Archive for the 'Pastries' Category

Crispy Lattice-Top Apple Pie

Crispy Lattice-Top A...

Crispy Lattice-Top Apple Pie This is little past season since we’re into pumpkin pie time of year but was so good I wanted to share it with all of you anyway! It would be a great addition to your Thanksgiving feast and is pretty impressive looking with the lattice top. This...
Irish Brown Soda Bread with Cranberries & Walnuts

Irish Brown Soda Bre...

Irish Brown Soda Bread The first Wednesday of the month this semester has been a day of nonstop meetings at the seminary. By the time I get home, my brain is fried!! Since I love to cook and it doesn’t require the brain power that my paid work does, I find that I can de-stress...
Cream Cheese Cherry Danish Coffeecake

Cream Cheese Cherry ...

Cherry Cream Cheese Danish Coffeecake This is a festive looking coffeecake that is perfect for Christmas morning! The base of this coffeecake is a white cake mix so it is quick and easy to make with that classic combination of almond flavored cream cheese combined with cherry pie...
Lemony Blueberry Bread

Lemony Blueberry Bre...

Lemony Blueberry Bread Lemon and blueberries are such a great combination that I had to try them together in a quick bread. I love making quick breads because they are so easy and they always turn out nice and moist. Since blueberries are plentiful in my part of the world and this...
Fruit Bars

Fruit Bars...

Cherry Fruit Bars These fruit bars are one of those “go-to” kind of recipes when you need a quick dessert or want to take something into work that people can eat with their morning coffee. This is an old recipe of my mom’s that I can remember her making when it was...
Apple-Blueberry Pie

Apple-Blueberry Pie...

In keeping with the abundance of blueberries this time of year and the fact that I had apples I needed to use up, I came up with this pie. It turned out to be a fabulous combination! One of the guests to whom it was served exclaimed, “Wow, this is the best pie I’ve ever...
Raspberry Tart

Raspberry Tart...

Raspberry Tart Every now and then I have a friend who invites a collection of friends to her home for a Saturday brunch. We all bring a dish to share and she sets her table with her good china, makes a pot of good coffee, and we have a wonderful feast! It’s a time of telling...
Blueberry Almond Scones

Blueberry Almond Sco...

Blueberry Almond Scones I recently made scones for the volunteer tea at my husband’s workplace. I made these along with Pumpkin Scones and Orange-Chocolate Chip ones. As I’ve run into people who were at the tea, I’ve received lots of compliments on these. I’ve...
Orange-Chocolate Chip Scones

Orange-Chocolate Chi...

Orange-Chocolate Chip Scones I’ve been experimenting with creating different flavors of scones. I’ve done Cranberry-Orange, Almond Blueberry, and these Orange-Chocolate Chip Scones. I just love the combination of orange and chocolate together so these ended up my favorite....
Olive Tapenade Roll

Olive Tapenade Roll...

Olive Tapenade Roll ready to eat! This is one of those easy recipes that can be adapted to what you have on hand. I was needing something to serve with leftover stuffed pepper crockpot soup and came up with this based on what I had available. You can use pizza or spaghetti sauce,...