Tag Archives: Almond

Anisette Italian Cookies

My in laws moved to Cleveland many years ago and when we would go and visit over the holidays my father-n-law would always pick up a platter from the local italian bakery with an assortment of italian cookies.  It didn’t take long for him to figure out which type was my favorite and would order […]

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Peach Slush Martini

Here is a yummy and fun way to use up your peaches for a Saturday Night Cocktail!!   Thyme-Infused Brown Sugar Simple Syrup 1 cup packed brown sugar 4 small stems of thyme 1 cup water Peach Mix 3-4 medium peaches, peeled and pited 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 2 cups peach nectar 4-6 teaspoons simple […]

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Perfect Peach Cake

This cake is so delicious, I always remember it when I have an abundance of peaches on my counter from the trees in the backyard.  It truly is delectable! 2 1/2 pounds peaches, pitted and cut into 1/2″ thick wedges 5 tablespoons peach schnapps 4 teaspoons lemon juice 6 tablespoons plus 1/3 cup granulated sugar […]

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Chocolate Almond Torte

This recipe is short on ingredients but has a few more steps.  Don’t let the added steps intimidate you into not make this recipe. It is well worth the effort! If you have someone who likes chocolate, they will LOVE this torte. If you have someone who is so-so on chocolate (gasp) they will LOVE […]

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Italian Pine Nut and Apricot Cake

I always make this for my brother-n-law Vince when he visits. Its great to have on the counter when you have house guests.  You can serve this as a dessert or in the morning with coffee or tea. If you are serving as dessert don’t forget to add a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream. […]

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