Fall Harvest Gelatin Salad

Fall Harvest Gelatin Salad

Fall Harvest Gelatin Salad contains the flavors of fall. I know some of you may be questioning the veracity of that statement because there’s no pumpkin spice, or plain pumpkin, included in this recipe, but pumpkin spice isn’t the only flavor of fall. In fact, before pumpkin spice mania took the country by storm, there were cranberries, apples, and pecans. Those flavors, along with celery, are the basis for our Fall Harvest Gelatin Salad. I have a confession to make. I’m really lazy and impatient when it comes to making gelatin dishes. I realize that I will have to get […]

Cream cheese filled carrot cake muffins

Cream Cheese Filled Carrot Cake Muffins

These cream cheese filled carrot cake muffins are perfect for back to school.  They are perfect for a quick, grab and go, breakfast, and they’re a great addition to a lunch box.  The luscious, creamy filling makes them irresistible.   These Muffins even have a secret ingredient. 

Orange white chocolate fudge with cranberries and pecans

White Chocolate Fudge with Cranberries and Pecans

Homemade white chocolate fudge loaded with pecans and dried cranberries is the perfect holiday treat.  This recipe is another variation of my famous five minute fudge recipe, so it’s very easy to make.  The flavor of cranberries and pecans mixed with the white chocolate gets an additional flavor boost through the addition of a few drops of orange essential oil. 

A slice of pinto pecan pie

Pecan Pinto Pie

A lady at a local bookstore and I were talking one day about unusual recipes, and she shared that she had once eaten a delicious pie made from pinto beans while visiting a friend’s home.  I was incredulous, but she was adamant that the pie tasted just like a pecan pie. A few weeks later, she supplied me with the recipe, but I never got around to trying it until today.  The recipe is surprisingly easy to prepare using a minimum of kitchen equipment and the pie really is delicious. It does remind me of a pecan pie, but it’s […]