Category Archives: Dessert

Famous Mint Brownies

Click here to view recipe. OK, my people, this is one of the most, if not THE most popular type of cookie I make.  Well, perhaps not a “cookie” precisely. Those in the midwest might call it a “bar.” But … Continue reading

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Simply Rhubarb

Click here to view recipe. Spring means rhubarb, and just that word RHUBARB conjures all kinds of memories for me.  In Iowa where I grew up, we had stalks of rhubarb that grew abundantly without tending in our yard.  My … Continue reading

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Mini Rhubarb Galettes

Click here to view recipe. My little brother (a mere 60 year old brother, that is) called me last week and invited himself over to my house so we could bake together.  He specifically wanted to watch me work with pie … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Custard Dessert

Click here to view recipe. I love living in my condominium … no huge yard to tend to but just the right amount of room in my planter boxes for herbs and tomatoes.  That said … every spring when I … Continue reading

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Ina – Mine-a Lemon Bread

Click here to view recipe. When life hands you lemons, make LEMON BREAD!!! My mother-in-law lives in Southern California, and has a huge lemon tree growing right outside her kitchen door.  If we’re lucky enough to visit during the winter … Continue reading

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Coconut Cream Pie For Jakey Boy!

Click here to view recipe. My youngest son celebrated his 29th birthday at the end of February – the 21st to be exact.  Each year I ask him what kind of cake or pie he’d like.  I’ve told you before … Continue reading

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Ann’s Poppy Seed Cookies

Click here to view recipe. When it comes to dessert or something sweet, I choose either (A) chocolate, the darker the better or (B) a bland, slightly sweet type of crisp cookie.  So you won’t be shocked that I dream … Continue reading

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Simple Stovetop Flan

Click here to view recipe. Oh no!  I almost forgot to post this basic flan recipe, one of the first things I learned to make after we started coming to Belize.  Restaurant dessert menus here always include flan, but every … Continue reading

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My Chocoholic Fix

We arrived in Belize on Monday night, unpacked a bit, prepared some local chicken sausages and some cooked black beans from the freezer…then started rooting around for some chocolate.  I always require chocolate after a night time meal.  You see, … Continue reading

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Gingery Cookies

Click here to view recipe. August in Seattle brings “Seafair” – an annual summer celebration.  Block parties, parades, hydroplane races and the Blue Angels. We always get invited to a Seafair party to view the dark blue planes screaming across … Continue reading

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