Category Archives: Fruit

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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Strawberry Dessert Omelet

I was making my breakfast omelet this morning (I have a 2 egg omelet almost every morning – usually stuffed with some kind of breakfast meat and/or some of last night’s left-overs). Today, I was sautéing some kielbasa that I … Continue reading

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Jeopardy on Cooking With Char

The Category is: Opposites and the Answer is: Sweet! If this were Jeopardy! what would YOUR question be? What is the opposite of “sweet”? How many said “sour”? Sorry! That’s wrong. You lost your money but if you said BITTER, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Lava Cake

Some time back (and you can check the Archives for it) I gave you recipe for a Butterscotch Lava Cake. But today, I’ll go back to the original Chocolate Lava … a really singular treat! Sometimes served with Crème Anglaise … Continue reading

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Vanilla Cinnamon Baked Apples

As a kid, making Baked Apples was a sure-fire way to get me to eat apples! My mother didn’t do anything fancy with them – she just took some of the skin off the top of a Roman Beauty (and … Continue reading

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Honey Cranberry Sauce

My sister started making this cranberry sauce recipe years ago and once I tasted it, I started to make it, too. I’m one of those people who eats cranberry sauce all year long…it goes with just about anything (except maybe … Continue reading

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Country-style Apples

Apple season has begun – and there are so many different varieties that it’s sometimes hard to choose which ones to try! When I was young (yes, I really was) we were pretty much limited to the Red Delicious, Yellow … Continue reading

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