Latest Posts in Baking

STRAWBERRY ANGEL FOOD CAKE FOR MY BABY’S BIRTHDAY

STRAWBERRY ANGEL FOOD CAKE FOR MY BABY’S BIRTHDAY Today is my son Austin’s 17th Birthday!  HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY! You remember him.  He’s my crazy skier dude…… and wake boarder dude. He is the baby of the family and the youngest of our 5 kids.  It is hard to believe that, in just over a year […]

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HOW TO REALLY IMPRESS YOUR VALENTINE!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Since Valentine’s Day is in a couple of days, I thought I’d give  you some advice on how to really impress your Valentine.  Cook ’em up this fantastic Cherry Valentine Cake!  But before I show you how to make this really impressive and delicious cake, I have a story to tell.  You see, for […]

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BLUE CHEESE AND ROSEMARY PINWHEELS

Happy Weekend! I’m invited to a friend’s house for dinner this weekend and I told the hostess I’d bring an hors d’oeuvre.  I don’t have a lot of time, so I’m going to make a good old standby recipe I have been whippin’ up for years: my Blue Cheese and Rosemary Pinwheels.  They are super […]

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IRRESISTIBLE APPLE CRISP RECIPE

Hi There! After writing my last post, I got to thinking about all those lovely apples that were devoured by a bear who attacked my apple tree and left me with a mere 3 apples. I nurtured that tree for many years; in fact, it was the first tree I planted when we landscaped. It […]

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THE COLLEGE CARE PACKAGE – “SOFT, MOIST & CHEWY OATMEAL WALNUT COOKIES”

Those of you out there with kids away at college will relate to this.  My second born son, Taylor, is a senior at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. That happens to be 2,483 miles away from me!  He stayed at Duke this summer to do research for a favorite professor and then finished off […]

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SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE CREAM BISCUITS

Hi There! It’s almost Thanksgiving, and because I’m thankful for you, I’ve been giving away all my favorite Thanksgiving recipes.  After all, it’s Thanksgiving, so it’s a time to be giving, right? Thus far, I have given you my Thanksgiving recipe for Grandma Nellie’s Cranberry Relish. And I have given you my recipe for Sweet […]

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