Tag Archives: Dessert

Thin Mints Ice Cream Cake

Every year I buy several boxes of Thin Mints from the Girl Scouts and stash them in the freezer.  After the kids go to bed my husband and I will eat a few, ice-cold, out of the freezer.  By some … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day

Pie is one of my favorite things to make, possibly because it’s my husband’s and my son’s favorite dessert. Today happens to be Pi day, so what better reason to make a pie? Here is a list of my favorites: … Continue reading

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Frozen Rainbow Chiffon Cake: Someone Attempted it!

You may remember this infamous cake that nearly wrecked me.  Well, despite my warnings, blog reader Julia, not only attempted it, but made it successfully!  In my original post (following) I stated that I would send a prize to anyone … Continue reading

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Pink Grapefruit Meringue Pie

Here is a  little twist on lemon meringue using those gorgeous pink grapefruits that are at the height of their season right now. One frustration I have with meringue pies is that the meringue tends to weep and causes the … Continue reading

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Candied Apples

You just bought way more apples than you needed at the farmer’s market this weekend.  You need to make these! cooking spray 2 C. sugar 3/4 C. water 1/2 C. light corn syrup 1 cinnamon stick 10 drops red food … Continue reading

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Mini Key Lime Cheesecakes

I love mini, single-serve desserts for entertaining.  It’s so nice to have a tray of cupcakes or pots of chocolate mousse to quickly pass around the table.  No cutting, no scooping, no mess.  These key lime cheesecakes are the latest … Continue reading

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Brennan’s Infamous Frozen Rainbow Chiffon Cake – DO NOT ATTEMPT!

This is one of my most popular posts- Happy Birthday Brennan! This cake is amazing.  This cake is beautiful.  It’s like eating sorbet, but light and fluffy, like a cloud.  This cake will move people to sing your praises.  People … Continue reading

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