Pie · Uncategorized

Creamy Pumpkin Pie


Quick and easy!

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Cake · Dessert

Paula Deen Pumpkin Cheesecake


This is Paula Deen’s recipe from 2007. I was so proud of Grandma,  84 yr old Claire. We challenged her to make a pumpkin cheesecake and she Googled it! This is what she chose and it was the best. We recommend it.

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Cake · Dessert · Uncategorized

Pumpkin-Chocolate Swirl Cake with Chocolate Ganache


I love pumpkin and I love chocolate! What a perfect combo. This was so easy to make,
I’m sure you’ll love it.

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Dessert · Pie

Perfect Pie Crust


Make a few batches of pie dough now and “future you” will certainly be thankful for your foresight on Thanksgiving Day. Wrap the disks tightly in plastic wrap and freeze, then thaw in the refrigerator overnight before you’re ready to use them. If you’re going to fix any pie crust from scratch, make it Ina’s, which calls for both butter and shortening (extra cold, of course) for the flakiest, most-flavorful results. Continue reading “Perfect Pie Crust”


10-Minute Pumpkin Dip

unnamed-2This after-dinner dessert dip tastes just like pumpkin pie, but the deconstructed style is even more fun to serve at a party.

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Breakfast · Casserole

Cheesy Sausage-and-Croissant Casserole


This casserole is rich, delicious.  Gruyère cheese browns beautifully and adds a nutty flavor to the dish. You can sub Swiss cheese if you prefer. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

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Perfect Mashed Potatoes


Yukon gold potatoes yield a texture that’s just right for holding a pool of flavorful gravy or melted butter.

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