Cookies

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Fun and Delicious Cookies for Christmas Party My Darling Daughter and I have been preparing for our annual Christmas party. She has been a great help as we check off today's list of 'Things to Do'. She's my awesome sous chef! Awesome Salty-Sweet Cookies  She made the dough for the Pretzel Toffee Chocolate Chunk Cookies and called … [Read more...]

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Swedish Ginger Cookies

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National Coffee Day! I just love a good cup of coffee! Coffee has been a big part of my family's life for generations. I remember that no matter what time of day, the coffee pot was going. I often say that coffee runs in my veins! With the cool autumn days, I thought these Swedish Ginger cookies would be a fantastic compliment to a good cup of … [Read more...]

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Old Fashioned Apple Dumplings

Apple Dumplings with small apples A Delightsome Life

One of the best things about Autumn is apples. I just love farm fresh apples. When the children were still in school and when we lived in the Atlanta area we would travel to North Georgia to the apple farms. Several had hay rides, pumpkin patches and pick your own options. Making Things with Apples There's a wide variety of wonderful … [Read more...]

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National Chocolate Milk Shake Day!

Chocolate Milk Shakes A Delightsome Life

I love making milk shakes and I just love anything chocolate. So when I saw that today was going to be National Chocolate Milk Shake Day - I had to jump in and make some for my family! Rich Ingredients For my Chocolate Milk Shake, I decided to use rich ingredients. I asked my daughter to pick up good chocolate ice cream - she chose dutch … [Read more...]

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The Science of Baking

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And National Cheese Pizza Day I am about to share something with you - I've always loved math and science - they were my favorite subjects in school, well next to art class and mechanical design. Go figure! Anyhow, I am so delighted to share with you an infographic created by the wonderful folks at Shari's Berries on the science of baking! … [Read more...]

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Pineapple Coconut Cake

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The Contender Dearest loves fresh pineapple and loves coconut cake. I wanted to bring these two flavors together in one of his favorite kinds of desserts - cake! The first cake I tried was good, but didn't work out that well.  This one is pretty good, it has a pound cake consistency, but doesn't yet have the flavor I'm hoping … [Read more...]

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Blueberry Peach Pound Cake

Blueberry Peach Pound Cake

I love the freshness of summer fruit! My daughter and I both were wanting something sweet and I knew whatever we came up with, Dearest would love too! I searched for recipes and decided to tweak a recipe I'd found to create my Blueberry Peach Pound Cake. Peaches and Blueberries My Darling Daughter brought home these blueberries from a … [Read more...]

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National Ice Cream Month

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Celebrate with Nielsen-Massey Vanilla I am joining Nielsen-Massey Vannilla co. in celebrating National Ice Cream Month and Day on July 20. Cool Off on Warm Summer Days Who doesn't like ice cream? What about homemade ice cream! Nielsen-Massey Vanilla is well known and adds just the perfect vanila flavoring to most everything - especially … [Read more...]

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Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding

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With Two Sauces This is a dessert that will transport you. Dearest and I first discovered Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding a couple months back when we dined in Buckhead at Dantanna's restaurant. The food was quite delicious and of course we had to have dessert. Dearest and I chose the Chocolate Pie and his boss chose the Krispy Kreme Bread … [Read more...]

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Mystery Ingredient Club

A DELIGHTSOME LIFE MYSTERY INGREDIENT CHIPOTLE SLIDERS

I am delighted to join Michael Lee West's fourth gathering in her Mystery Ingredient Club! Michael is an amazing author, blogger and noted 'Foodie'! She has a wonderful blog, Rattlebridge Farm where she chronicles her adventures restoring her beautiful home nestled among serene hills as well as beautiful tablescapes and mouthwatering recipes. … [Read more...]

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