Desserts

Mocha Pecan Pie

Mocha Pecan Pie

I found the original recipe that inspired this Pecan Mocha Pie in a November 1997 edition of Bon Appetit magazine. It was a great issue, full of classic recipes for Thanksgiving that I used for years.     My favorite Thanksgiving pie is pumpkin, but […]

Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkin Bars

Since my sugar pumpkin yielded so much beautiful pumpkin puree, I knew I had to make something very special with it. My Grandma often made pumpkin bars, not sure where her recipe came from, most likely from her Mother. I pulled out her recipe and […]

Fresh Pumpkin Pie

Fresh Pumpkin Pie

Remember that cute little sugar pumpkin I picked up at my visit to Schnorr Farm? Well today, it left my living room as a decoration and became a pie!!     I am going to give you a challenge, ready?! This year for Thanksgiving make a […]

Honeycrisp Baked Apples

Honeycrisp Baked Apples

Surprisingly, I had never made baked apples in my life! Not sure why; I have certainly made my share of caramel apples and have baked scores of apple pies. I figured it was high time I gave it a go. There is something about Honeycrisp […]

Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie

Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie

I don’t know if this is a common problem out there but it is one that comes up for me often – the need to make a quick dessert!  My kids are always having friends over or going to dinners with groups of friends and […]

End of Summer Peach Galette

End of Summer Peach Galette

My niece, Alice, asked me if I wanted to buy peaches for her school  fundraiser and of course, I said yes!  She delivered them yesterday, two  boxes…30 peaches.  We can eat a lot of peaches in my house, but I  thought I better make a […]