Category Archives: Desserts

A Valentine Treat — Dipped Strawberries

Most people love strawberries – and strawberries dipped in chocolate are a double treat! So fun to eat and to see; so elegant, too (often with a glass of champagne), the thought just says “Be My Valentine!” over and over … Continue reading

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Cranberry Pecan Pie

What is the traditional pie served at Thanksgiving? Pumpkin? Pecan? Chocolate Pecan? Apple? All true! But this year, how about trying something new and different, yet using some of the traditional Thanksgiving ingredients: Cranberries and Pecans! They really do go … Continue reading

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Chocolate Irish Potato Cake

What do you do with left-over mashed potatoes? Since I rarely make them, I always have left-overs and I usually just make a patty, lightly flour it, and fry it up for breakfast along with my usual cheese omelet instead … Continue reading

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Super “Sonic” Peanut Butter Malted Milk Shake

Every once in a while, I get the urge for a malted milk shake – what was just called a “malt’ when I was a teenager, back in the day. If you ordered a burger and fries, you ordered a … Continue reading

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Happy Luck Fortune Cookies

Long ago and far away, I had a friend who threw a bachelor party for one of his friends in San Francisco. He arranged for the Bachelor Dinner in what was then the finest of the Chinese restaurants in the … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Chocolate Cherry Malt

Cherries are at the very peak right now and are about as reasonably priced as they are going to be! The darker they are, the sweeter they are and they are packed with flavor, vitamins and fiber! When you pit … Continue reading

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Snickerdoodles

Just saying the name – Snickerdoodles – will make me smile! I had a customer at old F&E who loved them so much that no matter what cookies I was sampling, he asked for Snickerdoodles! And, he called himself the … Continue reading

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