desserts

Apple Ricotta and Almond Galette

October 31, 2014
Apple Ricotta galette

I’ve seen many pumpkin recipes around the internet lately but I am going to be a rebel and wait until next month to show off my pumpkin recipes. Today it’s all about apples. And apple butter with ricotta and almonds. Can you think of a more delicious combination? This is the ultimate fall dessert. I […]

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Salted Caramel, Pretzel and Nutella Ice Cream

July 14, 2014
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July is national ice cream month! Of course, no holiday is needed to eat ice cream. In the summer, my freezer is always loaded with plenty of frozen treats. But this is even a little more special. Because who doesn’t like homemade ice cream? Head on over to The Kitchenthusiast to see how easy it is […]

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Introducing Hershey’s New Spreads

December 11, 2013
Hershey

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Hershey’s but as usual, all opinions are my own. Everyone needs some chocolate in their life. Right? I know I could use a little chocolate almost everyday. S0 I am happy to introduce new Hershey’s Spreads – Chocolate with Almond, Chocolate with Hazelnut and Chocolate. They are all so good that […]

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Homemade “Chipwiches” For National Ice Cream Month

July 16, 2013
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One of my favorite early teenage memories is swimming at the local town pool in the summer and eating chipwiches and cheese fries from the snack bar.  Ahhh, those were the days! We would get to the pool right after lunch.  First we would swim a little and dive for pennies. Then you went off […]

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Sugar Cookies with Monk Fruit In The Raw

May 20, 2013
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Disclosure: I was given a free bag of Monk Fruit In The Raw to use for this recipe and I have the chance to win a prize by showing a photograph of the cookies I decorated. I am attending Eat, Write, Retreat as a volunteer and was not compensated for this post. As always, the […]

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Strawberry Ricotta Tart

May 6, 2013
chocolate strawberry ricotta tart

I was on a lemon kick a few weeks ago but currently my latest craze is strawberries. Every time I go to the produce market or grocery store, I see big boxes of beautiful strawberries and I have to bring a few home. They are great for breakfast and dessert. Don’t tell anyone but this […]

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Cocoa Dusted Cinnamon Honey Almonds

April 18, 2013
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Both of my kids are candy fanatics. They can not get enough. I am predicting that my daughter will still go trick or treating when she is in college.  Of course, I am not a fan of letting them eat too much candy. I made these almonds thinking that it is a sweet treat for […]

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Sweet Ricotta Pie

March 31, 2013
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Happy Easter everyone! I spent the day relaxing and having some Easter fun with my family.  We went to church this morning but before I left I was able to get this pie  in the oven. This afternoon, we colored Easter eggs and my kids did some Jelly Belly bean trading after the Easter bunny […]

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Festive Oreo Ice Cream Sandwiches

December 18, 2012

I love this holiday time of year where there are plenty of reasons to make treats and desserts. Every year about a week before Christmas, I turn on the oven and bake up piles of cookies.  We like to give goodies to teachers, bus drivers, neighbors and friends.  Every person in our household has a […]

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Eggnog Donuts With White Chocolate Glaze

December 11, 2012

I always have a quart of eggnog sitting in my fridge during holiday season. I don’t drink eggnog but I buy it for guests. My brother loves eggnog so I usually keep some for him. The problem is I forget that we have it and it sits in the refrigerator long after my guests leave. […]

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