Pie competition

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This past weekend, my company held their annual picnic. They take over a local park that not only has lots of playground equipment and a beach to play on, but they also organize kids’ games and rent a couple of bouncy houses. Little Chick LOVES bouncy houses. It was a very hot day as you can see […]

S’Mores Brownies

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S’mores brownies – as in, you’ll want s’more and more of these treats! They are delicious and simple to whip together.     I’ve made this recipe at least twice for events, and it’s always a big hit. Recently I made this along with another bar recipe for my take-to-work birthday treats, and there wasn’t […]

Caramel Custard

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I have been reluctant to show this recipe.   Certainly not because it’s not very good.  Because it is.  Too good!  No, it’s because it took multiple attempts to get a good picture of the final product.  I tried several times.  Which means Papa has made several batches of this recently (as my scale would […]

Mint Dazzler

mint dazzler

Today I’m going to share my all-time, favorite dessert.  I’m not sure why I don’t make it more often.  Perhaps I should from now on.  Healthy?  No it’s not.  This is the recipe to make once you’ve given up on that New Year’s resolution to lose weight. I have no idea where the recipe came […]