If you are a regular reader, you may remember that I shared a lemon whoopie pie recipe a few years ago. Since then, I have made this recipe and found that it needed a bit of tweaking. Rather than keeping that information to myself, I thought I should share it Continue reading “Love me some lemon whoopie pies”
Author: Michele Pesula Kuegler
Strawberry whoopie pies with a secret ingredient
It’s almost strawberry season in New Hampshire. While we await their arrival, let’s make something full of strawberry flavor that doesn’t need fresh produce!
The key to the flavor in these whoopie pies is the freeze-dried strawberries and strawberry Jell-o powder. Freeze-dried berries are a go-to ingredient for me, but Continue reading “Strawberry whoopie pies with a secret ingredient”
Handheld tarts bursting with blueberries
It isn’t quite blueberry season in New Hampshire, but there’s no reason to delay planning. Never mind that you probably can find some decent berries that were grown elsewhere available in the produce department of your grocery store.
These tarts are easy to make; the cooking portion is done in Continue reading “Handheld tarts bursting with blueberries”
Cornmeal may not be an ingredient you consider when making cookies. However, after trying a cornmeal cookie on a trip to Kentucky, I was hooked and knew I needed to create my own version. Think of these cookies as short, sweet corn muffins that have a nicely crisp edge. Enjoyed Continue reading “Cornmeal cookies”
Fig and cheese tarts smothered with bacon
Since this recipe starts with figs, I know some people may look away. However, I am hoping the phrase “smothered with bacon” keeps most of you reading. Figs may not always sound appealing, but in this recipe I am pretty sure they are going to be a hit.
Although I Continue reading “Fig and cheese tarts smothered with bacon”
The berry best cookies
Winter should be winding down at this point, but fresh local produce is still months away in New Hampshire. However, with a little creativity, you can enjoy treats that are full of summer flavors.
These cookies are reminiscent of summer, thanks to the addition of freeze-dried strawberries. This ingredient is Continue reading “The berry best cookies”
bruschetta with drunken figs and ricotta
Bruschetta is a wonderful appetizer for a gathering. You assemble all of the toppings but leave your guests to build their own snacks. This means less work for you, as well as letting your guests choose which toppings and how much of each they want.
For this bruschetta recipe, there Continue reading “bruschetta with drunken figs and ricotta”
Chicken Parm meatballs
Sometimes you want chicken Parmesan — a hearty, filling meal that makes you think a nap is a good idea. Other times you want all the flavors of that meal but want to feel a little less weighted. This recipe is here to do just that.
These chicken parm meatballs Continue reading “Chicken Parm meatballs”
Mocha latte cookies
It’s less than a week to Valentine’s Day! What better way to show someone you care than by delivering (or mailing) a batch of homemade cookies? Even better, these cookies are filled with chocolate, which so many people crave.
The ingredients in this cookie are pretty straightforward. There are just Continue reading “Mocha latte cookies”
Vegetable vegetarian soup
I love aligning my cooking with the weather. When it’s January and the days are cold, I enjoy a hot meal at the end of the day. Even better than a hot meal is one that has been simmering all day long. After a day of work, it is nice Continue reading “Vegetable vegetarian soup”