Cherry Pie Bars

— February 01, 2017

I have been in recipe testing mode lately and these Cherry Pie Bars are definitely a “keeper”. A neighbor and friend of mine has graciously accepted the duties of taste-tester while I am working on family recipes and my own concoctions. It’s a very “full-filling” job. I pointed out to her that we did…


fresh mint chocolate chip shortbread cookies

— November 03, 2016

It’s that time of year again for me to enter the local newspaper holiday cookie contest. As usual, I was multi-tasking so I did not fully the read the rules as I baked and baked and baked to see what cookies I would enter this year. So, it wasn’t until late at night…


Chewy Oatmeal Cookies

— July 05, 2016

Just so you know, these are not the usual Oatmeal Cookies. I love Oatmeal Cookies but something in these cookies, takes them over the top. Perhaps it is the butter. Chewy Oatmeal cookies are classic and they fall into one of my favorite types of recipes…the kind that can be varied a “hundred ways…


browned butter roll-out cookies

— May 04, 2016

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and since I missed out on celebrating May Day by making my little May Day baskets – because I was a day behind – I need to get organized. I have discovered that Mother’s Day works best in my house of wee ones if I set the stage…