Category Archives: dessert

Sweet Mint Dessert Pesto

Use this sweet pesto to drizzle over ice cream, fold into brownie batter, or to top fresh cut or grilled fruit for a lovely dessert. Ingredients:  (Yields 1 Cup) 1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Water 2 cups packed Mint leaves … Continue reading

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Rhubarb and Strawberry Compote with Fresh Mint

Ingredients: • 3 cups 1/2-inch-wide pieces fresh rhubarb (cut from about 1 pound) • 3/4 cup sugar • 1/4 cup water • 1-pint container fresh strawberries, hulled, halved • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint Directions: 1. Combine rhubarb, sugar, and 1/4 … Continue reading

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Cranberry Apple Crisp

This dessert is a tart and colorful alternative to the usual baked apple desserts.  The bright red of the cranberries will get you in the mood for Thanksgiving! Ingredients:  (serves 4) 1/3 cup orange juice 1 cup white sugar 3 … Continue reading

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Pumpkin pie from scratch

This will make a deep pie, any leftover filing can be baked on it’s own as a crustless version or use to dip bread into for a yummy french toast.  For the crust I will either make my own or … Continue reading

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