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Fresh Peach Clafoutis | A classic French dessert with a peach twist!

Fresh Peach Clafoutis

It was time for our summer book club dinner and we were in the heart of peach season! I decided to revisit this easy fresh Peach Clafoutis, a rustic French fruit tart!

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

This magnificent carrot cake has been a favorite since I tasted it decades ago. Chock full of pecans, coconut and pineapple, and iced with decadent cream cheese frosting, every bite is sublime. I just...

Cheesecake Swirl Brownies | Two delicious desserts in one!

Cream Cheese Brownies

I’m off to spend a long weekend in Harbor Springs, Michigan with some dear girlfriends. I cannot arrive without a couple of sweets. I have plenty of monster cookies, but needed something else. This...

Monster Cookies~

I have memories of eating these right out of the freezer when I was a teenager…I haven’t matured much since then! My mom’s recipe calls for 12 eggs, a pound of butter and 18...

Butterscotch Cookies |A soft, chewy family favorite from thatskinnychickcanbake.com

Butterscotch Cookies

New, updated photo (2014) These measuring spoons were a gift from a dear friend and perfect for any baker. Their flat bottoms enable you to have measured ingredients sitting on the counter without the...

La Bete Noire

La Bete Noire I’ve made TONS of flourless chocolate cakes…and they’re all wonderful (just ask the Mr.). But this La Bete Noire tops them all. It’s exceptionally smooth and silky and just melts in your mouth. The name translates from...

Raspberry Bars | Berry fillled, struesel topped raspberry squares

Raspberry Bars

When I asked Bill whether he’d eat any raspberry bars if I made them, he gave me that look… I tried to persuade him by promising they didn’t have nuts, oatmeal or coconut…but I...

Peach Pie

Peach Pie

Updated Photo with lattice crust It wouldn’t be July without at least one homemade peach pie. Johnny’s Market, our nearby produce stand, has the most luscious Indiana peaches…sweet and juicy. I bought 10 pounds with...

Triple Chocolate Cookies | The epitome of chocolate decadence in a small package!

Triple Chocolate Cookies

It was expected that I bring some cookies to a reunion of lifelong friends, so I dug deep in my archive and found these Triple Chocolate Cookies. Who doesn’t love chocolate? I was heading...