desserts

Chocolate Briefcase Cake :: a FFAY recipe for Sinkology

Chocolate Briefcase Cake :: a FFAY recipe for Sinkology

Looking for the perfect accessory to go with some much needed P & Q?? Or you want a simple but special dessert for the family? Or you just LOVE chocolate cake – and are always up for trying a new chocolate cake recipe? Well, this […]

Fresh Washington Apple Crisp w/ Cinnamon Streusel Biscuit Crust

Fresh Washington Apple Crisp w/ Cinnamon Streusel Biscuit Crust

While in Washington, it didn’t take me long to notice we arrived right in the middle of apple season. At almost every turn, I saw apple trees with branches bowing at the weight of large, brightly colored apples. I had to force myself not to pull […]

Summer Peach Slab Pie ((a new FFAY recipe for Sinkology!))

Summer Peach Slab Pie ((a new FFAY recipe for Sinkology!))

My newest Sinkology recipe shines the light on one of my favorite summer treats :: fresh peaches! This slab pie combines some of my very own homegrown peaches with my favorite buttery, flaky, cinnamon-sugar pie crust. A homemade lattice crust topped peach pie made from homegrown […]

Pacific Northwest Blueberry Brownies

Pacific Northwest Blueberry Brownies

On the way to the Anacortes Ferry there is the most delightful outdoor market. I first discovered this market on our trip to Orcas Island 2 years ago. On that trip, I loaded up on fresh, sweet corn, herb bundles as big as my head, […]

Orcas Island Wild Plum Streusel

Orcas Island Wild Plum Streusel

Thanks to a wild ((or at the very least aged, unfettered & prolific)) plum tree and the kind-hearted generosity of my friend, Orcas Island potter, Mr. Weatherman, I have the pleasure of sharing this simple sour plum streusel. I went to visit Mr. Weatherman and his Olga […]

Lemon-Berry Icebox Pie ((in a jar)) – an FFAY Sinkology Recipe

Lemon-Berry Icebox Pie ((in a jar)) – an FFAY Sinkology Recipe

This recipe is a a 5-Ingredient Wonder! Cool, refreshing and simple – perfect for these steamy summer days!

Black Walnut & Pecan Pralines

Black Walnut & Pecan Pralines

I made these pralines with the sole intention of putting a smile

Becoming Julia pt. 2 + Cinnamon Sugar Scones

Becoming Julia pt. 2 + Cinnamon Sugar Scones

A few years ago, I hit the “estate sale jackpot” when I came across an estate sale at the home of a former Home Economics instructor, cookbook author & culinary whiz – Mrs. Sullivan. The moment I walked into the living room,

Devil’s Pool Granola ((A Big Cedar Recipe))

Devil’s Pool Granola ((A Big Cedar Recipe))

I am so excited to share the recipe for the best granola I have ever tasted. Last August, the family & I traveled to Branson for a fun “last hoorah” before the start of the school year. While there, Big Cedar breakfast was one of […]

Peanut Butter Cake — complete with a surprise inside ((oh, and it’s in a jar))

Peanut Butter Cake — complete with a surprise inside ((oh, and it’s in a jar))

This cake recipe is another twist on my favorite White Almond Sheet Cake ((aka White Texas Sheet Cake)). I have made several versions of this recipe over the last few years, and truthfully each one is as good as the next. There is something about […]

Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

Dill Pickle Pasta Salad

The last time I made this recipe, I made it for David’s grandpa – Ken. The truth of the matter is, he’s my grandpa too. I just love him. He loves many things; outdoors, hard work, hunting, but his most treasured possession is family. He […]

Brownies on the Go :: in a jar, in a car, on a train, in the rain…

Brownies on the Go :: in a jar, in a car, on a train, in the rain…

but I would not, could not from a box. And really – there is no need to eat “boxed-mix brownies” when homemade is so very easy and crazy delicious. So with this tasty truth, I am squeezing in a bonus recipe in my recent “Tasty […]



 
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