Fruit

Whose idea was dry January? If you are finding it a tough sell, let’s grab a little banana rum, bake a bananas foster cake, and stay on track. You are welcome! This cake, to me, is the perfect mix of banana flavor (thanks bananas and oh yes, rum) to channel that Caribbean feeling (takes me […]

Bananas Foster Cake Recipe with Salted Caramel Sauce – January Cake of the Month

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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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I saved the best for last! Welcome to my final recipe in this year’s holiday cookie swap. These cherry slices cookies are my favorite cookies to give as gifts, because they are just so darn pretty. The candied cherries give them a holiday glow. They look lovely in a tin or wrapped in clear plastic […]

Cookie Swap: Cherry Pecan Slices Cookie Recipe

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This recipe is simple and delicious. Pumpkin may be the holiday standard but my family demands this tart cherry pie on our table. Pull some pie crust from the freezer and whip up the filling. Easy peasy and so yummy. Make our Homemade Butter Pie Crust found here. Drain the cherries reserving one can of […]

Tart Cherry Pie Filling Recipe

Oh yes, it is apple season. Fresh apple cake is one of my family’s favorite ways to celebrate the arrival of Fall. Chock full of pecans and apples with a hint of cinnamon, this cake hits all the right notes. I also use a variety of apple so use your favorite varieties. Come on, put […]

Fresh Apple Cake Recipe

Now that temperatures are dropping, I like to switch from a cool, creamy yogurt for breakfast to warm, sweet blueberry muffins. Fresh blueberries are wonderful but frozen work beautifully. I freeze berries throughout the season to get me through the winter months. I find blueberry muffins require a little extra sweet to put them over […]

Blueberry Streusel Muffins 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

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

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