Category Archives: Sweets

Peach Jam Poundcake

Peach Jam Poundcake

A beautifully delicious, dense yet moist Pound Cake made with an abundance of Batch-33 Chunky Sangre de Oro (Zee Lady) Peach jam, fresh O’Henry peaches, and livened with a peach glaze. A beautiful late summer dessert – also great for breakfast or a snack!

Pecan and Rye Thumbprint Cookies

These cookies are really really delicious and super simple to make. They melt in your mouth. The combination and pecans, rye flour, and butter (and of course sugar, jam, etc), makes for a delectable crumbly and rich cookie.

Peach Polenta Cake

I found this cake in an email that I received from the Gourmandise School. The Gourmandise school is a sweet little cooking school at the top of the new Mall in Santa Monica. I’ve taken

Cherry Hand Pies

My Dad loves pies. I have vivid memories of going to Dupars in the Valley with my Dad when I was a little kid and ordering pie with him. He has hysterical stories that he tells about his

More Peanut Butter Cookies – This Time Chocolate Dipped

I know that I just wrote about peanut butter cookies and I posted a delicious recipe, however…. This weekend my wonderful nephew Zac and his wonderful girlfriend Lauren came down to

Maryam’s Oatmeal Delights

Maryam’s Oatmeal Delights (formerly known as Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies) Last week I wrote about our New Year’s Day/Jared’s Birthday party and I posted a recipe for peanut

Peanut Butter Cookies

We love New Year’s day in this house. It’s a hopeful day and it’s always Jared’s birthday. People aren’t usually in a lousy mood even when hung-over from New Year’s Eve. We have a

Cut-Out Cookies

I love to bake. One of my favorite things to bake is cookies and I have been baking these cookies forever. This is a really nice, fun recipe for a few reasons: it is a super easy recipe;

Helene’s Chocolate Brownies And Khai’s Send-Off

Chocolate Brownies

I really like reading David Lebovitz’s blog. Someone set it up so that it automatically pops up in my email. I think Sele Nadel-Hayes did that for me. Various people help me in various ways