Category Archives: Dessert

Homemade Caramel Corn

As my 30th birthday inches closer, I’m feeling the press of some weird deadline to MAKE AND DO things that I haven’t done before, as if the embarassment of NOT having made or done them before turning 30 will kill … Continue reading

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Popped Amaranth/Power Cereal

A few months ago, I was riding in a car with two of my very favorite people when they both started gushing about amaranth. Amar-what? It’s a grain, my friend explained -she heard about it from Chef Brad. Chef Brad? … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate Float

In December, my Aunt hosts an annual Christmas dinner. It’s one of the highlights of the Christmas season! Her food is always so delicious, and her house is decorated beautifully. This year, after dinner was over, we all gathered in … Continue reading

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Chocolate Sheet Cake

It dawned on me a few days ago that I’ve never, in my country life, baked a chocolate sheet cake. I’ve eaten my fair share of sheet cake though… I love it to pieces. Given the choice between chocolate sheet … Continue reading

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Mom’s Cookies -remix

My mom makes the BEST cookies.  Really, she does.  Taking a bite out of one of her chocolate chip cookies takes me back home in an instant, and if ever I’m feeling homesick for the days when my metabolism moved … Continue reading

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Pinterest Round-Up

Has it really been two months since I’ve posted? I mean, last time I posted, I was 25! Well, just because I haven’t been posting doesn’t mean I haven’t been cooking. I took on a new calling and I’ve been … Continue reading

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Cream Custard Cake Filling

Wait!  Don’t run away!  I know it sounds… daunting.  It isn’t really.  Let me begin by saying: I’m at the END of my food supply.  We get paid at the end of the week, and I’m starting to have to … Continue reading

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Strawberry Tarts

My husband is a pie LOVER. I didn’t discover this until we’d been married for a few years. Cherry pie is his dessert of choice. Due to unforseen emergency circumstances, my husband has been working insane hours. He’s sleeping now … Continue reading

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Beef Pot Pie Crust

A couple weeks ago, I went to visit a friend nearby. I only planned on staying for a few minutes to visit. I didn’t want to interrupt her life, after all. But I ended up staying… pretty much all day. … Continue reading

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Baking Brownies in Mason Jars

I just spent a few hours with the amazing youth that I teach at church.  We had a party that included lunch and -of course -DESSERT!  The party had a country girl theme, so I wanted to keep the dessert … Continue reading

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