Category Archives: Desserts

Inspired to Make A Spicy Sour Cream Pie

Inspired to Make A Spicy Sour Cream Pie We have ten inches of snow here in Colorado Springs, and it’s April 4th. God says, “It’s a day to stay at home and rest.” I’m alert to this, because I raced … Continue reading

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Inspiring Austrian Chocolate Balls

Happy Thanksgiving Season! We had our Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday at my daughter’s home in Denver. Her husband was the chef, and guess what! The meal was all vegan. Who’d have guessed it? Gavin made a “from scratch” Vegan Chicken … Continue reading

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A Summer Soup to Inspire

The end of July is upon us! Roses are fading, but birds are still flying through our copse of Chinese elms—chirping, squawking and  and feasting on fresh thistle and suet. It has been a relatively quiet summer for us, but a … Continue reading

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An Inspired Christmas Fruitcake, you have to Try it to believe it!

Christmas Cake Fruitcakes have been the object of much defamation and in some cases, deservedly so. I have tried to eat some cakes that have been purchased from a mail order house and did not get past the first bite. … Continue reading

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Inspiring Ginger Cookies and Some Thoughts on Rest

Colorado Springs had its first freeze night before last—29 degrees. Winter is almost here. And the holidays will be soon upon us. If you are having trouble deciding what to give someone on your Christmas list, we have the perfect suggestion—a … Continue reading

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An Inspired Classic of a Cake

  Remember the old song, “If I knewed youse a-comin,I’d a-baked a cake, hired a band. . .” Well, if you’ve ever wondered, this is that cake you can bake for company, birthdays, going-away dinners and just everyday delight. It’s … Continue reading

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To Freeze or not to Freeze? A Summer Dessert

Sunrise #4 The sunrise began with stripes today: stripes of purple and orange with gold lining. The stripes  made me think of the American flag and the patriotic concert we sang two days ago: This Land is My Land, Give Me … Continue reading

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