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Category: Baking

Peach Cobbler

There are certain foods that exude Summer!I see a peach and think of delicious freshness, sweetness, and dessert! Although eating a ripened peach is truly one of life’s pleasures, I also like to serve peaches in a cobbler after a summer meal. Such comfort food! This recipe is a bit unique because the pastry goes on the bottom of the pan and is then topped with this beautiful fruit.  The pastry then takes on the flavor of…

Chocolate Pecan Bourbon Pie!

  I mean really! Bring together chocolate, pecans and bourbon and everyone will be your friend! This dessert is absolutely delightful and super easy to make. And, once I tasted it, I crossed Pecan Pie off on my list of foods that I don’t like. Because of this Chocolate Pecan Bourbon Pie recipe, I’m a fan now! Maybe it’s the addition of the chocolate and/or the bourbon (happy face!). You really don&#8217…

Lemon Bars with Shortbread Crust

There is never a shortage of lemons at our house due to the generosity of our neighbors Peter and Chris, who over the years have supplied us with their bounty of fresh, home grown Meyer lemons. I have used the juice of these lemons in soups, salad dressings, cakes, cookies, lemonade and an occasional Lemon Drop martini! Meyer lemons are naturally sweeter than regular lemons (which are more acidic) so I prefer to use these for this recipe. Meyer lemons…

Satisfying Zucchini Bread

Banana bread. Carrot cake. Apple pie. There are many desserts, breads and cakes made with fruit or vegetables, but what about a low-calorie and delicious creation using zucchini? Zucchini is usually served as a wholesome side dish to accompany a main meal. It contains many essential vitamins and minerals such as a significant quantity of potassium, essential iron and Vitamin A, and it is also high in anti-inflammatory properties. However, do your kids like zucchini? Not likely. This…

Chocolate Chip Bread…Pure Bliss

Have you ever baked anything with chocolate chips that doesn’t also contain sugar? Probably not, right? How about a loaf of bread with no eggs? Well guess what my friends? I’ve got it right here for you! This is one of the easiest bread recipes that you’ll ever make. Minimal ingredients and as simple as can be. I have a friend who was so afraid to make this because she had a “fear…

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