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Five short days until the day of love is here. Or in my world…engagement season begins! Valentine’s Day means chocolate, and chocolate is considered an aphrodisiac, so I have been told. Of course, I can be basic about it with brownies or chocolate cake (which are both scrumptious). I went full on white chocolate cheesecake […]

White Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

You’ll love these light mini fresh fruit tarts that are simple to bake as an alternative to the heavy holiday food, when you can’t take another bit of chocolate. This is 3 simple from scratch recipes that start with one-bite tarts shells, which are filled with French pastry cream and topped off a fresh raspberry […]

One-Bite Fresh Fruit Tarts with French Pastry Cream & Glaze Recipe

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All my favorite things in one pretty dessert, pound cake, whipped cream, pudding, and fresh berries.  This dessert makes quite an impressive presentation.

Berry Trifle with Sour Cream Pound Cake & Vanilla Pudding Recipe

Peaches have a special place in my heart.  Daddy owned a farm in Sylvania, GA for many years.  Mama referred to it as a “gentlemen’s farm” because they never intended to make a living from the farm, it was just something Daddy loved doing and Mama humored him.  One of my favorite memories of the […]

Georgia Peach Crisp Recipe with Filling & Topping

My occasional drink of choice is always a Margarita made with Patron, salted rim, and on the rocks. With guests coming over for a Mexican dinner party, I wanted to serve a cheesecake version of my favorite drink and the Margarita cheesecake cupcake was born. I love cheesecake cupcakes.  Quicker to make, quicker to cool, […]

Patron Tequila Margarita Cheesecake Cupcakes with Pretzel Crust Recipe

Salted Caramel Sauce in the summer, you ask? Why, yes, I say. There are so so many ways to enjoy salted caramel sauce…ice cream, fruit, cake and of course, simply by the spoonful. No reason to save it for the chilly Fall season. I find that making my own allows me to control the salt […]

Salted Caramel Sauce Recipe

Well, the Best Chocolate Cake is a hit. Let’s take it to the next level, if that is even possible, with Minette’s Chocolate Mousse Cake. Using two layers of the Best Chocolate Cake, Mascarpone mousse, strawberries, and ganache, you can create a dessert cake that your guests will fawn over. You can never go wrong […]

Chocolate Mousse Cake with Ganache Recipe

Summer is my favorite season, crazy I know!  I love the long, hot days, the unexpected afternoon rain showers, and the abundance of fresh vegetables and fruit from the local farms. My favorite Savannah produce stand is Davis Produce. Their peaches…OMG! But for this cake, berries , I couldn’t resist the berries. This cake combines […]

Chantilly Cake & Mascarpone Mousse Filling with Berries Recipe

What do you serve in the South in the summer. Banana Pudding of course! A summertime favorite and perfect for a casual supper party or family get together.  You can serve it in a bowl or use small mason jars for individual servings. Mama always topped her banana pudding with meringue, but whipped cream is […]

Banana Pudding Recipe

One of my favorite things about Summer is the abundance of fresh, local fruit.  I miss the days when we drove up to the family farm and picked peaches from the orchid.  Daddy grew several different varieties, all so good it was hard to pick a favorite.  Peach shortcake remains one of my favorite summertime […]

Shortcake Biscuits with Peach Filling Recipe

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