When it comes to Cream Pies, one, in particular, stands out for me. That would be a Banana Cream Pie. My Mom loved bananas, so it made perfect sense that she would make Banana Cream Pie at any opportunity. While perfecting my homemade vanilla pudding recipe, I thought it would be fun to recreate that pie but in […]
Homemade vanilla pudding seems so ordinary; it is anything but. The word pudding used to be an English catch-all term referring to all desserts. The origins of this type of pudding we know today are unknown, but it has been around for many centuries. It was originally called Blancmange, a French word, translated to mean “white […]
There are times I just can’t figure out what to serve after a meal. I want to do something that will give my guests a choice, but how to do that is a conundrum at times. Then I had a brainstorm. Why not a variation on a cheese board using chocolate. A chocolate tasting board […]
There are times I really have a craving for french fries, in particular, sweet potato fries. I won’t make them very often using my big fryer because I’m a bit lazy and don’t care to pull it out and get it set up for just the two of us. That’s when I’ll make my oven […]
We love these amazing roasted olives. Whenever we have a group visiting for any reason, these Roasted Olives are always something we prepare for everyone’s enjoyment. They are super easy and make a real splash when entertaining. I first made these roasted olives a few years ago for a group of people who were visiting our home.
I have another fun treat for you that you will love. It’s a simple and fun recipe shared by my assistant Kristi Morgan. It is one recipe, once you tried it would be one of those you’ll go back to again and again. I’ll let Kristi show why.
This Dump Cake Recipe is another recipe that our family has been making for over 40 years. According to my mother, Sharon, the recipe originally came from a South Dakota church cookbook back in the 1960s.