Beignets are those heavenly little powdered sugar-dusted fried puffs of doughnuts made famous in New Orleans. This version takes them to a truly gourmet level. They are perfect for a Mardi Gras breakfast or for any special holiday or birthday weekend treat. Pardon my drool… 🙂 The Author Says: “”Whenever […]
Peach cobbler is as Southern as sweet tea, so why not combine them? This winning twist on a classic is lip-smackin’ good, and it couldn’t be easier to make. Give this recipe a try for an old-fashioned dessert with new flair. The Author Says: “”My family and I were “pickers” […]
Not Your Father’s Root Beer Cake takes advantage of one of the many new craft beers that taste like old-fashioned root beer. A root beer cake that uses real beer? Yes! I tried Not Your Father’s Root Beer a couple of months ago. Surprisingly, it tastes exactly like root beer […]
Dried cherry and berry mixes are a great shelf-stable enhancer for sweet breads. I’ve used cherries and cranberries here. There is a wide range of dried fruits available in today’s markets, so the choice is up to you. These sweet loaves are very moist and cake-y. They start with a […]
Good old pumpkin pie is an age-old favorite in the fall, but it usually doesn’t mesh well with diets. Diabetes expert Laura Cipullo and the editors of Prevention Magazine have given traditional pumpkin pie a makeover to make this mousse diabetic-friendly. This version may have pared down the carbs and […]
So, you thought your new spiralizer was just for vegetables? Not so! Check out these fruit tarts made with spiralized apples nestled in a date and walnut crust. There is no baking involved, so no hot kitchen. They are great for paleo diets and a sweet treat for vegetarians, yet […]
Trying to make gluten-free baked goods can be a trying experience at times. If you’re on a restricted diet, you miss the texture of traditional baked goods made with flour. This banana bread will surprise you with both its great flavor and texture, and it couldn’t be easier to make.
The crockpot is usually used for slow-cooking savory foods. You might be surprised that it also works for baking and desserts. Take a look at this irresistible raspberry chocolate chip bread, and I’m sure you’ll be looking at your crockpot in an entirely new light.