Tag Archives: dessert

A Stuffed Sweet Valentine


I wanted to make something different for Valentine’s Day. So, I read a recipe for stuffed cherry cupcakes last week and got an idea. I would create my own recipe using strawberry-filled cupcakes.  When I looked for my cupcake pan, I found … Continue reading

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LAST But NOT LEAST!


For my last entry into this season’s (Season 2) Real Women of Philadlephia’s Video Host Contest (Sponsored by Kraft and Paula Deen) I knew I had to “pump it up a notch” but keep it simple too!! So, I decided … Continue reading

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A Much Needed Choco-Bar


Since I’ve been sick, I’ve been eating the right things. Now that I’m on the mend, I wanted something sweet. Something besides fruit. I wanted CHOCOLATE!! I can’t have much with this darned med I’m on, but at least a … Continue reading

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I’m B A C K!! And Back with RWOP: Season 2


I’m not sure how many were missing me, but I’ve been ill with these dreadful allergies and then turned into sinus infection then that turned into laryngitis! Some people probably didn’t mind me not being able to talk….but I didn’t … Continue reading

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Cherries, Yogurt ….Viola! Puree’


Sometimes a simple pairing results in a tasty treat. I had about 1/4 of a small bag of frozen dark cherries left and well, let’s face it. Sometimes, we have to do the dirty deed and finish something off so … Continue reading

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“Nuts” for Coconuts And Cookies


I was looking in the cabinets for something new to create. So, I decided on German Chocolate Cookies made from cake mix. We had some German Chocolate cake mix on hand, coconut and the other ingredients. I started with looking … Continue reading

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A Bar for Your Friends and Family


These oatmeal cranberry cookie bars are scrumptious, full of nuts and a good way to add a little healthy to your diet during the holiday season. Of course, there’s brown sugar AND best of all, a little alcohol added to … Continue reading

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YAM GOOD!


I wanted to create a cake that was simple and I also wanted to include sweet potatoes or yams in the recipe. I had a can that was just begging to be used. Since my mom would be taking this … Continue reading

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Secret Ingredients? Do Tell!!


I recently saw a contest that Lea & Perrins was holding. Lea & Perrins® “Shine at Dinnertime” Video Recipe Challenge They wanted recipes that had their Worcestershire sauce in the recipe. The Food Network is hosting the contest along with Claire … Continue reading

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Refining a Southern Favorite


I ran across one of my fave recipes the other day. I had entered a video for this recipe in the Kraft Real Women of Philadelphia (RWOP) Video/Recipe Contest earlier this year. This recipe reminds me of growing up and … Continue reading

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