Monthly Archives: October 2007

Pumpkin Cheesecake

Here is a delicious alternative to the traditional Pumpkin Pie, if you can give it up. Cheesecake is one of those desserts where you have to follow the directions to make sure you’re not compromising the quality of the final … Continue reading

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Chocolate Turtle Cheesecake

1 (7-ounce) package caramels ¼ C evaporated milk ¾ C chopped pecans, divided 1 9-inch chocolate crumb pie crust 6 oz cream cheese, softened ½ C sour cream 1 ¼ C milk 1 (3.9-oz) pkg chocolate instant pudding mix ½ … Continue reading

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Pie Plates and Accessories

I think that when someone coined the phrase “Easy as Pie,” they didn’t appreciate how complicated a pie can be. Sure, it’s just crust and filling, but seriously, who really knows how to crimp a perfect edge? Or how to … Continue reading

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Broccoli Casserole

This is another family dish that brings back fond memories of large holiday gatherings when I was a child. 1-2 eggs 1 can cream of mushroom soup (or cream of chicken or onion, or cheddar cheese) ½ cup milk Large … Continue reading

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Pumpkin and Black Bean Soup

2 Tbsp olive oil 1 med onion, finely chopped 3 cups chicken, beef or vegetable broth 1 (32 oz) can pumpkin 1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained 1 (14½ oz) can ready cut tomatoes, undrained 1 cup cream 1 … Continue reading

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Almond Apple Pie

Now we’re talking. The almond carries the apple to a higher plane of existence. Sign me up for seconds! 1 Pillsbuy Pie crust ½ cup sugar ¼ cup flour 1 teaspoon almond extract three shakes of salt 8 cups thinly … Continue reading

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Disappearing Marshmallow Brownies

And why the name, you ask? Well try to keep a batch around for more than a few minutes, and you will understand! I am posting this recipe this week in honor of my birthday. This is my favorite, favorite. … Continue reading

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