Category Archives: Dessert

Easy Bundt Cakes

As a follow up to my hints for making Bundt Cakes and have them stay intact, here are suggestions for easy Bundt cakes to bake. There are 3 Bundt cakes in my blog all found under the category Cakes. What’s … Continue reading

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Bundt Cakes (hints)

Bundt Cakes can be challenging to bake and I stopped baking them for a number of years. Then, I learned a few hints that helped immensely. Hints for bundt cakes: Use the correct bundt pan. The best one is the … Continue reading

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Favorite Pumpkin Pie

Of all the pumpkin pie recipes that I have tasted, this is my very favorite recipe! My friend, Wendy, received the recipe decades ago from her mother-in-law. The balance of spices is excellent. Make the filling and use one of … Continue reading

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Mom’s Pie Crust

My mother worked in a bakery in her teenage years. This is her “no fail” pie crust recipe. It makes 5 pie crusts which are enough for 2 double crust pies and a single crust pie. Again, the important steps … Continue reading

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Alice’s Pie Crust

My mother-in-law enjoyed making pies and her pie crust recipe is simple and excellent although unusual. The important tips are to not overwork the pastry and use very cold water. My mother had a totally different technique which I will … Continue reading

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JoAnn’s Secret Apple Pie Recipe

This recipe is from my sister-in-law who has guarded this family recipe for years. I was sworn to secrecy and now I have permission to post it on my blog. It has one very unusual ingredient. Pastry for 9-inch 2 … Continue reading

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Holiday Appetizer (Cornucopia)

These are perfect for the holidays. They are “funnel” shaped and resemble the horned-shaped holiday cornucopia. The salami is cut in half and each half is rolled into a funnel or cornucopia shape. 18 slices of Genoa salami (this is … Continue reading

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