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Flourless Chocolate Cake

In Favorites On January 27, 2013 Comments Off on Flourless Chocolate Cake

I didn’t think it possible to love chocolate any more than I already did UNTIL I made this flourless chocolate cake. The edges of this amazingly wonderful cake… Read More »

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Double Chocolate Zucchini Breads

In Breads On December 24, 2012 2 Comments

This delicious recipe makes two loaves or one 9 x 13-inch baking pan. The zucchini adds so much moisture to this recipe!   In a large bowl of… Read More »


The Best Bread Pudding Ever

In Holidays On December 24, 2012 Comments Off on The Best Bread Pudding Ever

This is our family’s favorite recipe for bread pudding! This recipe comes from the Biltmore House in Asheville, North Carolina. Cubes of dry breadare soaked in a yummy… Read More »


My Hubby’s FAVORITE Coffee Cake

In Desserts On September 21, 2012 Comments Off on My Hubby’s FAVORITE Coffee Cake

I try to express in words how delicious some recipes are and exactly how much we enjoy them, but there are times like today where there are simply… Read More »


Peanut Butter Banana Cake plus Gluten 101

In Desserts On November 28, 2011 Comments Off on Peanut Butter Banana Cake plus Gluten 101

Our dear friends, The Forster’s, came over for dinner Saturday evening and I wanted to make something special for them. I knew Amanda loved my Chicken and Sausage… Read More »

Citrus Rosemary Olive Oil Cake

Citrus Rosemary Olive Oil Cake

In Desserts On August 7, 2011 2 Comments

What’s not to love about this cake? It has olive oil, rosemary, lemon, sugar…it’s just terrific! Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl whisk together the… Read More »


Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

In Breakfast On August 5, 2011 7 Comments

Shut your mouth! No, really, that’s what my husband had to do when he walked in the door this evening to find Alexander and I experimenting with this… Read More »


Crepes with Sauteed Rainier Cherries and Port Wine Cream

In Desserts On August 3, 2011 Comments Off on Crepes with Sauteed Rainier Cherries and Port Wine Cream

Crepes, oh the possibilities! Where to begin? There’s sweet, savory, chocolate, cornmeal … I could go on and on. This basic crepe recipe is perfect for breakfast, a… Read More »


Green Tomato Spice Cake with Brown Butter Icing

In Desserts On July 25, 2011 2 Comments

In honor of my recent visit to the Raleigh Farmers Market with NC Secretary of State, Elaine Marshall, I created this recipe highlighting green tomatoes.  The Secretary and… Read More »


Hawaiian Cake

In Desserts On July 15, 2011 Comments Off on Hawaiian Cake

My son Nathaniel’s 22nd birthday is this weekend.  In celebration, we always host a big cookout for friends and family. Among Nate’s requested recipes were Spinach Feta Burgers… Read More »


Saffron Rice Pudding

In Desserts On July 11, 2011 Comments Off on Saffron Rice Pudding

One of my favorite desserts made by my grandmother was her Rice Pudding. I could smell it a mile away. Like her Massa or Portuguese Sweet Bread, it… Read More »

Jamaican Cornmeal Pudding

Jamaican Cornmeal Pudding

In International On June 27, 2011 5 Comments

I decided to make Jamaican Jerk Chicken, which is something I had not made before. I also decided that I wanted to experiment with a Jamaican dessert, and… Read More »