Recipes

Pear and Crispy Crumb Bundt Cake

I love Bundt cakes. Those of you who have my book Cooking Inspired may remember that I dedicated a whole section of the book to them. This is a cake that can effortlessly slip from everyday to elegant. Ingredients: Bartlett pears - 4 ripe, peeled lemon juice - 2 tsp…

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Coffee Break Biscotti

When four o’clock hits, it’s coffee time. Kids coming home from school requires a small dose of fortification. Biscotti is my treat of choice any day, anytime. Ingredients: butter - 1/2 cup cold (can use margarine but please try it with butter!) sugar - 1 3/4 cups flour - 2 1/2 cups baking powder…

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The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

The perfect chocolate chip cookie… made with oil?? Not margarine? Couldn't be.  But it is.  It rarely happens, but when it does, it makes me happy: a perfect recipe, that tastes great, looks gorgeous and is simple enough for my 12 yr old daughter to make by herself from start…

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Ellen’s Brownies

My friend Dassi has been raving to me about Ellen's Brownies for years. One day we finally decided that it was time to stop talking and start baking! Dassi took action and actually went over to Ellen to witness the brownie making process in person. She took meticulous notes, and…

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Deconstructed Blueberry Pie

Crispy Crumbs Streusel Topping by Black Bag Products is a baked streusel topping you can buy in your local grocery store.  It's simple and easy way to add flavor and crunch to any sweet side dish or dessert. Ingredients: blueberries - 1 pint confectioners sugar - 4 tbsp lemon juice…

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Summer Fruit Crumble

Fruit Crumble in minutes.  So easy.  So Good. Ingredients: apricots - 3 peaches - 3 plums - 3 blueberries - 1 cup sugar - 5 tbsp lemon juice - 2 tbsp corn starch - 2 tsp cinnamon - 1 tsp Crispy Crumbs Baked Streusel Topping - 1 bag Instructions: Preheat…

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