Mini Banana Pudding

If you have a passion for banana pudding but don’t want to over indulge, here’s a cute and clever idea.  Serve your banana pudding in  ramekins. This recipe is adapted from Nabisco Nilla Wafers Your sweetheart and family will appreciate the extra time you spent when you make them a Banana Pudding with a homemade custard.  They…

Pecan and Chocolate Chip Tart

Adding chocolate chips to pecan pie filling, makes a wonderful dessert.  Give it a try, and share the recipe. Ingredients: 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1 unbaked pie shell recipe for pecan pie filling Directions: 1.     Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. 2.     Fold chocolate chips into pecan pie filling. 3.     Pour into…

Lemon Pie Turnovers

These Lemon Pie Turnovers are filled with lemon pie filling or you may use lemon curd. I used 5”x 5” puff pastry squares. The turnovers are so easy to make. Some of the squares were cut in half to make smaller turnovers for appetizers. Since each turnover is an individual serving, you may freeze them…

Love is in the Kitchen — Ree’s Strawberry Cheesecake

As we approach Valentine’s Day, I have been reflecting on how my family loves to eat good home cooking and gather in the kitchen to smell the aroma of a fresh meal being prepared. The sound of laughter, pots and pans clanging, food tasters and yes, even a few critics in the kitchen who have…