Banana Foster Cheesecake

Time: 6 – 12 hours (long cooling and set time) Music Selection: David Foster & Japanese Philharmonic Orchestra – Flight of the Snowbird & Winter Olympics Theme Song This dessert is divine, much like this amazing composition by Canada’s David Foster. This dessert does take some time to make, although it is an easy recipe…

Upside Down Pear Gingerbread Cake

Gingerbread is one of my favourite aromas. The whole house feels warm and cozy, just from the wafts of gingerbread scents. This is a great way to use up a few pears. It is a great dessert, but also a great brunch recipe. I hope you love this recipe! Time:  1 hour Music Selection: Ginger…

Cardamom Banana Pecan Loaf

We’ve only just begun to make interesting and innovative breakfast recipes! I have modified an old favorite banana loaf recipe to make hubby happy. He likes cardamom, cloves and nuts in his banana bread, but no chocolate chips. Two of our kids like chocolate chips in the loaf… so, you can choose whether to add…

Spiced Apple, Pear and Pecan Dump Cake

I just discovered dump cake recipes and this is the first that I have tried! So easy, so fast, so delicious! Since these make me happy, I decided to pair it with a “dumped” song to pick up anyone going through a broken heart… I hope it passes and you are happy again – this…

Snickerdoodle Cookies

Time: 1 hour; makes about 20 medium cookies Music Selection: Pharrell Williams “Happy” When my boys were young, my Aunt Jeannette brought over home made snickerdoodles. Needless to say, my boys gobbled them up and we added the recipe to our family favorite list. I married up the recipe with Mrs. Fields tried and true,…