Tag Archives: Dessert

Key Lime Pie Extraordinaire

    This might look like an overkill amount of goodies to pile on such a small sliver of key lime pie, but the extraordinary deliciousness of it amounts to a quick satiety point!  The plate is very small – … Continue reading

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My Latest Crush

It’s easy to be tempted into concocting delicious combinations of ingredients while we are sheltering in place, but with that possibility comes the ever present danger of the dreaded weight gain.  Probably most of us would not welcome any additional … Continue reading

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Cherry Delight

Yes, indeed.  The tapioca experiments continue apace! This week I’ve been mixing equal parts of the unsweetened tapioca pudding with my homemade Greek yogurt, and then adding a tiny dollop of a good preserve. Depending on the flavor of the … Continue reading

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Raspberry YUM

In my continuing quest for more ways to use the tapioca pudding, this delicious dessert appeared.  A thin layer of the unsweetened tapioca holds the raspberries in place.  The cake is a thin slice of gingerbread, and the ice cream … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Pudding

Continuing with my experimentation with Tapioca Pudding . . . Some iterations are bound to be more aesthetically pleasing than others, and this one was so delicious, it is almost indescribable.  Think “peanut butter cup” – only a lot more … Continue reading

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Tapioca Treats, Unlimited

Don’t wait 75 years before you try the wonders of tapioca pudding.  I shudder at how much of my life passed before I discovered this delectable dessert and all-around great food. This isn’t my first post on the subject, but … Continue reading

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Yin and Yang Pudding

Not exactly; but close enough.  ;-> We are on a tapioca kick lately.  There is just no end to the flavor variations that can be produced.  And, of course, there are infinite pairings.  Above you see a blob of our … Continue reading

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Tapicoa

  He was just getting started as Doc on “Gunsmoke” when Milburn Stone appeared in the 1954 move “The Siege at Red River”, as did the pre-Paladin (“Have Gun, Will Travel”) Richard Boone. They co-starred with the popular and versatile … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pudding with Coffee and Cookie Crumbs

About a week or so ago, I ran across a mix for chocolate snap cookies that I had in the pantry, so I made them up.  They were very sweet, so we haven’t really been eating them very quickly. Yesterday … Continue reading

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French Toast Double Play

  For our special breakfast last Sunday we substituted French toast for the requisite blueberry pancakes.  There were (by design, of course) enough pieces left over for bedtime snacks for Mr. Night Owl and/or after-dinner desserts. Here you see the toast, warmed … Continue reading

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Partners in Crime

Six boxes to go!  Sweet as can be and lovely with super dark chocolate.

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Tutti-Frutti

It’s raspberry time, and a friend was so kind as to replenish our supply of the thick, syrupy balsamic vinegar that we so dearly love! This is the resulting lunchtime dessert.  Totally incomparable!  Give it a try!  Many thanks to … Continue reading

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New Dessert Favorite – Raspberries

With the summer’s produce avalanche, we have been getting our fill of delicious fruits for cereal toppings and desserts. The raspberries have been particularly luscious this year. In combination with shreds of chocolate, and our new favorite nut (filberts/hazelnuts), we … Continue reading

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As Sweet As They Look

UPDATE ON ANIMALS SPOTTED. Click ANIMALS SPOTTED under the banner to read about today’s sightings. These beauties speak for themselves.

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The Ice Cream Man Cometh

One of my favorite desserts! When the loaf of cinnamon bread gets down to the heel, I toast it up real crispy and put a little chocolate on it to melt. Then add some unsweetened coconut, and cover it in … Continue reading

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Pots de Créme

Yes, someone’s been eating my porridge! I tried taking a picture of it before I cut into it, but it just looked like a brown blob. But it is so delicious! Hopefully this view will better show what it is … Continue reading

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Cheesecake and Vinegar ???

Oh, my! This was totally outgrageous! Our neighbor brought us two small pieces of cheesecake. Since we are not big dessert eaters, I cut each piece into three pieces, and we enjoyed this lovely treat, adorned with the beautiful vinegars … Continue reading

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Kale-bonara

CARBONARA is a generic term that we use for any dish that has myriad stir fried vegetables, a bit of meat and/or cheese, and is served over pasta. This kale looked so wonderful, particularly after it was cooked, that I … Continue reading

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Barley “Rice Pudding” – in the extreme

This deliciousness went beyond wonderful – totally scrumptious! For the “nearly naked” version from yesterday, see: For this company-appropriate dessert, I left off the maple syrup and nutmeg, and added a light homemade orange marmalade, garam masala, and . . … Continue reading

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Orange Zest, Strawberries, Barley, and Yogurt

Kitchen excitement! I’m easily thrilled, but hope you will love these two ideas as much as I do! The first is a colorful addition to our cereal in the morning. I used a zester to denude the orange of its … Continue reading

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