Mock Cracker-Barrel Fried Apples

I’ve always loved Cracker-Barrel’s fried apples and this is the closest I’ve ever tasted to their recipe.  The recipe came from an old recipe box I bought at an estate sale. It was on a newspaper clipping, that has Dec 2000 written on it.  The clipping says the recipe was from Cathey Heddlesten.  Since it […]

Pineapple Pie

This recipe is another from an old cookbook I have.  The cookbook I obtained it from is The Cooks of Region 9 WBCCI and attributes the recipe to Flynn Faglie.  I don’t know much about this cookbook, except that it came from Iowa.  It was gifted to my by my grandmother, but my Mom had […]

Torte Recipe & Ashes to Ashes Book Info

Why I Now Make Torte Not Scones (And a Recipe!) by Julie Coulter Bellon The kitchen fire in the second chapter of my book, Ashes Ashes, is actually based on a real event in my life.  I was seven months pregnant with my first child and my husband had been called in to work.  It was […]

BISCOFF NUTELLA CHEESECAKE Guest Post

BISCOFF NUTELLA CHEESECAKE – I invented this recipe in 2012, and it’s dangerous! By Author Jennings WrightPreheat oven to 350 degrees. Ingredients: 1 package Biscoff cookies, processed in a food processor to crumbs 1 stick of butter, melted 3 blocks lite cream cheese, at room temperature 1 c sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1/4 c flour […]

Maryland Party Cheesecake Recipe

Kaycee, thank you for inviting me to Crafty Zoo to post a favorite recipe. Readers of my mystery story, Three Sisters, will know that the main character, Emily Castles, is not a very good cook. Fortunately this is not one of her recipes and it works very well. It’s an easy baked cheesecake recipe taken […]

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