Category Archives: desserts

Thanksgiving specials

Over the years, many of my family’s special recipes come back into play for Thanksgiving. Through handcrafted food, we create a home filled with love, care and tradition. Later this month, we’ll celebrate another Thanksgiving together. It is my family’s main event. It is the day when my husband and I roll up our sleeves to […]

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classic peach cobbler with nectar-syrup

I love this time of year, and I love when peaches come in season, especially when I can enjoy them from a local farm or they are home-grown. There’s nothing like freshly-picked fruit. It has a more delicious flavor and intense aroma, much like a heirloom or vine-ripened tomato, versus a typical store-bought tomato. I love them! There’s […]

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authentic-Italian sponge cake

I hope you enjoy this recipe re-post! I want to make this and enjoy this authentic Italian dessert and so it was good timing to share and keep it at the top of my “want-to-bake” list. Take care, Mili This recipe takes me back to my childhood. Being raised as a first-generation American in a great […]

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gingerbread joy

This holiday treat is a mandatory part of our family’s “countdown to Christmas” traditions. I’m sharing my classic gingerbread cookie recipe, a gluten-free version and how I make royal icing. You’ll also learn my tricks to making fuss-free, cut-out cookies and different ways to assemble and decorate special, gift-worthy treats with gingerbread. First the recipes, […]

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