When our kids were young, Merri Ann would make fritters often. The kids loved them. Back then, we drizzled them in maple syrup.  Now, it’s apricot or buttermilk or butter rum […]

Easy Corn, Pumpkin, and Apple Fritters







Christmas day was a blizzard.  When I ventured to look out, the drifts were two feet deep in my driveway.  The county posted that they were only going to dispatch […]

Look What You Can Make With a Brownie Mix!







Wendy, who published our e-books, told me that my instructions for these multi-colored cookies were not very clear.  She was right.  So we went to the kitchen and made new […]

How to Make Rainbow Cookies


If your cookies are too tough . . . You may have used too much flour or a flour with too high of a protein content.  Unless you want a […]

Cookie Troubleshooting Guide



There are lots of recipes online for various potato casseroles.  The most famous of the potato casseroles may be a Shepherd’s Pie.  It’s a great way to use those leftover […]

Easy Meal: How to Make a Shepherd’s Pie


We always look at the dessert menus in restaurants.  If there is something intriguing, we order it.  The waiters probably think it strange that we’re studying their desserts instead of […]

Cinnamon Bun Sundaes



Our Chubby Cherry Filling and Topping is really good so we had to make a cake out of it.  We added Chubby Cherry to the frosting, put it between the […]

Chubby Cherry Whipped Cream Cake


We’re famous for our caramel nut whipped cream.  For two cups of whipping cream, we add two teaspoons of caramel flavor, brown sugar instead of white, and two tablespoons of […]

Caramel Nut Whipped Cream Cake



Huckleberries are a big deal in Idaho and Montana.  There are folks that spend their weekends in late summer searching for and picking huckleberries. Huckleberry jam and even frozen huckleberries […]

Huckleberry Whipped Cream Cake


This is one of my favorites, a very fragrant, fruity cake. We made this cake because we are in love with our apricot flavor.  It’s delightful, smooth, sweet, and authentic. […]

Apricot Cream Cake with a Mango Drizzle



This is a delightful cake, one of the favorites in the store. We topped this cake in several ways.  What you see on this is a light coating of lemon […]

Lemon Cream Cake with Lemon Filling


We originally designed this recipe for a pumpkin sheet cake with a very good cream cheese frosting recipe.  But we used this to make our whipped cream layer cake and […]

Pumpkin Cake with Whipped Cream Frosting



These cakes are absolutely scrumptious.  We have served them to hundreds of people in our store and repeatedly we hear, “Best cake I’ve ever had.” The cakes are good but […]

Whipped Cream Cakes and Cupcakes