Pineapple Cream Cheese Spread

Last year for my nieces sweet sixteenth birthday, my sister-in-law asked me to make pineapple cream cheese spread. I’ve never had pineapple spread, let alone made it. She had a printout of what she wanted it to look like....more

Pecan Pie Cupcakes

Another personal favourite of mine, and of my dad's, a good old Pecan Pie! I love the softness of the caramel filling and the crunch of the nuts, it's pretty delicious, so naturally I wanted to make this into a cupcake. ...more

Heart Warming Apple Pecan Pancakes!

Some of the apples from our apple picking excursion this weekend went in to the making of these pancakes!  ...more

Vegan Pecan Pie Dough Bites

I've tried to make vegan versions of just about every possible dessert and sometimes, things are just ment to be made the way your grandma made them.For these Pecan Pie Dough Bites that is not the case, these are ment to be vegan and raw. They are simple, tasty and good better for you cookies!...more

I CAN cook! I really can! :) Happy Thanksgiving from my kitchen to yours.....

 Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. And a wonderful relaxing weekend. ~JB  "Farm Is Where the Heart Is"...more
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Amaretto Ice Cream With Liquor Poached Pecans and Hazelnut Swirl

My baby sister, Caitlin, turned twenty one this past weekend.  Being the youngest of four girls, we three elders knew that we had to pull out all the stops for her coming of age celebration....more

We're having such crazy hot weather (even hotter than usual) this summer, that all I want is ice ...more

Apple & Pecan Spice Cake in a Jar

After assembling my new shelves in my kitchen, I realized I had a few mason jars left over! So of course, I decided to use them to bake in. Did you know you can make a cake in a jar? After researching recipes, I learned that many military wives make these cakes in jars and send them to their soldiers abroad....more

Chocolate Pecan Cheesecake Bars

Salted Pineapple Pecan Angel Slice

 My fave easy holiday slice is the Angel Slice from The Joy of Cooking (p. 764 of the 75th Anniversary Edition). With a taste and texture akin to butter tarts, it’s a winner every year....more