Belgian Chocolate Tart Recipe

Posted on Nov 11, 2013 in Pies, Sweet Treats | 0 comments

Belgian Chocolate Tart Recipe

I love the creamy richness of this tart...I've only made it with Belgian chocolate but I'm sure any good quality chocolate will work well. It's easy and it's luscious.

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Fresh Coconut Cake–Make it Patriotic!

Posted on May 30, 2013 in Cakes & Frostings, Holidays, Sweet Treats | 1 comment

Fresh Coconut Cake–Make it Patriotic!

This luscious cake uses fresh--or fresh, frozen--coconut and has to be made 2-3 days ahead of serving so all that moisture soaks into the cake, making it one of the best cakes you'll ever eat!

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Chocolate Irish Coffee Mousse for Two

Posted on Feb 12, 2013 in Sweet Treats | 1 comment

Chocolate Irish Coffee Mousse for Two

This easy but elegant dessert is perfect for a special dinner for "just you two". No oven needed--just whip it up in no time!

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Barbara Bush’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Posted on Jan 27, 2013 in Cookies & Snacks, Sweet Treats | 0 comments

Barbara Bush’s Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Years ago Larry urged me to try Barbara Bush's Chocolate Chip Cookies after reading her memoirs. They've been my "Chocolate Chip Cookie-of-choice" ever since. We like them soft and chewy--if you do too, don't over bake them.

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Sour Cream Apple Pie Recipe

Posted on Nov 12, 2012 in Holidays, Pies, Sweet Treats | 0 comments

Sour Cream Apple Pie Recipe

This creamy pie is a nice alternative to a traditional apple pie. I often double the topping for even more of that sweet, crunchy "crust".

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No-Fail Pie Crust Recipe

Posted on Nov 10, 2012 in Holidays, Pies, Sweet Treats | 2 comments

No-Fail Pie Crust Recipe

If you've always been afraid to try making a pastry crust, this one's for you! I love the fact that it makes 4 generous crusts--not skimpy--so I have enough for my entire Thanksgiving dessert buffet! While the pastry can be made by hand--using two knives or a pastry blender--I much prefer making it in a food processor, if one is available.

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