Caramel Apple Crumble Torte

Our holiday traditions were always a bit different from those of my friends growing up. Foods that were festive staples on most other people’s tables (like that caramel apple crumble torte up there) never seemed to make their way to our house for some reason. While my friends feasted on things like roast turkey, ham, […]

Caramel Ice Cream with Apple-Cinnamon Topping–No Ice Cream Maker Required!

Years ago, I saw a cartoon in a women’s magazine.  In the frame were two girls aged about 5 or 6, facing each other. Girl One (self-satisfied smile on her face): My mommy lets me eat candy every day. Girl Two:  (scowling): That’s not candy, stupid.  That’s broccoli. Girl One (crushed):  You mean. . . broccoli […]

Do Try This At Home: Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Warm Caramel Sauce

A few of you asked for the Pumpkin Bread Pudding recipe about which I posted yesterday. Since I wasn’t entirely thrilled with the pumpkin bread on its own, and I was most assuredly dissatisfied with the sweetened condensed milk (the base for the caramel sauce) on its own, I hadn’t intended to post the recipe. […]

Family and Festive Feasting

[Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Warm Caramel Sauce] As I mentioned in a previous post, the CFO came to visit over the holidays, and we had a truly lovely time together, chillaxing (I can’t understand why that word has evaporated from the lexicon.  I mean, it just seems to capture so perfectly the concept its meant to convey), laughing, […]

Such a Tease

I’ve never been what I’d call a “good” flirt.  In high school, I hung out with the nerdy crowd (hard to believe, I know!), so there wasn’t really any opportunity to flirt.  Then, when I was finally old enough to attract the opposite sex in my 20s, it seemed too late to get the hang of […]

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