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Cornbread Waffles, Apple Rings and Napoleons

OK – it’s official – had enough winter.  My energy level is about ‘zero’ and my motivation lower  . . . if possible.  I am so ready for warmer temps so that we can  get outside.  Not to mention we eat too much when we’re inside all the time. I mean who makes cornbread waffles??? Yes, made a […]

Cream Horns

Well, there was going to be a lot more to this post . .  . but since we’ve thawed from the last week’s  freeze, there have been a few additional problems – like very low water pressure and then we have no water today !!   So, I’m simply posting the recipe for the cream […]

Christmas- Chocolate Cream Torte Recipe

In an effort to try and make new no-sugar’ added treats for David, I find myself re-inventing some desserts.  Such was the case with this cake.  Wanting something that looked a little more festive for Christmas, I’ve taken the Cake-in-the-Pan recipe, layered it with a yummy cream filling and topped that off with a delicious chocolate butter […]

“Bomb-Diggity” Cheddar Biscuits

Looks like Fall has arrived. There is a light haze across the valley and hills beyond – and the trees are starting to turn those lovely maroon and gold colors.  Our maple tree has some beautiful red leaves – and that, of course, is why we planted it.  And can’t forget to mention  the yaupon.  […]

Sugar Free Cheesecake Brownies . . . & Raccoons

Well this post was intended for a few days ago – but then around here things never seem to go as planned. Just too much to do and not enough time.   And then on top of that, there was the raccoon. I’ve not had many encounters with ‘wild’ animals since we’ve lived here – […]