Happy Canada Day everyone! In celebration for our great nations 150th birthday, I'm going to post a family recipe for war cake. This cake came into life during WWII by women trying to work with what little they had. I think that it's important to remember the past while we celebrate the present. My Aunt … Continue reading War Cake
Peanut Butter Cookies! Yum!
I love peanut butter! I mean, I lovelovelove it! I used to toast two pieces of bread just so I could slather them with peanut butter and get my fix. At any time of the day! Luckily, Haagen-Dazs® has an ice cream called chocolate peanut butter so I can still get me some...oooh that sounded … Continue reading Peanut Butter Cookies! Yum!
Chocolate Chip Cookies
I was never much of a baker but there were a few things that I had mastered. Cheesecake, banana bread, peanut butter cookies and chocolate chip cookies! I found this recipe awhile back but I don't remember where. What I do know is that if you want big fat, soft and chewy cookies, this is … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Cookies
Brown Butter Babies
Those of you that have stopped by my hospital room during the Christmas Holidays will attest to loving these cookies. These cookies are a favorite of my sister-in-law's, Alice and my Aunt Sue not to mention probably half a dozen nurses! Of course, my Aunt Paulette is the baker of these decadent cookies. In fact, … Continue reading Brown Butter Babies
Baby B’s Butter Tarts
My Mom loved butter tarts - and butter pecan pie! I mean who doesn't right? My Mom also was a twin. Baby b to be exact because she was born second. My Aunt Paul - you know, the baker of not only the best cake but also the best carrot cake in the world - … Continue reading Baby B’s Butter Tarts
Jessica’s Berry Chocolate Chip Muffins
What do you do when you're a young woman - hey I'm still young - and you're diagnosed with a disease that confines you to a bed? Read smut! Lots of it! lol This recipe is stolen from my naughty books. Damnation, written by author Anna Lowe, is full of love and steamy scenes that … Continue reading Jessica’s Berry Chocolate Chip Muffins
Hertha’s “Lemon Meringue Pie” Cake
The second best cake in the world!
Rhubarb Crumble Cake
There is something about rhubarb that screams spring! I remember being a kid and picking a piece of rhubarb to snack on with some sugar. Or Mom would cook it down with sugar so we could spread it on toast. Yum! I'm drooling just thinking about it! This recipe is a great way for you … Continue reading Rhubarb Crumble Cake
Aunt Paul’s Amazing Carrot Cake
This is the BEST cake in the world! I say that being a person who was never really into eating cake...unless it was this cake! There is only one other cake that I loved before I got ALS but I'll give you that recipe another day. Now that I can no longer eat food by … Continue reading Aunt Paul’s Amazing Carrot Cake
I was going through my recipes, trying to decide which recipe I would use to start on my new blog. This recipe is the first one I shared with my family so I thought it fitting to start with it here. Turns out that this recipe isn't even mine! I always knew that I had … Continue reading Banana Bread