Béatrix’s Red Kuri Soup #FrenchFridayswithDorie

Red Kuri Soup

Just a few ingredients cooked and pureed make for a gorgeous Red Kuri Soup. It looks and tastes like autumn! I grew up eating lots of acorn squash. My mom would roast it filled with butter and brown sugar. Things are different here at chez Berg. Our meals revolve around meat and potatoes with a few […]

Brownie Batter Dip #Giveaway

Brownie Batter Dip | A terrific munchie for game day or sweet appetizer for your holiday party

You will lick the bowl of this Brownie Batter Dip spankin’ clean; it’s truly a phenomenal treat that takes only minutes to create. Made using Krusteaz Gluten Free Double Chocolate Brownie Mix, it’s my entry  into the Krusteaz Blogger Bake-Off. Dessert Dips Rule I first made a scrumptious Cookie Dough Dip a few years ago. I […]

Chocolate Terrine with Raspberry Sauce | a spectacular holiday dessert

Chocolate Terrine with Raspberry Sauce #Giveaway

Looking for an elegant chocolate dessert to add to your holiday table? This sublime chocolate terrine is the perfect option. And make sure to scroll down to enter the KithenAid mixer giveaway! Chocolate Silk for the Holidays If your family is anything like mine, they demand a chocolate dessert on each holiday. On Thanksgiving, a […]

Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls

Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls #BloggerCLUE

These soft and fluffy whole wheat dinner rolls would be a splendid addition to your Thanksgiving menu! A New Endeavor I’m delighted to be part of the inaugural Blogger “CLUE” Society (AKA Cook-Learn-Undertake-Eat) event. This group is composed of like-minded blogger friends who share made from scratch recipes more often than not. We are each assigned […]

Palets de Dames

Palets de Dames Lille Style #TuesdayswithDorie

These buttery “pucks” or Palets de Dames are perfect with your afternoon tea. Cake-like and iced, they’re a lovely nibble when you’re craving something sweet. Tuesdays with Dorie Debuts Baking Chez Moi Today our Tuesdays with Dorie group is adding a second cookbook to our schedules:  Dorie Greenspan’s Baking Chez Moi, just released  at the end […]

Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake | Tastes like a Cinnabon

Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake #Two Sweetie Pies

 Your family will swoon when they taste this Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake! All the scrumptious flavors of your favorite breakfast treat baked in a 9 x 13 pan. The aroma of Cinnabons will fill your kitchen It’s time again. Danielle, of Hugs and Cookies, and I are both cooking up a dish from each other’s blogs. […]

Pear Streusel Coffee Cake |#SundaySupper

Pear Streusel Coffee Cake #SundaySupper

This Pear Streusel Coffee Cake is chock full of fruit and finished off with a crunchy pecan topping. Perfect while pears are ripe, sweet and juicy. Giving Comfort Today’s Sunday Supper theme is very timely: giving comfort. As Thanksgiving approaches, our family focuses on gratitude and helping those in need. In elementary school, my children attached a […]

Jerusalem Artichoke Soup | French Fridays with Dorie soup recipe

Jerusalem Artichoke Soup #FrenchFridayswithDorie

Sunchoke fans will love this Jerusalem Artichoke Soup topped with a dollop of creme fraiche. Another Jerusalem Artichoke Recipe A pleasant soup. That’s what I’d say about this Jerusalem artichoke soup. One of my wise friends uses this term when she can’t think of anything especially complimentary to say about someone (usually referring to one of […]

Raspberry Fluff Parfaits

Raspberry Mousse #SundaySupper

Updating a Childhood Favorite One Easter, my mom introduced us to Mile High Strawberry Pie, a dessert made with a couple boxes of  frozen strawberries, Cool Whip and egg whites over a pecan crust. The whole thing was popped in the freezer and we couldn’t get enough of it. This Raspberry Mousse is an updated version of […]


Apple Kuchen or Apfelkuchen #TwelveLoaves

A few of you know that my seemingly healthy and dear, dear father-in-law was diagnosed with lung cancer not long after Christmas. When it comes to in-laws, I’ve been blessed. Kind, caring, generous…they are two of my favorite people in the world. We were hoping my father-in-law would have more time…so he could watch his […]


Lemon-Steamed Spinach #FrenchFridayswithDorie

Spinach is one of the only vegetables that Katie will eat…and one of the only vegetables Nick will not. Go figure. I make a spinach souffle practically every holiday…the uber picky daughter will eat that over turkey, roast beef, pork or lamb. So even though I had a huge amount of baby spinach in the […]

Yellow Cake with Fudge Icing

This Yellow Cake with Fudge Icing was hubby’s birthday cake again this year…even though he is a chocoholic through and through, he picks a cake he knows our daughter would love.  It’s no wonder she has a sign above her bed that reads “The Queen’s Bed” in curlicued calligraphy.  I used the Smitten Kitchen’s yellow cake…made […]

Slow Cooker Brownie Dessert #SundaySupper

Slow Cooker Brownie Dessert #SundaySupper

‘Tis the Season for Slow Cookers Autumn has arrived and we’re slowly moving away from the grill and light summer meals to hearty, cool weather comfort food. The oven is working full time now…with less danger of overheating the kitchen. No one likes a sweaty cook! And I’ve even dusted off my crock pot so […]


Almond Croissants #Dessert Challenge

This month’s Dessert Challenge, hosted by Sheryl, of Lady Behind the Curtain, features dishes made with Pastry and Almond Paste. It just so happened that our Tuesdays with Dorie group made croissants this month…so I filled some of my flaky, buttery croissant dough with almond paste. I have a feeling most of you won’t go […]