Magic Fruit Surprise Cake

Any recipe that includes the word “magic” always makes me a bit nervous. Is this going to be one of those really difficult recipes that takes years to master just for a fancy reveal? No idea. I haven’t made this, but it appears to be a fruitcake/mince meat cake of some type. Magic Fruit Surprise … Continue reading

Jewel Toned Fruitcake

I do love fruit cake, myself. I know it has a bad rep, but give it a try sometime. You might find you like it. Jewel Toned Fruitcake 2 cups dried apricots (8 oz) 2 cups pitted dates (8 oz) 1 cup drained red & green maraschino cherries 1 1/2 cup Brazil nuts (3/4 lb) … Continue reading

Holiday Cheese Log

Well, no one should be having a holiday cocktail party this year, but if you live in an alternate reality and can have that gathering, here’s a vintage cheese log recipe. Serve with crackers. These are the type of thing you see in the Harry & David catalog or in the background of pictures of … Continue reading

Pumpkin Bread

I have a love/hate relationship with these recipe cards. They fold in half so they store in a traditional recipe box in a tidy fashion, but when you open them up, they are large on the screen. I know, first world problems! I do love pumpkin bread though. All sorts of yummy goodness here. Just … Continue reading

Holiday Pumpkin Bread

Sometimes when you buy pumpkin around the holidays, you have to take one of those monster cans that are 32 oz because all the 16 oz ones are sold out…so you need to either make a second pumpkin pie (never a bad thing!) or find some other use for your left over pumpkin. This recipe … Continue reading