Category: Dessert

BACK TO THE ART TOUR

“Art is therapy.” For some reason, known only to my inner self, I decided to draw a design using circles, divide the rings that resulted, paint the spaces that formed, and attach a mirror to the center.  So this is the first piece that came out of that idea.  I think it’s painted on a…

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JELLO SNACK

“Eat less sugar.  You’re sweet enough.” The other day I stopped at the grocery store to pick up a few items.  My friend was with me.  I reached for a box of Knox gelatin.  “What’s that for?” she asked.  I told her I make sugar-free Knox Blocks for my husband’s lunch.  He’s diabetic and it…

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ENERGY BARS/BALLS

“Why do they call it beauty sleep when you wake up looking like a troll?” Ever since I spouted off about not providing recipes until the kitchen is finished, I find myself coming up with new ideas about things to create and eat. I wanted something to grab as a quick energy boost and ran…

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CHOCOLATE CHIP CHEESECAKE

“Seize the moment.  Remember all the women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart.”  Erma Bombeck Here is another recipe that ignores carbs and calories.  It’s delicious.  It’s simple to make.  It will make you a legend in your own time.  Maybe. INGREDIENTS: THE CRUST: 8 1/2 ounce package chocolate wafers, crumbled in…

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PLUM CAKE

Church Bulletin Announcement – Weight Watchers will meet at 7 PM at the First Presbyterian Church.  Please use large double doors at the side entrance. As I focus on living a more healthy life I also focus on normalcy. Yes, in the past I lived a very intense life.  I was under the illusion that…

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STRAWBERRY SOUFFLÉ

“I eat cake because it’s somebody’s birthday somewhere.” Yesterday I told of my intention to clean out my file cabinet.  Well, lo and behold, a phrase I don’t understand, I unearthed a treasure.  It’s a small collection of recipes from the past that I thought I’d lost forever.  Needless to say, which is another phrase…

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ROASTED TOFU

“Humans are the only part of creation that can refuse to show up by wearing a mask.  Then we forget that we were pretending.” I bet when you saw the heading on this post your little heart went pitter patter.  Or not.  But believe me, whenever I serve roasted tofu the hesitant tasters turn into enthusiastic…

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FRUIT CLOUDS

“A party without cake is just a meeting.”  Julia Child Every now and then I want something sweet.  Before that I wanted to be a great writer.  Thus, my Creative Writing Degree. I wanted to be able to write something moving and memorable like “Hippo Birdie Two Ewe”.  Or I wanted to write a great…

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Autumn Bread Pudding Re-Do

“To err is human, but it takes technology to really screw things up.” It’s really nice to find a recipe that’s easy, delicious, and foolproof.  That’s when it’s best to try making it in you very own kitchen.  Take the Autumn Bread Pudding, which I enjoyed at my friend’s house.  In fact, I enjoyed it…

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Autumn Bread Pudding

“It’s your life, but only if you make it so.” The thing I like about this recipe is the ease.  I also like the taste.  But best of all, I like the fact that this dish can be prepared the day before and then simply popped into the oven an hour before you and your…

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