Baked Goods & Sweets

Bake up some wonderful homemade bread or decadent treats. We enjoyed trying them and so will you.

Chocolate-Dipped Fruit

Although these decadent treats may look like they came from an expensive chocolate boutique, dipping your own fruit is surprisingly simple and won’t cost you a fortune. All it requires is some fundamental knowledge...

Old-Fashioned Chocolate Cake

This cake is moist and flavorful enough to go without frosting, although a dollop of frozen yogurt or a whipped topping wouldn’t go amiss.

Blueberry Gingerbread

Baking Solo and with Kids Each year, Memorial Day weekend is celebrated as the unofficial start of summer. Here in the Northeast, however, my holiday plans have been rained out so often that I’ve...

Enjoying Apples a New Way

My stay in northern California this summer was even more memorable thanks to the abundance of fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables. While visiting the Golden State, I indulged in sweet meiwa kumquats and tiny...

Cake Decorating Tips and Ideas

Everyone loves to eat cake which is nicely and perfectly decorated. But due to lack of decorating skill ones wish is not fulfilled up to the maximum level. Check out for some cake decorating...

Plastic Bag Ice Cream

Yes, it sounds dangerous and the potential for messes seems highly likely, but you'll be surprised at the good, "clean" fun you'll enjoy when you make ice cream. This recipe is enough for one...

Anita’s Ice Cream Parlor

Summer time is upon us, swimming at the lake, barbecues, running through the sprinklers and of course ice cream. What better way to enjoy it than by making it yourself, involve the kids, make...

Mouth Watering Chocolate Recipes

Wonderful chocolate treats to satisfy the cravings in you! Give in to your temptations. Chocolate Chip Cookies Mix & cream together: 1 cup all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt Add: 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup...

Popsicle Paradise!

Remember when you used to sit on your front steps on a hot summer day eating a popsicle? It was usually red or purple and on special occasions you got a fudgesicle. Remember how...

Chill Out with Watermelon

On a hot summer day, eating ice-cold watermelon can be as refreshing as a quick swim. Maybe that is why National Watermelon Day falls in August and why, throughout the month, local watermelon festivals...
Hints and Techniques to Help you Make the Perfect Bread

Hints and Techniques to Help you Make the Perfect Bread

Hints and Techniques to Help you Make the Perfect Bread.
Welcoming The Bounty Which Springs from Mother Earth

Welcoming The Bounty Which Springs from Mother Earth

I'd like to share two of my grandmother's easy recipes which could be a complete meal. Her Bacon Dressing for Salads and Crusty French Bread would be a delicious, light meal for your family this time of year. T
Walnut and Fig Zucchini Bread

Walnut and Fig Zucchini Bread

This recipe is a great choice for breakfast, dessert or a mid-day snack. It also makes a delicious hostess gift for this season’s holiday parties.
Quick Buttermilk Bread

Quick and Easy Homemade Bread

This is a chewy yet light-textured bread with a delicate flavor. The topping of toasted sesame seeds adds a little crunch. This bread is a great accompaniment to soups, salads and most entrees.

How To Make Bannock

Bannock is simple. Basically it is just a pan fried bread dough. Lots of leeway in this recipe. Use your imagination with it. It can't be hurt! LOL (unless you try and add chocolate...