dessert


Luscious Lemon Ricotta Cake

Another stellar recipe from Italian food forever, this Lemon Ricotta Cake lands right in my zone of dessert adoration! Not too sweet, and fairly dense from the addition of ricotta cheese, it’s another recipe one to add to my love-of-lemon desserts hit list.  

Luscious Lemon Ricotta Cake

Strawberry Biscuit Shortcake

Strawberry Biscuit Shortcake

Local strawberries are now gloriously in season and for me that brings back lots of memories from the farm! Much time was spent in the strawberry patch, where we had so many plants growing there was plenty to sell at our farm stand. We also ate our fill, with a […]


Lemon Crème Pots

If summer is the time for simple cooking, then this smooth and elegant dessert that takes mere minutes on the stove, is the epitome of warm weather desserts!    

Lemon Créme Pots

Easy Apple Puff Pastry Hand Pies

Easy Apple Puff Pastry Hand Pies

Whew! That title for sure is a mouthful, but a most appropriate, delicious mouthful to describe all that’s good about this darling recipe. Fast. Easy. Tasty. Perhaps I should’ve squeezed the word ‘speedy’ in the title….   What makes it even more special… it’s to replicate a divine pastry I […]


Peanut Butter Truffles

The classic taste of peanut butter and chocolate combine in these easy to make, yet rich truffles that are the happy result of playing with this peanut butter mousse. 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

Lemon Crinkle Cookies

Lemon Crinkle Cookies

Ooooooooooooooooooh BOY!   You need only two words to describe these tender, cake-like cookies. Pretty. Delicious.


Peanut Butter Mousse

  Smooth, light, yet full of peanut taste, this delightful mousse brings back memories of a luscious pie I made years ago, aptly named Peanut Butter Fudge Pie. It was a no-bake, rich pie and one of the most popular desserts at the Chinese Laundry Café, formerly in Kingston, ON. […]

Peanut Butter Mousse

Toffee Glazed Apple Cinnamon Buns

Toffee Glazed Apple Cinnamon Buns

Is there anything more enticing than the aroma of freshly made cinnamon buns! One of the most fragrant of all kitchen scents, cinnamon is delicious warmth and comfort, swirled here into one of the most addictive breakfast items ever created. 


Gluten Free Meyer Lemon Tart

Sweet, tart, and with flaky gluten free pastry, this is everything you want in a lemon-based dessert. Absolutely delicious, this recipe is a snap to put together, using a food processor for both the base and the filling. Talk about convenience! If you can’t find Meyer lemons, a cross between a […]

Gluten Free Meyer Lemon Tart