You will make these sweet treats often. As a teenager, I discovered the delight of crêpes quite accidentally. Occasionally, I would thumb through Mom’s gigantic yellow-covered cookbook that was her recipe Bible. Sometimes I’d choose a spot and open the book at random. One day it opened to “Traditional French Crêpes.” Skimming through the recipe, […]
This pizza dough recipe is delicious and just in time for National Pizza Day.
Once you’ve had these, you’ll never buy them again. My mother had several recipes that she only made at the holidays. She made divinity, a date log, gingerbread houses and pralines. We rarely ate out, but when we did, it was often Mexican food. At the checkout counter, these restaurants always sold pralines that disappointed […]
This sourdough adaptation is delicious. I love kolaches. Anytime we drive by The Czech Stop in West, Texas on a road trip to Austin or San Antonio, we must stop to get them. We buy a box to snack on in the car and one to eat later. On the return trip home, we have […]
Apples, not spices or sugar, are the star in this pie! My grandma lived with my family as I grew up. She taught me to bake apple pies and other lovely desserts. I still cherish those times working in the garden and kitchen with her, taking walks through the woods and wandering down long country […]
When life gives you lemons, make this moist, tangy cake. When I was a little girl, I loved lemons. I’d eat them by themselves, in hot tea, in iced tea, and in pie. I couldn’t wait until summertime to wow the neighbor kids with my ability to not make a sour face when I sucked […]