Tag Archive | desserts

Spiced Applesauce Cake

I have an absolutely fantastic cookbook called Canning for a New Generation, by Liana Krissoff.  I highly recommend it; she includes old classics (like raspberry preserves) and newer joys (like rhubarb & orange jam).  The book is broken down into the four seasons, then further divided into vegetables and fruits.  She also includes a ton […]

Crack Treats

Around our house, we have more than a few recipes with inappropriate nicknames.  (We keep ourselves amused!)  This dessert is more correctly called Nutella Krispie Treats, if you aren’t the irreverant type.  We call them Crack Treats because of our complete inability to stop eating them.  I kid you not.  I thought it was just […]

River Street Sweets

A few weeks ago, I sneaked away with some girlfriends for a brief, child-free weekend.  We ate many a marvelous thing, but what I brought home for Keith and son were…  wait for it… Pecan pralines.  Bear claws.  Heaven on earth. River Street Sweets is a charming riverfront candy store in downtown Savannah, facing a […]

Peach Cobbler

When we were living in Portland, our friends Todd and Jen threw a party one summer where they served all the iconic Southern foods from their Georgia youths.  Amongst them was a berry cobbler.  I’d never had cobbler before. It was… biscuity. Did you know that cobbler has a ton of fruit on the bottom, […]

Christmas Eggnog

Every Christmas morning growing up, the first thing we did after opening presents was play with our new toys. The first thing my mom did, however, was go in the kitchen and make a batch of homemade eggnog. This is the recipe she used. Now before I scare some of you away, I need to […]