Category Archives: Dessert


When I found these Very Cherry Plums I knew they were going to make a delicious dessert.  I decided to make Brûléed Plums with Brandy Custard.

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Cherry Clafoutis

It is cherry season – please make a Cherry Clafoutis. You can make a Cherry Clafoutis in a non-metal pan, or like I did in individual ovenproof ramekins. Butter, then sugar pan/ramekins, line the bottom with cherries, pour the batter … Continue reading

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Red Fruit Salad

I love bloggers. They spur my memories and my imagination. I was reading ParisBreakfast. She went on an outing. They were serving red fruit salad. That made me think of one of my favorite lunch places, a little French Bistro

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Vanilla Pudding with Almond Cookie Crumble

While in the Bay Area, before I fell sick we went to a bakery. They had the best almond cookies. I wish I had their recipe, but they were not budging. I understand completely. So what to do? I went … Continue reading

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Apricot Tart with Mascarpone and Honey Cream

Last season I made an Apricot Tart. I loved it and thought it was wonderful and it is. But, I found a new recipe and I probably will not bother to look for another, because this apricot Tart with Mascarpone … Continue reading

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Lemon Mini Bundt Cakes

I said before that I am always looking for a way to downsize recipes. When I make something unless I am taking it somewhere to feed a crowd I just want small portions. Then, I bumped into Mini Bundt Cakes … Continue reading

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Lemon Tassies – It’s The Little Things.

Thanks to all of you that commented or emailed me checking on me. I am so touched that with all the blogs out there you would miss me. What started out being a minor problem turned into more. It has … Continue reading

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Financiers with Pumpkin Ice Cream

You know last week I made pumpkin whoopie pies. They required a cup of pumpkin puree. Now what to do with that remaining pumpkin? Pumpkin Ice Cream. It seems one idea seems to spur another idea. Then I thought Financiers … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

I have had these Pumpkin Whoopie Pies rattling around in the back of my head for several seasons. I am not really a pumpkin girl. I usually have a piece of pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving and then I am done … Continue reading

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Peach Ice Cream

Last week I posted another tart recipe. I wanted to get it in my little recipe book also known as my blog. I feel really good about finding a great recipe and putting my own take on it. Ina said … Continue reading

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