Cinnamon Apples

Let’s move onto something a bit more bearable, shall we? I like cinnamon apples. My mother in law makes some with diet Coke and something else, they are really yummy. This recipe does not sound remotely like a diet dish, which the diet Coke one is, and it also sounds like it may be more … Continue reading

I admit defeat

Well folks, I have made a batch of penuche and a batch of peanut butter fudge. Both turned out wrong. I must admit defeat, or at least concede defeat, to the fact that I am not a candy maker. So, Penuche. I did a little research online before starting the process and kept that information … Continue reading


I enjoy penuche very much. It’s somehow light flavored. Penuche is reminiscent of maple syrup candy and pralines, and some recipes call for nuts – I would think pecans would be delicious. If you like caramel, you will probably like this. Gram clearly made notes later in life on this recipe. Her handwriting in the … Continue reading

Butter Crunch

Here’s a rather busy card! When I cook, I like to make notes about how things turned out, or changes I made, on the recipe as well. I can’t guarantee I’ll remember what I ate for breakfast, let alone what I did on the recipe last time I made it. It looks like you need … Continue reading

Candy Bar Cookies

Today we have a fairly labor intensive cookie that sounds delicious! I always tend to stay away from any cookies that say “roll out” because invariably the dough will stick to my rolling pin (not enough flour) or will dry out (too much flour). I always have bad luck with rolled cookies. It will take … Continue reading