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Desserts

Olive Oil and Orange Cake

Olive Oil and Orange Cake

This is an exquisite cake, simple on style yet full on flavor with notes of orange swirling through a luscious egg batter. And instead of butter, extra-virgin olive oil is added for a lovely richness. Making an olive oil cake has been on my “to […]

Pecan and Raisin Coffee Cake

Pecan and Raisin Coffee Cake

Take a rich, buttery vanilla cake, layer it inside and out with plump golden raisins, toasted pecans along with a generous dusting of cinnamon and dark brown sugar. Now you’ve got a delightful partner for your morning coffee. Coffee cakes have been around in various […]

Cherry Crostata

Cherry Crostata

Plump little cherries, sweet and slightly tart with a wisp of almond and vanilla stirring throughout, all nestled into a crispy, flaky crust. One of the joys of the holidays is spending time with your favorite friends and family members, sharing their traditions of food […]

Divinity

Divinity

Light as a cloud, this delightful little bite is fluffy and sweet with bits of toasted pecans scattered throughout. Divinity is one of the South’s most beloved candies – and certainly for good reason! This is my Grandmother Tassie’s recipe.  Making most candy requires some […]

Jam Thumbprints

Jam Thumbprints

This has got to be one of the most beautiful cookies! With a dollop of glistening jewel toned jam nestled into a tender cookie that’s coated with a flaky, golden crust of coconut, Jam Thumbprints are almost too pretty to eat. Almost. Thumbprint cookies come […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

This might be America’s favorite cookie. Loaded with bittersweet chocolate and chunks of toasted pecans, baked just until the edges are lightly crisp and the tops are golden while the cookies are still soft and chewy! Who knows just how many versions of chocolate chip […]

Orange Walnut Cookies

Orange Walnut Cookies

Flecks of orange zest brightened with a touch of lemon nestled inside a tender, buttery cookie that’s been rolled in toasted walnuts and a sprinkling of sugar. This is a delightful addition to your list of holiday cookies! Oranges were always at our house during […]

Apricot and Pecan Studded Bread

Apricot and Pecan Studded Bread

Beautiful jewel toned apricots and gorgeous toasted pecans are folded into a lightly sweetened batter then baked into a delicate, fruit studded bread. This is a perfect way to kick off the season of holiday giving! Fruit breads are made using dried fruit instead of […]

Chocolate Torte

Chocolate Torte

Beautiful tones of bittersweet chocolate with a subtle earthiness from a dash of espresso, baked into a dense yet almost airy cake that simply melts in your mouth. It’s a delicious addition to your table for the holidays! Made with little to no flour, tortes […]

Pumpkin Ice Cream

Pumpkin Ice Cream

As creamy as any great pumpkin pie should be, full of flavor with the gentle warm spices of cinnamon, ginger and allspice, this pumpkin ice cream might just push the pie off the table! Yes, pumpkin ice cream is a thing. And before you turn […]

Sour Cream Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Sour Cream Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Chocolate and peanut butter. It’s a simple yet classic combination that immediately stirs up an image of one of America’s favorite candies. So what if you took the chocolate part and turned it into a fluffy cupcake and the peanut butter became a creamy frosting […]

Coconut Pecan Cake

Coconut Pecan Cake

This is an unbelievably decadent sweet treat to start your week! This cake is rich with butter and loaded with vanilla wafers, coconut and toasted pecans. It’s an old recipe, a bit unusual and oh, so wonderful! Vintage recipes are some of the best. This […]



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