Tag Archive: Butter

Lavender Bread Pudding

Today we are celebrating the birthday of a good friend, and in her honor, I made this lovely lavender bread pudding from my Culinary Bucket List! I am serving a group of six… Continue reading

Chocolate Sour Cream Frosting

Last night I made a chocolate depression cake, and then I found I needed to frost it.  One problem: I didn’t have any milk. Enter this easy chocolate sour cream frosting I came… Continue reading

Decadent “Lobster” Mac with Dutch Gouda

Yesterday, I blogged about trying Dutch Gouda cheese and how creamy and wonderful it tastes, so I thought, what is the best thing to make with melted cheese?  Well, macaroni and cheese, of… Continue reading

Fall Treats: Pumpkin Butter

I am sure that some of you have had apple butter, but have you ever tasted pumpkin butter?  I received a jar of the stuff as a gift, and I just adore it. … Continue reading

Crispy Crab Bundles

Here is my take on crab rangoon – a very crab-tastic, crispy phyllo bundle filled with soft, rich cream cheese.  This recipe makes enough filling for about 48 bundles, but I only assembled… Continue reading

Triple Nut Baklava with Spicy Orange Syrup

Today a friend and I baked up some Greek baklava inspired by and adapted from a cookbook featurette in the September 2011 issue of House Beautiful Magazine.  The original recipe is from a… Continue reading

No-Bake Chocolate Hazelnut Pie

This is one of my very favorite pies to make.  Ah…Chocolat. The recipe could not be easier, the chocolate and hazelnut combination is utterly delicious, and this pie is the perfect dessert for… Continue reading

Oven-Roasted Pecans

I have been trying to cut processed foods from my diet lately, and one of the areas where it becomes difficult is with snack foods.  One of my favorite snacks is a good,… Continue reading

Atypical and Appetizing … Pie and Cheesecake Crusts

I’m a savory-sweets person.  Perhaps this is why I prefer pies and cheesecakes over any other type of dessert.  I’m all about the CRUST, and I love to experiment! I’m sure we have… Continue reading

Tasty Herb Butter

The summer heat has been taking a toll on my little herb garden, so this week I was looking for a way to use some of my crop and enhance my dinner menus,… Continue reading