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Pumpkin Muffins With Streusel

Pumpkin Muffins With Streusel

These pumpkin muffins are moist and fluffy on the inside, full of spicy flavor, and topped with a nutty, crunchy streusel. But are they muffins or cupcakes?

Pumpkin Bars

Pumpkin Bars

These super-moist Pumpkin Bars are the bomb!  Presenting to you persimmon bars substituted with pumpkin that are baked with dates and nuts with a little lemon juice and lots of spice. These bars are a perfect treat for the fall days you’ve been longing for. […]

German Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

German Chocolate No-Bake Cookies

If you’re a fan of German chocolate cake, then you’ll want to make these German Chocolate No-Bake Cookies or Brownie Nuggets as they are sometimes called.

French Toast Or Pain Perdu (Lost Bread)

French Toast Or Pain Perdu (Lost Bread)

French toast is a classic breakfast dish also known as pain perdu or lost bread. This dish transpired years ago by saving precious daily bread before it spoiled and had to be thrown out.

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Do you have a favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe? Well, if you don’t and even if you do, I think you’ll be interested in meeting this one.

Cajun Cake, An Immoderate Indulgence

Cajun Cake, An Immoderate Indulgence

I’m so excited to bring you this luscious cake recipe known as the Cajun Cake.   It’s a “made from scratch“ treat of simple ingredients found in most kitchens.

Pumpkin Cheesecake With Pecan Streusel

Pumpkin Cheesecake With Pecan Streusel

The cheesecake was always one of those decadent desserts I used to think took a lot of skill to make. I have come to discover that it doesn’t and it’s really hard to mess one up. Unless you experience a mishap like I did. A […]

Bread Pudding With Pumpkin Pecan Praline Sauce

Bread Pudding With Pumpkin Pecan Praline Sauce

Happy Y’all, It’s Fall! Finally, some cool weather instead of the hot, dry air we’ve been having. Things were a bit out of place with all of the high temps here in the ArkLaMiss this October. How about we celebrate with some bread pudding to […]

Gateau Frais Cupcakes, Or Fresh Cake Cupcakes

Gateau Frais Cupcakes, Or Fresh Cake Cupcakes

If you ever pass by a Rouse’s Supermarket, do yourself a favor and stop in for their Gentilly cake or cupcakes. A real treat! Here is a glary picture of some of their lovely creations. I dropped in for a visit to the Lafayette store […]

Blackberry Dumplings, The Prize of the Hunt

Blackberry Dumplings, The Prize of the Hunt

Picking blackberries was always worth the effort when Mama promised a pot of her blackberry dumplings. It was the bait that got us running out of the door with bucket in hand. Walking along the canal levees hunting for the red and black berry-thickets was […]