Tag Archives: Dessert

Buttermilk Ice Cream

I remember the first time I tried buttermilk.  I was visiting my grandparents’ house, something we did often.  They always, for better and for worse, let us have the run of the refrigerator and pantry; we could pretty much eat … Continue reading

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Butter Pecan Ice Cream

One night after a particularly spicy dinner, Matt and I were craving something sweet and cold to calm our fiery mouths.  I suggested we make some ice cream.  We looked through a few books and chose a Caramel Ice Cream, … Continue reading

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No Bake, (Almost) Dairy-Free Chocolate Silk Pie

This is another recipe I made several years ago, before my blogging days.  But it’s so good and unique, and we have never stopped talking about it, so it definitely deserves to be blogged.  I love chocolate silk pie, it’s … Continue reading

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Banana Bread French Toast

My mom’s recipe for banana bread is awesome and needs no tweaking whatsoever.  I ate it countless times growing up, and I still make it from time to time.  Occasionally, if I’m in the mood, I’ll add walnuts to the … Continue reading

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Blue Corn Biscotti

I was in the mood to bake something last weekend, and I had some blue cornmeal that needed using up, so this dish fit the bill perfectly.  I only ate one.  Then I sent the rest to Matt’s co-workers, who … Continue reading

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My Grandmother Rose’s Pecan Pie

I plan on making a pecan pie for Thanksgiving this year, and I realized that I’ve never made one before, so I did a “practice pie” last night.  We LOVED it!  I used my mom’s mother’s recipe that she gave … Continue reading

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Cast-Iron Chocolate Chip Cookie

This was so so good! We made it last weekend and loved it! This is one giant chocolate chip cookie made in a cast-iron skillet. I found it on my good friend Aimee’s blog, See Aimee Cook. This would be … Continue reading

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Fried Apple Pies

These were little nuggets of goodness.  They were tiny – about two bites each – and so tasty.  They were fairly easy to make, and so addicting to eat.  I found this in “The Homesick Texan Cookbook”.  I’d love to … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pie

Every Thanksgiving growing up, we would always have (among other desserts) a chocolate pie.  I always really loved it.  It’s a simple dessert, with a thick chocolate custard in a regular pie crust topped with a browned meringue.  Until recently, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Pie

I discovered this pie on allrecipes several years ago.  When I was first learning to cook, I found most of my recipes on the internet, and I “took a lot of help from the store”; meaning I used a lot … Continue reading

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