Category Archives: Dessert

A Midsummer Apricot Dream

Click here to view recipe. When summer gives you apricots, make apricot crisp!! Stone fruit speaks to my tastes buds – I love apricots, peaches, nectarines and plums second only to raspberries and blueberries in the summer.  This July was … Continue reading

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Chocolate Strudel

Click here to view recipe. OK, readers – pay attention. Because this chocolate strudel is one of the best things I bake.  Seriously. I have hemmed and hawed about sharing the recipe with you and finally I decided I am … Continue reading

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Simple Summer Rhubarb Strawberry Bars

Click here to view recipe. This recipe came to me in 2018 on Fathers Day…we had a family shindig for the dads (and uncles who have been fill-in dads) and for the moms who enabled their men to become dads. … Continue reading

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Simple Summer Strawberry Shortcake

Click here to view recipe. If you ask me what my very favorite type of summer fruit, there is no contest.  I LOVE BERRIES!! Raspberries take first place followed closely by strawberries, but I only like berries that are fresh … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Custard Dessert Reminder

I really should have titled this “Rhubarb Crack”.  I mean seriously people – it is addictingly delicious. I can’t believe it’s been THREE YEARS since I posted it. I know I’ve dreamt of it countless times and as soon as I … Continue reading

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Chocoholic’s Swirly Banana Bread

Click here to view recipe. As evidenced by a post from two years ago, I enjoy good banana bread … I really do.  And back then I referred to the posted recipe as “the best banana bread ever.” Well, I … Continue reading

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Eclipse Bittersweet Hot Fudge Sauce

Click here to view recipe. OK you fellow chocoholics, listen up.  If you are like me and answer YES to the following three statements, then this one is for you! I love chocolate I always choose the darkest chocolate I … Continue reading

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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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