Fruit makes a great dessert that is light and flavorful, especially when in season. Otherwise, canned and frozen can be used. Used alone or in combinations fruit desserts are excellent. Hot spicy baked apples can be served with rum or whiskey poured over them and lighted. They makes a big splash for parties and celebrations. Apples can be made into dumplings or pies. Apples and other fruits are very versatile. Buy a bottle of kirsch or cherry brandy and add a dash to your fruit mixtures. Bourbon and rum also gives fruits a festive flavor.
This dish, rice with peas and raisins and flavored with cinnamon and cloves is a quick and delicious light-meal.
If you like fidge, you will certainly like this pumpkin fudge. It’s a little different and totally delicious.
This chocolate mousse torte is delicious and it’s very easy to make. There is no baking so you don’t have to turn on the oven. Prepartion takes about twenty minutes and after refrigerating three hours, it’s ready to serve.
This red white and blue cheesecake is very good for your dessert party table or for the family dinner. It’s a little different from most cheesecakes. It’s bursting with ripe berries and sweet juices, and it’s lovely on the table.
Remember smores? Almost everyone does. They were the mainstay of our childhoods. All were good, but these were some of the best. Try them at your next cookout with your kids and see how good they really are.
These chocolate nut clusters are good for after school snacks. They do have some nutritional value, although I would lay out fruit to go with them. We can’t let the kids have too many rich snacks, even it they are delicious.
These crunchy munchies are handy to keep in the refrigerator for the kids to snack on. Kids love them and they are reasonably healthy. You could add some dried fruit to the recipe, or even better give them a piece of fresh fruit to go with the munchies.
Almost everyone enjoys a good, hot bowl of chili. It can be made with almost any type of dried beans. You can substitute pinto beans for black beans, or navy beans if your preference is white chili.