Thinking Thanksgiving? Here’s a great Maple Pecan Pie

3 large eggs 2 T. flour 1 C pure maple syrup 3 T. melted butter 1/4 t. salt 3/4 cup light brown sugar 2 C pecans (1 C coarsely shopped. The other almost whole) 1 prepared pie shell (unbaked) Heat oven to 425. In a large bowl with electric mixer, beat eggs until light. Gradually… Read more

Amaretto Chocolate Cake

This is everybody’s favorite Chocolate desert.  It is very rich and the amaretto adds a special flavor.  Warning: it is time consuming, expensive (especially if you use good chocolate), but worth the effort. Friends and family ask me to make it and beg for the recipe! Cake: Shortening to grease pan 5 ounces of unsweetened… Read more

Spaghetti Squash with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Here’s a fresh, easy to make, low cal, low fat dinner that will particularly appeal to those who like to improvise their recipes.  The key element is the tomatoes you chose.  Pick flavorful ones: heirloom, the new dry farmed , cherry or a combination.  My farmer’s market still has good tomatoes, but this might be… Read more