My Seven Favorite Meyer Lemon Recipes!

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One of my favorite times of year is when the Meyer Lemons start coming into season and I've begun to see them in my area supermarkets again so that means its time to getting cooking with Meyer Lemons!   Meyer Lemons made their first appearance in the United States in 1908 when Frank Meyer introduced this hybrid of a lemon and mandarin orange. … [Read more...]

Peach Pecan Pound Cake

peach pecan pound cake

We have been so lucky this past week enjoying near perfect weather this week, although I don't think anyone would mind if the rain slowed up a bit.  Normal for this time of year since June is 8 inches and we've had about 28 inches this season already!  But this week has been glorious!   No humidity and temps dropping into the 6o's at night, just … [Read more...]

Apple Butter Cinnamon Pecan Sticky Buns

apple butter cinnamon pecan buns

One of the great joys of life has got to be sticky buns warm from the oven!  Especially since they tease you as they bake, with that delicious aroma making its way through out the house.....sigh.   Life is good!  And someday's it gets even better! Last month I attended the Big Summer Potluck and one of the sponsors was Musselmans , and one of … [Read more...]

Pull Apart Rolls with An Italian Cooking in the Midwest

pull apart rolls

What a week it's been,  I haven't really gotten much done, but I certainly have caught up on my sleep and my back feels so much better without the strain of standing on those tile floors all week (not to mention lifting everything  that comes in).  Sometimes it's really nice to do nothing and I think the Italians say it best with their phrase, Il … [Read more...]

Orange Cinnamon Vanilla Twisted Sister Pastry ………… with fat pig in the market

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It's finally Easter break.....sigh, I think I needed this break more than I have in quite some time!  The only disheartening thing about our Easter Break is that when we come back we don't have another extra day off until Memorial Day!   I know what you're thinking, when I was in the private sector, I had holidays like most normal workers,  but let … [Read more...]

Blueberry Oat Banana Bread with Pecans

Blueberry oat banana bread with pecans

Why is it no matter how many banana's you buy, you always have a few left over that just aren't appealing? I think that everyone really enjoys a good banana, and unfortunately that window of opportunity for that really good banana is only two days tops.....when you get down to it, it's really only a day, but there's there is always an acceptable … [Read more...]