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Whiskey-Pecan Toffee

A yummy recipe to share.  So good, great for gift-giving or just to eat! Stolen from Daydreamer Desserts. Her pics are awesome! I confess that these were the last few pieces remaining from a few batches this year. Whiskey – … Continue reading

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A Homemade Christmas

Well, I have been less than stellar at keeping up with posting, but I have a few ideas to share.  First, goodies for my colleagues and secretaries at school.  White Trash of course, another name coined…Christmas Crack.  See a previous … Continue reading

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Pecan Bar Bliss

I have made these bars only a few times, enough time to adjust the recipe and make it my own!  I got my inspiration from Pinterest and this blogger,  http://www.justataste.com/2011/11/pecan-pie-bars/ She prefers a thinner, crispier square. I like my filling … Continue reading

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Dessert Cups

I have wanted to try these for a long while…I keep seeing yummy versions popping up on Pinterest. With friends coming for dinner, Alex and I tackled this new idea. Some recipes suggest turning a muffin tin upside down and … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Alex

This is the first year that Alex didn’t have a kid party, so I wanted to make her cake special, more adult. I had wanted to make a Rose Cake. I used the tutorial from the iambaker blog. She is … Continue reading

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Tips and Tricks to Great Pastry

I have mentioned that I would do a pastry post…so here it is! If you are vegetarian or cooking for one…follow same recipe with Crisco shortening. Tenderflake Pastry 5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons salt 1 lb tenderflake lard … Continue reading

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Apple Crisp

The quintessential fall dessert!  I have made apple crumble for years, starting with my first job at Chudleigh’s Apple farm. (www.chudleighs.com, for those interested). They sold both double crust pastry and single crust Apple Crumble pies. We used to mix … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Me!

Spoiled rotten by my family… This is a recipe my mom has made me every year since I was a kid. John took over, now the torch has been passed to Alex. Thanks Alex! Lizzie’s (No-Bake) Cheesecake Crust: 2 cups … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie

It isn’t Thanksgiving without Pumpkin Pie. It is one of my daughter’s favourite desserts.  She learned early to make it herself. She whips up her own batch of pastry too…that’s my girl! Not sure if you noticed the Pi plate, … Continue reading

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Kathcake

It was a big decision as to what picture to put on the iEat header.  My family and I really like to eat! Butter tarts, Yorkshire pudding, or cookies? Or perhaps fun food like cakepops or Reindeer pops?  Chocolate won … Continue reading

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