White Fruit Cake

This sounds a bit like a sponge cake with the large amount of egg whites, and a bit like a fruit cake with the citron, pineapple and candied cherries. In contrast to winter fruit cakes, this recipe calls for no cinnamon, nutmeg or clove. It also uses the egg whites and baking powder for a … Continue reading

Cherry Cake

This sounds like a lovely alternative if you like cherries but don’t want cherry pie (although why would you NOT want cherry pie????) This recipe calls for fresh cherries rather than maraschino cherries, and I imagine it won’t be as sweet as some cakes out there. To pit fresh cherries, you can use a cherry … Continue reading

Cherry Chocolate Cake

From Fond du Lac, WI we have a newspaper clip with a recipe for Cherry Chocolate Cake. I can’t deny, the cherry chocolate combination is one of my favorites! There’s something about the sweet chocolate and fruity cherry that is just lovely. Unfortunately, the damage to this old book has destroyed one of the corners … Continue reading

Cheese-y Party Recipes

We are back in business, folks! I thank you for your patience for the past year. Let me just say that when you endeavor to renovate your home, it will likely take much longer than you expect, and if you live in your home during the project, add another month or two. O.o Anyway, what … Continue reading

Italian Cheesecake, made

Quite some time ago, I posted a recipe called Italian Cheesecake. At the time, I thought it sounded really good and that maybe I would try it someday. This past weekend was the time, and I tried it! It was very easy, not a difficult process at all, and the result is really lovely. The … Continue reading

Easter Eggs Cream

Chocolate dipped Easter eggs sound so easy when you see how few ingredients there are. I am feeling tempted to try this. Has anyone ever made their own? As site reader Diane B and I discussed recently, it is much easier to just buy the pre-made ones from Hershey’s or even See’s. Easter Eggs Cream … Continue reading

Easter Eggs – Cherry

Continuing in the Easter traditions, here is a recipe for cherry flavored chocolate eggs. I remember the fancy ones we bought through school fundraisers and the like, they were pretty good, like an extra giant sized nougat from See’s. Many had a sugar paste flower on top. This particular recipe is for the cherry flavored … Continue reading