Sour Cherry Pie

Best Sour Cherry Pie Recipe

This classic old-fashioned Sour Cherry Pie is a favorite of my husband.  Sour Cherry Pie is the perfect combination of sweet and sour.  It is very easy to make and … Continued

Spritz Cookies

Best Spritz Cookie Recipe

Spritzgeback Cookies – Swedish Butter Cookies – Pressed Butter Cookies Spritz Cookies are crisp, fragile, and buttery tasting.  What Christmas holiday cookie plate would be complete without these classic Spritz Cookies?  My mother … Continued

Birthday Cake History

    Some historians think that the custom of the birthday cake was observed in ancient Greece, and they report that the birthday cake began with the Greeks who used … Continued

Biscoitos De Maizena

Biscoitos De Maizena Recipe

Biscoitos De Maizena – These delicious cornstarch cookies are a favorite in Brazil.  They are named “Maizena” because that is the brand name of the favorite cornstarch used in Brazil. … Continued

Bizcochito Cookies

Bizcochito Cookies – Anise Seed Cookie Recipe

New Mexico’s Official State Cookie Bizcochito Cookies are a favorite southwestern Christmas treat.  Depending on where you look, it may be referred to as the bizcochito, biscochito or biscocho.  These … Continued

Black Cherry Sauce Recipe

  Black Cherry Sauce is absolutely great on cakes and ice cream –  but especially delicious on chocolate cakes!  Picture a rich tasting chocolate cake topped with this easy-to-make Black Cherry … Continued

Black Forest Cake

Black Forest Cake History and Recipe

Black Forest cake has multiple (usually 4) layers of chocolate sponge cake, cherries, and whipped cream.  It is frosted with whipped cream and covered with chocolate shavings and a few … Continued

Blackberry Cinnamon Cobbler

Blackberry Cinnamon Cobbler Recipe

Blackberry Cinnamon Cobbler is so easy to make and will definitely delight your family.  This buttery batter forms a crunchy crust or topping around the edge of this blackberry cobbler … Continued

Blackberry Clafouti

Blackberry Clafouti Recipe

This is an easy-to-make Blackberry Clafouti dessert using fruit suspended in a batter similar to that used for crepes.  If desired, you could substitute a pound of pitted plums, peaches, … Continued

Blackberry Cobbler

Blackberry Cobbler Recipe

 Blackberry Cobbler is a must make during blackberry season.  When I was young our mothers used to send us out into the field to pick fresh wild blackberries for summer desserts. … Continued

Blackberry coffee cake

Blackberry Coffee Cake with Sour Cream Recipe

How about a slice of Blackberry Coffee Cake with sour cream for breakfast? This outstanding coffee cake is one of the dishes served for brunch at the Stephanie Inn in Oregon.  This … Continued

Blackberry Cream Pie

Blackberry Cream Pie Recipe

Blackberry Cream Pie is a very easy and delicious pie to make. Take advantage of those fresh blackberries in your local market during the summer months.  It is also delicious … Continued

Blackberry Crisp Recipe

The peak of summer means homemade Blackberry Crisp with the debut of plump, juicy blackberries popping up all over farmer’s and local markets.  Blackberries  are at their season’s best for … Continued

Blackberry Upside-Down Cake

Blackberry Upside-Down Cake Recipe

Blackberry Upside-Down Cake is so easy to make and so pretty to look at.  This recipe will probably be your go-to dish when fresh local blackberries are available.  Remember the … Continued

blue ribbon fruitcake

Blue Ribbon Fruitcake

Blue Ribbon Fruitcake just might turn those fruitcake “haters” into fruitcake “Lovers.”  This fruitcake was an annual treat that Elsie would make and sell during the Christmas season at our church bazaar.  Every … Continued