This not your ordinary pumpkin pie! The crust is first filled with pecans, butter and sugar. The pie is topped off with a meringue. It is a show piece and delicious.
1/3 cup finely chopped pecans 1/3 cup brown sugar 2 T sweet butter, softened 1 unbaked pie shell (I like the […]
Andrea brought home this recipe from kindergarten at St. Mary’s Episcopal School in Memphis. It has become a family tradition for us. No Christmas or Thanksgiving has passed without this delicious treat.
2 cups sifted all purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 ½ tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt ½ tsp baking soda ¼ […]
My favorite dessert is chocolate anything! This mousse is absolutely delicious and easy to make. Buy the best chocolate and butter you can find. It does make a difference. I serve it in little cups with lids. The spoons should be demitasse. I found 12 for $17.95 at 1-800-expresso.com. They are 4 ½ […]
This recipe comes from the Ritz-Carlton in Phoenix. During a trip to Phoenix, a friend and I began a quest for the best Martini in the Scottsdale/Phoenix area. At the Ritz they served us these delicious marinated olives.
½ onion ½ tsp garlic 1 T fennel 1 tsp fresh basil 2 anchovies ½ […]
I prepared this meatloaf recipe for a New Year’s Eve buffet along with Basil stuffed Roast Loin of Pork and Leg of Lamb. All of these meats can be served at room temperature, which is great for a party. This was wonderful that particular New Year’s Eve, as we lost electricity in the […]
At an impromptu dinner party this week I served a dessert I had not made before. I keep a stack of crepes in my freezer just for these impulsive parties. I started baking crepes at a very young age. I have 6 younger brothers and for their birthday parties we always served crepes. My […]
The cooler days and chilly nights bring back memories of favorite fall and winter dishes I had as a child growing up in The Netherlands. October brings Oktoberfest and sauerkraut. Now I realize that sauerkraut is one of those foods one either loves or hates. For the latter I suggest to give it a […]