Delectable Desserts

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Lovely Lemon Bars

I’m kind of nut for lemons.  And I guess I have forced my lemon love onto the Loon possibly more than he would have…

Chocolate Yummy

Chocolate Yummy

The Loon and I were just recently in New Orleans (NOLA) and I came across this local favorite dessert, called Chocolate Yummy (recipe from…

Perfect Pears Poached in a Red Wine Reduction

Perfect Pears Poached in a Red Wine Reduction

These Perfect Pairs Poached in a Red Wine Reduction are so tender and rich in flavor.   They look gorgeous, too.  Oh, and seriously,…

Mandarin Orange Cake

Mandarin Orange Cake

This mandarin orange cake is as beautiful as it is delicious.  I’ve been developing the perfect yellow cake for several years now, and every…

wild berry parfait with mascarpone and vanilla

Wild Berry Parfait with Mascarpone and Vanilla

Wild Berry Parfait with Mascarpone and Vanilla is about as refreshing as you can get.   Use fresh fruit if you can, but even…

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Marvelous Mini Lemon Meringue Pies

Okay…these Marvelous Mini Lemon Meringue Pies take some TLC to make…but trust me…when they are finished and ready to pop in your mouth…you’ll be…

Incredible lemon poppy-seed pound cake

Incredible Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cake

This incredible lemon poppy seed pound cake is really one of mine and the Loon’s all-time favorites.  So lemony…so moist…and so good.   It’s…

Yep...these are Popcorn S'Mores Bars.  Kid and Loon Friendly!

Awesome Popcorn S’Mores Bars

Yep.  That’s what these are…popcorn s’mores bars.   Serve these with a cold glass of milk…and the kids will think you are a super…

New York-Style Cheese Cake with Strawberry Glaze

New York-Style Cheese Cake with Strawberry Glaze

Um…this needs no introduction.  If you like an airy, yet amazing cheesecake, you’ll flip for this New York-Styled Cheese Cake with Strawberry Glaze.  These…

Homemade Apple Pie

Homemade Apple Pie

This homemade apple pie coming fresh out of the oven will make you think you’re at Grandma’s house…or at least someone’s Grandma’s house.  Serve…