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Kourabiedes Greek Sugar Walnut Cookies

Kourabiedes are a Greek baked cookie with a walnut and cinnamon filling that is completely covered in powdered sugar. It wouldn’t be a holiday without some traditional Greek pastries.  I always look forward to my family gatherings, for me it’s a time to consume lots of desserts.  One of my favorites Greek pastries is a cookie called a Kourabiedes.  It’s a […]

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot cake with cream cheese frosting is a rich and tasty dessert. And that’s how a dessert should be… just the right amount of decadence for the perfect ending to a great meal.  Anyone who loves cake should always have a great carrot cake recipe on hand.  Especially when you’re looking for that little “something […]

Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies from Scratch

Homemade chocolate chip walnut cookies are a sweet treat. And why not indulge in something sweet once in a while?  Chocolate chip walnut cookies are easy to make… and with a glass of milk are a joy to eat!  This makes me feel like a kid again.  Every household should have a simple chocolate chip […]

Coffee Pound Cake with Cinnamon, Walnuts, and Maple Syrup

Coffee Pound Cake is an easy breakfast or brunch alternative that fills the “in-between” time of your day. As the month of March is fast approaching, it makes me think of this as being an “in-between” time of year.  There is still the threat of a winter storm, yet the mild conditions of springtime are […]

Baklava Turnovers

Baklava turnovers are an easy alternative to making the real thing. Are you looking for a decadent dessert, without all of the fuss?  It’s something familiar, but with a clever twist?  Try my Baklava turnovers for a delicious change.  These little nuggets are sweet, sticky and bursting with the rich flavors of traditional Baklava without all of the […]

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