Desserts

Mini Almond Blueberry Tart

Jump to the recipe here: Blueberry Tarts Hand-Held on a plate I love a good hand held munchie.  It doesn’t matter if it’s a sandwich, lettuce, wrap, cookie, ice cream cone, or tart.  Actually, I never really thought of a tart as something you could eat […]

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Things to do in St. Louis plus a Stellar Key Lime Pie

Things to do in St. Louis plus a Stellar Key Lime Pie

Here’s my recipe for the Best Key Lime Pie on the planet!  Not joking.  I make it gluten free by using Nairn’s gluten free graham crackers but it works well with any graham cracker if your not gluten sensitive.  If you give it a shot let me know what you think.

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Baby Shower Chocolate Snowflake Cookies

Baby Shower Chocolate Snowflake Cookies

Jump to recipe: Chocolate Snowflake Cookie Recipe Last December I gave my girlfriend’s daughter a baby shower.  Natalie was born happy and healthy last February.  She is beyond precious!  Since the shower was in December and we were anticipating a snow fall, we themed it “Baby, […]

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Homemade Pie Crust: From Mundane to Insane

Homemade Pie Crust: From Mundane to Insane

Insanely good that is!  Jump all the way down this post for a crazy easy recipe for a homemade pie crust.  This recipe is sure to impress even the pickiest of grandmas.  And just in time for the holidays too! It is common knowledge that the […]

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Yoga, Wine… & Low Carb CHEESECAKE!

Yoga, Wine… & Low Carb CHEESECAKE!

Seems like summer months are a real challenge (at least for me) to keep low carb.  I mean come on, an ice cold beer on a hot steamy day is really hard to pass up after you’ve been pulling weeds in the sun for hours. […]

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Espresso Panna Cotta

Espresso Panna Cotta

Every now and then, one of my dearest friends Deb and I hold a demonstration cooking class at my house.  We keep the class small so everyone can sit around the kitchen island and still have enough elbow room to jot down a note or […]

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Strawberry Schaum Torte

Strawberry Schaum Torte

The Germans have their Schaum Torte.  The Aussies and New Zealanders have their Pavolva.  The Italians, Swiss, and French have their meringues.  These are all very similar, consisting of beaten egg whites and sugar.   But for our purposes today, I’m going to share with […]

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Rooster’s Coconut Cake

Rooster’s Coconut Cake

We recently moved into a new house and my husband and I have been taking our weekends to unpack the last remaining boxes.  Fortunately, we’ve gotten to the last two or three.  Unfortunately, these are the boxes that have been shuffled around unopened year after […]

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