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Dessert, Random

Ancho Chili Chocolate Pecan Pie

This is our go-to pie.  No.  It isn’t sugar-free or dairy-free or wheat-free, but we still eat it guilt-free once a year and it is pretty much the only pie we crave.  The ancho chili brings out the flavor of the chocolate, kind of like a mole sauce. It’s not hot-spicy. My kids love it. We ran across a version of this  ...

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Dessert, Easter, Random

Fresh Berry Easter Egg Cake

A few summers ago we were lucky enough to have our friends the Auernigs’ with us for the fourth of July at the beach. It was such a memorable fourth and that was partly because of the Flag version of this cake that Anne showed me how to make. I volunteered to make a favorite frosting to share at a get-together last night, and the whipped  ...

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