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  • Maple cheesecake
    Perfect fall dessert: Maple cheesecake with roasted pears
    When summer turns into fall, meals and desserts also change. For instance...Ingredients change - Bountiful summer-garden veggies and sweet, juicy berries turn into root vegetables and crisp, cool-weather fruits.Heartiness changes - Light fares...
  • Cappuccino cheesecake
    Cappuccino cheesecake
    Ingredients1 package Chocolate Oreo Cookies2 tbsp. butter, melted24 oz cream cheese2 tbsp. sour cream1/2 cup heavy cream2 eggs1 tsp. vanilla extract1/2 cup of sugar3 tbsp. instant espresso powder2 tbsp. flour1/2 cup mini chocolate chipsChocolate...
  • Pumpkin desserts
    It's pumpkin season : Yummy pumpkin desserts
    Fall arrived in North Georgia a few days ago. The fall nip blew in and visions of pumpkins now dance in our head. It's the most wonderful time of the year for pumpkin lovers. Anything and all things pumpkin fills the autumn air. So grab a...
  • When you want just a little bit of cheesecake.....
    When you want just a little bit of cheesecake.....
    Cheesecake never fails to please those who love a rich, creamy dessert. Cheesecakes come in all flavors and types, fresh and frozen, light and dense. Many diners and restaurants are famous for their cheesecakes, which are often made on site, with...
  • Baked Apple (Healthy detox dessert)
    Detox is not Deprivation. Detox is a way to Ditch the Diet Mentality.
    Detox is a way to give up the DIET!If you are one of those people who just cannot resist dessert, no worries. Ditching the Diet mentality is the key to long lasting weight loss results. But, if we are living in the diet mode, often there are days...
  • Banana Bread
    Apple Cake and Banana Bread
    Apple Cake4 medium sized Fuji apples2 medium sized Granny Smith apples, cut, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced1 ½ cups of vegetable oil2 cups of granulated sugar3 eggs3 cups of all-purpose flour1 teaspoon of baking soda1 teaspoon of ground...
  • Have a nutty flavored and colorful snack
    Have a nutty flavored and colorful snack: Go green with pistachio muffins
    Going green has new meaning when it comes to dessert or a morning or mid-day snack. These muffins have a vibrant neon green look to them and a taste that is irresistible especially if you have a love for pistachio nuts. Muffins are potable and are...
  • It is apple season!
    It is apple season!
    Fall is the perfect time to bake with seasonal ingredients such as apples. Here are some recipes that will become favorites with family and friends.Baked Caramel Apples8 cooking apples10 tablespoons (1 stick plus 2 tablespoons) unsalted butter2/3...
  • Orange and chocolate create a luscious cake
    Yogurt helps create a luscious cake
    While it's been around for years and touted as a diet food, yogurt is the "thing" to eat nowadays! Yogurt has long been thought of as a diet food and many people still use it to help keep their appetite under control today. In recent...
  • Salted caramel cupcakes
    Yummy salted caramel cupcakes
    Ingredients2/3 cup sour cream2 tsp. baking soda½ tsp. salt2 eggs1 vanilla bean, scraped2 cups sugar1 cup butter, melted1 cup water2 cups flourFrosting Ingredients1 ½ cups unsalted butter, cubed (chilled)4 oz. cream cheese, cubed ...
  • Homemade fudge recipes: How to make penuche
    Homemade fudge recipes: How to make penuche
    Penuche is an Italian fudge that is traditionally made at Christmas time. It can be tricky to make and you will need a candy thermometer in order to get it right. But it really is worth the effort.You will need a candy thermometer, 8x8-inch square...
  • Moist and spiced: Apple and cinnamon quick bread
    Moist and spiced: Apple and cinnamon quick bread
    This apple and cinnamon quick bread takes more like a cake than a traditional loaf of bread. It is moist and a delightful treat everyone can enjoy in the morning, afternoon or as a dessert in the evenings. This quick bread is dense but at the same...
  • Yummy caramel sponge cake
    Kristoffer's Cafe: Tres leches galore!
    Cupcakes, bite-sized pastries and anything with Nutella in it are recent trending treats in Chicago. But located on the lower west side of the Windy City in the Hispanic neighborhood of Pilsen is Kristoffer’s Cafe, a local hidden gem bakery...
  • Oreo's new Pumpkin Spice Flavor is a winner
    Taste-testing the new Pumpkin Spice Oreo
    With so-called "Pumpkin Spice" turning up in everything from lattes to Yankee Candles these days, it may not be a big surprise that a century-old American icon has taken on the flavor in a new seasonal novelty.The beloved Oreo, which has...
  • garden apples
    Easy peasy single crust apple pie
    There are hundreds of recipes for apple pie but I've chosen to profile this one because it is so quick and easy. The longest part of this assembly is peeling the apples, for which I use a paring knife but many of you will have those efficient...