Category: Desserts

Bread Pudding

Have you ever had bread pudding? No-Then you are missing out. There are a lot of recipes for bread pudding out there…just go and Google bread pudding and see what pops up. I recall even watching Paula Deen once make a bread pudding from…

Scrumptious Chocolate Banana Bread

Two things that pair perfectly…chocolate and bananas!  This Chocolate Banana Bread is one of my family’s favorite sweet treats for breakfast, snack time or an after dinner dessert. A trick from my kitchen: I peel and freeze overly ripe banana and store in the…

Red Velvet Crinkle Cookies

Each holiday I have my list of go-to goodie recipes that are family favorites, but I also add some new recipes to the mix.  I bake quite a large amount of goodies every year for friends, family and business professionals I work  with.  Gifts…

Thanksgiving Blessings

As I wash up my kitchen from another day of Thanksgiving baking, I am surrounded by my two favorite smells: Pumpkin and Pecan Pie.  Both smells resinate the holiday season for me and bring back so many good memories. This year I am thankful…

Grannie’s Pie Crust

Looking for a flaky pie crust for your Thanksgiving Day?  I’ve got just the recipe for you to try this holiday.  This is from my Great Grandmother Garrison and is a family favorite for holiday functions. Single Pie Crust (My grandmother Garrison’s recipe) 1…

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who doesn’t want to take a bite out of the perfect chocolate chip cookie? Every good baker must have the ultimate chocolate chip cookie recipe in their baking arsenal. I’ve gone through hundreds of batches of cookies and there is one recipe that is…

Skip the Can, Make Your Own Pumpkin Puree

I grew-up in a home with everything was homemade- including the pumpkin puree used to make Thanksgiving pumpkin pie. We grew our own pumpkins in the garden. My dad always planted heirloom seed and planted a French variety pumpkin that made the BEST pumpkin…

Baldwin Family Fudge

Last year I made 5 lbs of fudge for gift baskets and gift giving.  That’s a LOT of fudge!  This year I hit a new record- 7 lbs of fudge.  Let me tell you…I am a fudge making machine. I’ve had a lot of…

Granny’s Egg Custard

Egg custard is my father’s favorite sweet treats. I remember as a kid having it served with dinner at least once a week. This dessert is just sweet enough for a light dessert and perfect alongside just about any dish! The recipe comes from…

Simple Grape Salad

When it comes to food- I want simplicity. Sometimes we get bogged down by fancy recipes with extravagant spices and ingredients, that we loose the true taste of the food. That’s why I enjoy this recipe so much. It’s my mother’s recipe for a…

Holiday Sweet Potato Bake

This Holiday Sweet Potato Bake is always found on the Baldwin dinner table every Thanksgiving and Christmas- it’s a fan favorite with the adults and kids alike. Best if made the night before and cooked the day of your event. Holiday Sweet Potato Bake…

My Favorite Holiday Treats

This is my favorite time of year!  It’s the time of year that wonderfully delicious goodies are baked for your friends and neighbors.  There are three items that are a MUST on my Favorite Treat List.  First, my mother’s Pumpkin Bread.  It’s moist, flavorful…

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