Category Archives: Desserts

Too Hot for A Campfire? Try S’mores Bars!

Lordy.  It’s been FIVE months since my last post?  I am surprised I get any hits at all, and thank goodness for search engines! Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner 2015 and Grace’s Favorite Cookie

Yes, the annual Christmas dinner debate is over.  The only discussions were minor because I announced I was going “back to basics”:  Continue reading

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Our Roanoke Rock Star and Woodford Reserve Bourbon Balls

In our neck of Northern Virgina, there’s a cool cozy venue hidden in a tiny strip mall in Vienna.  Named Jammin’ Java, it’s more likely to bring to mind a coffee shop. Continue reading

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Christmas Is Calling…With Cranberry Oat Bars!

It is a shame you can’t buy fresh cranberries year-round.  My BFF Grace likes to buy extra bags around Thanksgiving and freeze them to make coffee cake.  Me, Continue reading

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Part 3: Variation On A Theme – Nutella Panna Cotta – Better (very) Late Than Never!

The first time I had Nutella was in 1978 in the south of France when I was 15 years old.  THIRTY-SEVEN years ago.  Continue reading

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A Mid-Summer Day: Roller Coasters and Blackberry Pie for My Two Guys!

Today, my husband Kurt took our son Ken to King’s Dominion, the big amusement park here in the DMV (that’s District, Maryland and Virginia for those not from these parts). Continue reading

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