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Prune Cake

Prune Cake

I love that this is a special recipe for Kelly. It is very sentimental for me, too. When I was growing up in Midland, Texas, the Lucas family moved in next door when I was about ten. They had four boys, a great dad, and a mom who could cook like nobody’s business. Her...

Devonshire Cream

Devonshire Cream

I call this the "mock clotted cream". This is so delicious to have on hand to spread on a scone with a bit of jam, on a muffin, or on a nice warm toasted piece of banana bread. It tastes rich and decadent, and refrigerated it keeps for 7-10 days. Be sure to use a good...

Pineapple Zucchini Bread

Pineapple Zucchini Bread

It's funny how children growing up get fixated on certain foods, and for a time period (known only to them) nothing else will do. My daughter went through a banana bread phase, a pumpkin bread phase, and this pineapple zucchini bread phase. When pulling the loaves out...

Featured Book

The Dining Diva Presents 

Menus for Entertaining, 

now an E-Book!

This will be your go-to cookbook! We’ve eliminated the stress associated with entertaining your friends and family by providing complete menus, with well-tested recipes, to give you confidence in the kitchen. In addition to the recipes and photographs, a step-by-step timetable for each event allows you to be a guest at your own party! A comprehensive shopping list, organized by grocery store departments, is provided for ease and efficiency.

 

Just select a menu! Invite your guests, follow the plan, and enjoy entertaining the ones you love!