Homemade Marshmallows Step-by-Step

Posted on Feb 1, 2012 in Step-by-step Cooking, Sweet Treats | 3 comments

Homemade Marshmallows Step-by-Step

Homemade marshmallows are tasty and easy. No baking required, and very few ingredients. Try 'em! You'll like 'em!

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Warm Chocolate Souffles Step-by-Step

Posted on Jan 24, 2012 in Step-by-step Cooking, Sweet Treats | 2 comments

Warm Chocolate Souffles Step-by-Step

Deep, dark chocolate flavor elegantly served in individual dishes. And here's the best part: You can prepare them ahead, spoon the batter into small dishes, cover and freeze them until you're ready to bake them! How convenient is that?

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One-Bowl Brownies Step-by-Step

Posted on Nov 15, 2011 in Cookies & Snacks, Step-by-step Cooking, Sweet Treats | 2 comments

One-Bowl Brownies Step-by-Step

Here's a wonderful recipe for brownies given to me by the Brownie Queen of Slovakia, Linda Shattuck. (I bet you didn't know Slovakia had a Brownie Queen!) A quick and easy dessert--and it only dirties one bowl!

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Making Applesauce Step-by-Step

Posted on Nov 4, 2011 in Step-by-step Cooking, Sweet Treats | 0 comments

Making Applesauce Step-by-Step

If you live–as I do–in a part of the world where store-bought applesauce is not available, you’ll find it’s quite easy to make it. Even if you live where you can purchase it already made, you may want to make your own because you can control how much sugar and cinnamon is added. Here’s how I make it… I begin by cutting my apples into quarters and placing them in a large saucepan or Dutch oven. Since I have a food mill, I do NOT need to peel or seed them. If you don’t have...

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Fresh Apple Cake Step-by-Step

Posted on Oct 29, 2011 in Cakes, Tortes & Frostings, Step-by-step Cooking, Sweet Treats | 2 comments

Fresh Apple Cake Step-by-Step

It's dense and delicious! And the secret to it's "deliciousness" is in the glaze! It stores well, even without refrigeration. And though it's a fall specialty...it can be enjoyed any time of year. Bake it in a tube pan, or even in a couple loaf pans.

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Coconut Macaroons Step-by-Step

Posted on Oct 25, 2011 in Cookies & Snacks, Step-by-step Cooking, Sweet Treats | 0 comments

Coconut Macaroons Step-by-Step

These cookies are dense and delicious, especially when their brushed with chocolate! I love the fact that they use only 3 ingredients. They keep for weeks in an airtight container, making them one of my favorite cookies.

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