Brown Sugar Rhubarb Muffins

Weekend pleasures… a bundle of rhubarb on a platter from a friend, tied in a bow and ready to be used deliciously.  Read More


Apple Praline Bundt Cake

This delicious cake is moist with apples and pecans and redolent with cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice.  It has a delicious cinnamon cream cheese filling and is topped with a rich and smooth praline frosting.  It keeps well, freezes well, and will be a welcome and much requested addition to your brunch table. Read More

Blueberry and lime swirl coffee cake

This is more than the run-of-the-mill coffee cake– it features fresh blueberries, lime zest and juice,  a rich swirl of cream cheese, and a crunchy brown sugar crumble topping.  It also freezes well, tastes better the next day and looks quite pretty when dusted with powdered sugar and some additional berries.  You can also substitute raspberry, blackberries, strawberries or any combination of berries for more yumminess. Read More

Cherry almond muffins

“Expect problems and eat them for breakfast”

–Alfred A. Montapert

Well, okay, but how about something sugary and crumbly with that anger?  This sophisticated muffin with its tart cherries, orange peel and almond flavors will engage your all senses as you ponder which problem to consume first.   Read More

Glazed Apple Crumb Muffins

Now this is a muffin to savor and admire– big and rounded like a bakery muffin, full of brown sugar, cinnamon and apple, and topped with crumbs and a vanilla glaze.  The house will smell wonderful while you bake them, and your holiday guests will swoon when they eat them. Read More