Bacon Potato Torte


I love, love, love this recipe. A flaky pie crust, creamy potatoes & apple wood smoked bacon. What’s not to love? Bacon Potato Torte   Print Ingredients Dough for double crust pie 4 cups sliced Potatoes (Red or Gold) 5 sliced thick-cut Apple wood-Smoke Bacon 1 cup grated Gruyere Cheese 1 cup Half & Half […]

Pumpkin Biscotti with Cream Cheese Drizzle


Enjoy these deliciously scrumptious biscotti with your morning coffee. Or your afternoon tea. Or whatever your poison happens to be!   Biscotti. You see them in just about every coffee shop. The crunchy dipping cookies go so well with your coffee…or cocoa…or whatever your hot drink of choice is. This particular variation is perfect for […]

The Holly Days Bazaar


Every year, our local Community Spouses Club hosts a special bazaar called the Holly Days Bazaar. Area craftsmen, artists and more come and sell their creations at this annual event. I was kind of partial to the awesome wood carvings!

Pumpkin Coffee Cake


The air is crisp, and our grass is blanketed under a layer of remain unseen until April or May. When the weather gets like this, I really, really get into the mood to bake! Today, I baked both this moist and wonderful Pumpkin Coffee Cake, I also baked Biscotti….Pumpkin Biscotti. It was just a […]

German Apple Pie


German Apple Pie reminds me of my grandmother. My children refer to her as Oma. She left this world several years ago, and any time I make something like this, I can’t help but think of our trips to the apple orchard we went to every fall. We drove in through a pumpkin patch, and […]

5 Food Labels that Mean NOTHING

The Huffington Post has a great article about food labeling terms that mean absolutely nothing. NO+THING. The next time you are buying something “natural” – you might want to think again. How about “Local?” One time I was at the store, and the sign above some produce said “Locally grown” and had a picture of […]