snacks. Combined and baked into a muffin!? This recipe is one of the top 3 reasons I bought the cookbook – Trois fois par Jour! This recipe gets top marks not only for taste and … Continue reading

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No-cook Peanut Butter Bites – by Weight Watchers (Secret Ingredient Alert! :)

Hey there, So did the mention of Weight Watchers turn you off or on to this recipe? If you’re not sure, let me tell you, these bites are all kinds of “wow” including the whispery, gaspy type of “wow” and the … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Dream Cake with Maple-Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Hi everybody & thanks for popping in! I was attending a Halloween party recently and wanted to bring a seasonal dessert. I found this delicious recipe on Pinterest, aka inspiration central, and now understand why it was called Pumpkin Dream Cake. In fact, … Continue reading

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Vanilla-Sage Cornbread

  Hello there, It’s Oct 7th so Happy Birthday to me! This recipe was a delicious gift to myself and now also for you! Hope you try it. I began a love-affair with cornbread years back when my husband and I … Continue reading

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Banana Bread with Pecans and Chocolate Chips

Hello there, This recipe is a favorite of mine and I make it whenever the occasion presents itself. Meaning: whenever I have bananas that are in a brown, sad state of affairs which is quite often. My husband is reluctant … Continue reading

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High Altitude Ghirardelli Oreo Brownies

These will make your taste buds smile. I am more a fan of Oreos than of brownies to tell the truth but put them together and you’ve got an irresistible combination. They’re not made from scratch, no, but they are … Continue reading

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Mind-blowing Black Bean Brownies

Say whaaaat!?  Yup, if you’re still here after reading black bean brownies, I thank you. I do have a flare for the dramatic when it comes to food but I guarantee , they ARE mind-blowing because they are super delicious and … Continue reading

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