Blueberry Lime Fromage Blanc Tart

Ahhh, fresh blueberries! One of the best parts of spring is the arrival in the markets of fresh, plump berries.  I always get the itch to make a tart or pie with fresh berries at this time of year, and while shopping I also sampled some excellent fromage blanc.  I decided instantly that they would be perfect in a dessert together. This tart is the perfect blend of mouthwatering tang from the cheese, bright citrus flavor from the lime,...

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Apple Rolls with Butterscotch Whiskey Sauce

    We are apple people at my house.  Of course, as with anything, I am picky about apples.  No mealy or mushy apples need apply.  I want my apples frim, crisp, tangy, and sweet.  Granny Smith and Fuji are my two favorites.  So, when I have apples around, which I do more often than not, I get creative.  Below is the result of my latest apple experiment.   I had the apples, a packet of defrosted phyllo dough, and a well-stocked...

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Wacky Cake

Guess what this cake is missing?  Can’t do it?  Then read on … My husband was listening to the radio a few days ago and the reporter was discussing money saving recipes.  One recipe was from the Great Depression called Wacky Cake. In an effort to save money, and because food items such as eggs, butter and milk were selling for a premium, home cooks had to use what was on hand.  Wacky Cake is one such ‘make do’...

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