The peach truck

The peach truck

Summertime means peaches! Yes, for a short period every summer we are able to get some of the best peaches grown in the United States. That’s the way it’s supposed to be. What often happens is a different story. Peaches don’t grow where I live in the Midwest and due...
Cherry Land

Cherry Land

Welcome to Door County, where the cherry trees are ready for picking! Early spring the cherry orchards are covered with fragrant white blossoms and by July the cherries are glistening in the morning dew, ready for picking. All over the county you can see signs by...
White Chocolate Cherry Cake

White Chocolate Cherry Cake

Today I made a White Chocolate Cherry Cake. It’s a simple but delicous cake, good for breakfast accompanied by a steaming cup of cherry flavored coffee. I like to use fresh Door County cherries this time of year and buy frozen cherries for baking later in the winter....
MY FAVORITE COOKBOOKS…

MY FAVORITE COOKBOOKS…

A FEW OF MY FAVORITE COOKBOOKS… ME! And, I am betting, many of you! For many years I’ve been collecting cookbooks. I mean, who collects cookbooks, right? I can’t resist when I see a cookbook that is full of photos of delicious looking food (pastries) and has a...
4th of July  Cake

4th of July Cake

Celebrate the 4th of July with single layer cake frosted with cream cheese frosting and lots of red and blue berries. I used raspberries for the “red” but you can substitute strawberries if you like. In season blueberries are delicious throughout the batter and on top...