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Lemon Blueberry Chiffon Pie

I read Herman out a long list of desserts that I  plan on making for the blog and eventual Pie Festival.   When I asked him to choose lemon chiffon pie was his choice.  I hope you love it as much as he does. One of the pleasures of being “experienced” not old experienced I said, is that you have a few hints to share.  I am going to provide a couple of tidbits in…

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Two Tone Chocolate Chip Cookies

I am a cookie monster,  they are by far my favorite treat.  I much prefer my cookies thick and chewy to thin and crispy.  This is my old tried and true recipe for chocolate chip cookies, I had some white chocolate chunks in the cupboard so I made the cookies two toned. 1 cup butter 1 cup sugar 1 cup light brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 eggs 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1…

Faerie lime banana loaf

Banana Lime Coconut Bread

Whenever one of the horses win at Northlands Park I send goodies with Herman to share with the grooms.    I never met anyone who disliked banana bread, like apple pie its a safe staple recipe. Here’s the recipe. Loaves Prepare pans, preheat oven to 350 degrees. 1/2 cup butter 2 eggs 3 bananas (1 1/2 cups) tsp vanilla Mix butter and sugar in large bowl until incorporated, add eggs, mixing well.  Add vanilla.  Mash bananas…

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Ladybug cupcakes

I have no idea the last time I watched Sesame Street, but the Ladybug’s Picnic has been playing in my head.  With that in mind I am going to make some lady bug picnic cupcakes.   Lemon Cupcakes 2 cups flour 3 tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 2 tsp lemon zest (1 lemon rind) ½ cup butter 1 ¼ cup sugar 3 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup milk Preheat oven to 350. Prepare…

faerie hummingbird cake

Hummingbird Cake in a Jar

Hummingbird Cake a Classic Southern Recipe As we are a family of two most of the time, instead of dealing with preserving a whole cake, I layered the cake into 8 mason jars and froze it in single portions. I admit rather large single portionsbut Herman’s not complaining.   Cake Recipe Preheat oven to 350.  Prepare 13 by 9 inch pan with butter and flour, set aside. To make the cake: In large bowl add…