Category: Sweets

Sweets, Unhealthy, Video

The Ultimate Junk Food Nachos

The Ultimate Junk Food Nachos Born on the streets of Tijuana, Dorilocos is a head-scratching combination of junk food staples, all stuffed into a bag of Doritos. The popular Mexican antojito, mixes together Nacho Cheese Doritos, a blend of hot sauces, fresh vegetables, and — oddly enough — gummy worms. The Mexican junk food smorgasbord […]

Cake, Holiday, Sweets

Red, White, And Blue Cheesecake Cake

Red, White, And Blue Cheesecake Cake On the Fourth of July, cheesecakes absolutely need to have multiple layers. This one is a simple RED/WHITE and BLUE version.  I used a fabulous vanilla cake recipethat I tried recently and just added a little gel paste to the vanilla to make things extra festive.  It’s easy to make […]

Baking, Recipe, Sweets

Baked Sweet Corn Croquettes

Baked Sweet Corn Croquettes These delicious corn croquettes are baked like muffins instead of fried. They can be served with butter, but my family prefers salsa as an accompaniment. Ingredients 3 cups fresh corn, divided 1 cup cornmeal 1 cup 2% milk 1 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, optional 4 ounces cream cheese, softened […]

Baking, Recipe, Sweets


GREEK PINWHEELS RECIPE These pinwheels taste and look so good that everyone was surprised to learn they were pretty simple to make. INGREDIENTS 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed 1 tablespoon beaten egg 3/4 teaspoon water 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup marinated quartered artichoke hearts, drained and finely chopped 1/4 cup crumbled feta […]

Icecream, Sweets, Video

Cherries Jubilee Fool Trifles

Cherries Jubilee Fool Trifles INGREDIENTS 1 lb. fresh cherries, pitted and halved 1 tbsp. brown sugar 2 tbsp. bourbon or rum Kosher salt 1 c. heavy cream 1/4 c. Greek yogurt 2 tbsp. confectioners’ sugar 8 meringue cookies, broken into pieces Sliced roasted almonds, for serving   DIRECTIONS Heat oven to 400°F. In a small roasting pan, toss cherries, brown sugar, bourbon, […]

Cake, Recipe, Sweets

Star-Spangled Cheesecake

Star-Spangled Cheesecake This fruity, festive cheesecake is ready to party! There are few things in this world that Southerners appreciate more than a holiday-themed dessert, especially when it’s both delicious and patriotic. It’s big enough for a nice crowd and pretty enough to serve straight from the pan. A food processor makes preparation a snap. Look […]

Instruction, Recipe, Sweets

Banana Pudding

Banana Pudding There’s nothing worse than a banana pudding that tastes artificial or overly sweet. Luckily, this is not that type of banana pudding recipe. This top-rated Banana Pudding recipe always inspires us to whip up a batch over the weekend. One reviewer raves, “This recipe is perfect! You need to try this recipe if […]

Pork, Recipe, Sweets

Pork Chops With Pepper Jelly Sauce

Pork Chops With Pepper Jelly Sauce If you’re a Southerner craving something spicy and sweet, nothing hits the spot like a jar of classic pepper jelly. Why not incorporate the Southern classic into dinner, along with another Southern favorite – pork chops? Easily one of our favorite weeknight dinners, pork chops reign as suppertime royalty […]

Cake, Recipe, Sweets

Pineapple Upside-Down Carrot Cake Recipe

Pineapple Upside-Down Carrot Cake Recipe Upgrade the classic Pineapple Upside-Down Cake by adding a unique and flavorful twist – Carrot Cake! Sweet and full of cinnamon, Carrot Cake adds the perfect compliment to a Pineapple Upside-Down cake’s classic flavor. Our users love the easy prep and the huge hit that this classic Southern comfort food […]

Pie, Recipe, Sweets

Skillet Caramel Apple Pie

Skillet Caramel Apple Pie Ingredients 1 (14.1-oz.) pkg. refrigerated piecrusts 1 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup unsalted butter 3 tablespoons half-and-half 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon bourbon (optional) 3 pounds Fuji apples (about 4 1/2 medium apples), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices 2 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 […]

Chocolate, Recipe, Sweets

Dark Chocolate-Chunk Brownies

Dark Chocolate-Chunk Brownies Notes: Michael Recchiuti, a San Francisco chocolate visionary, prefers to make these moist brownies with a distinct chocolate such as L’Harmonie, a 64 percent dark chocolate blend available from E. Guittard consumer sales (800/468-2462). Serve wedges or squares topped with lightly sweetened, softly whipped cream, chopped fresh mint, and fresh raspberries; or […]