Maple Walnut Fudge

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS MAPLE WALNUT FUDGE

I know! I know! Yes, it is possible to make and enjoy fudge all year long. I do not understand quite how or why fudge became a candy predominately made and enjoyed at the Holidays.   We do occasionally partake in a piece of fudge on vacation if we happen by …

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Rocky Road Fudge

Peppermint stick fudge 1

Again… this recipe for fudge is so easy yet totally delish! If you’ve never made candy before it doesn’t matter. Anyone can succeed with these simple recipes. I hear a lot of people say they are afraid of making fudge because they think candy making is difficult and some recipes …

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Autumn Spiced Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Using a decorative Bundt pan is an easy way to make the simple Autumn Spiced Pumpkin Bundt cake look more impressive.

Using a decorative Bundt pan is an easy way to make the simple Autumn Spiced Pumpkin Bundt cake look more impressive. Anyone who knows me knows that I love to bake and decorate cakes and cupcakes. While I usually bake all my confections from scratch, there is no shame in …

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Caramel Apples

Caramel Apples

Fall is in the air and caramel apples have once again appeared on my grocer’s shelves tempting me each week as I walk by.  It pains me to pay so much money ($2 each or more) for a simple caramel apple so I went in search of a recipe to …

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Baked Eggs en Cocotte

Baked Eggs Cocotte is quite literally the easiest, most elegant breakfast or brunch item you will ever make!

I recently stumbled upon a recipe for this dish for Baked Eggs en cocotte and I am so glad that I did. I don’t usually eat eggs but when I do I usually like them poached with toast and butter. This recipe now tops my list of favorites. Quite literally this is …

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Crock Pot Rice Pudding

Crock Pot Rice Pudding is simple, creamy and delicious. Try our variations from around the world.

Rice pudding is such a simple a dish yet it’s powerful enough to take you back to another place in time. For me, I remember the rich and creamy goodness of the rice pudding my mom made when I was a kid.  My Mother typically made baked rice pudding in the …

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Mussels in White Wine Broth

Mussels are sweeter than clams and readily take on the flavor of the broth they are cooked in.

This recipe for Mussels in White Wine Broth is easy enough to prepare to be a weeknight dinner but is also great for weekend entertaining. Mussels are pretty inexpensive and our guests have always been quite impressed with this quick and easy dish.     I think most people are intimidated by the thought …

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