Holiday Baking

Baked Pineapple Gratin

Years and years ago, when I was in my twenties, my darling firend Robin hosted an Easter Sunday Brunch and served this wonderful baked Pineapple casserole. I absolutely loved it and began sharing it for a simple, Bake and share dish ” at parties and pot lucks. I have not […]

Spiced Apple Cider

It’s cold outside. All you want is sometime comforting, warm and tasty. Look no further than Spiced Apple Cider. It takes about 10 minutes to whip up and will whisk away the winter blues. I have seen many recipes calling for using your coffee maker, but even after cleaning, it’s […]

Sumptuous Sundays-Chocolate Babka

Bread- Homemade Bread. Is there anything better? The smell of dough rising, the aromas of yeast, flour and salt in the oven filling your home with wafts of pillowy warmth. Is there anything better than fresh bread out of the oven slathered with creamy butter- I submit there is NOT! […]

Chewy Cocoa Molasses Cookies

These Spicy, chewy and oh so yummy cookies are exactly what you should be baking this week for Santa. Warm cloves, cinnamon, and ginger paired with a bit of heat from white pepper makes for a perfect cookie. I throw in just a touch of cocoa powder and then roll […]

Orange Cranberry Muffins with Walnut Crumble

When looking for the perfect breakfast treat to make for family or to share with friends this holiday season, look no further than these scrumptious Orange Cranberry Muffins with a Walnut Crumble topping. The batter seems heavy, but the muffns bake up light and tender. Slather with rich European butter […]