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Palm Beach Mocha Brownies in a white bowl | When chocolate and coffee collide in a sublime brownie!

Palm Beach Mocha Brownies

If you’re a fan of mocha desserts, these Palm Beach Mocha Brownies are the ultimate treat! They’re rich, dense and irresistible! This post was originally shared in 2010, but new photos and text were...

Puffed Potatoes

These dreamy Puffed Potatoes are a dish worthy of company but simple enough for weeknights!       When our children were younger, one of my dear friends and I got together with our...

Overhead view of chocolate sandwich cookies on a holiday platter

Chocolate Sandwich Cookies~

    Even with all the homemade desserts I make, my family still has a thing for Oreos, especially Double Stuff Oreos.  When I saw this recipe for chocolate cookies filled with a white...

My great-grandmother's fruit salad recipe

Overnight Fruit Salad

My great-grandmother was called Dama…she was a petite Irish woman who doted on her grandchildren. Remembered as a generous soul, she kept scraps of food in her icebox for those who knew to knock...

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Cheesy Spinach Souffle

Spinach Souffle was a childhood favorite. My mom’s recipe with Velveeta is now made with sharp cheddar! A holiday tradition at our house! This spinach casserole is always on our holiday menu! Add leftover...

Classic Pumpkin Pie - Libby's pumpkin pie on steroids

Pumpkin Pie

The boys and I are heading to Iowa to visit my parents for Thanksgiving.  Hubby is staying home with Katie as she recently got a job (hooray!), and needs to be at work at...

Cranberry Cognac Trifle

Cranberry Cognac Trifle

This elegant Cranberry Cognac Trifle is a show stopping holiday dessert! Cranberry Cognac Trifle My dad took a sabbatical in Glasgow, Scotland, nearly 20 years ago, and one of their lovely neighbors invited us...

Chocolate Brownies~

          My friend, Suzanne, uses the recipe on the back of  Ghirardelli’s Sweet Ground Chocolate as her go to brownies.  Nick was having a couple friends over, so I needed...

Challah~

The smell of yeast proofing and bread baking brings me back to the kitchen of my childhood.  My mom took some classes with Maurice, the chef of Copper Kettle in Aspen, during one of...