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It All Began with a Hand-Held Mixer

For decades, my only mixer was the one I had purchased after college graduation prior to setting up housekeeping in my little efficiency apartment in the city. Remember the decorating era of avocado green and harvest gold? Those 2 colors decorated the homes of millions in the decade of the 1970s. Not only did carpet […]

A Lasting Impact…

Have you ever had a teacher whose positive impact on your life is still felt by you many, many years later? Mrs. Arntz was just that teacher for me. She was my teacher for my first 4 years of public schooling which began in the 4-room school on the north side of the little village […]

Pucker-Me-Sweet White Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

I was visiting with a sweet friend today about “The Adventures of Miss NiNi’s Fine Desserts.” She reminded me about a raspberry cheesecake recipe of mine that had been in our local newspaper a couple of years ago. She said that she had made it for their Christmas meal, and it had been absolutely perfect! […]

The Sweetness of the Sour Lemon!

LEMON: That refreshing fragrance of spring and summer, that flavor that brightens and complements the most mundane, the simple beauty that speaks of its humble, recognizable form. A bowl full of lemons gracing a table or counter displays a cheery, welcoming sign to any room. Ohh, the sweetness of the sour lemon! Now that’s a […]

TheLinkFairy.com Offers Rave Review!

Word is spreading about the heavenly taste that comes directly from Miss NiNi’s kitchen! Check out the link below from the popular blog TheLinkFairy.com for a review of Miss NiNi’s delectable cheesecakes! TheLinkFairy.com Review

Lace Cookies: Baking Queen For A Day

Can you remember that first homemade treat you ever baked? Retro back about 50 years with me today as I share with you the story of my first solo baking adventure. I can remember that Saturday afternoon in the cozy kitchen of our farm home as if it were the back of my hand… Mom’s […]

Behold the Power of… Tea!

What time of the day works for you to sit with a great cookbook and get hundreds of ideas to stir your baking passion? I enjoy reading cookbooks before I shut my eyes and go to sleep. Sometimes I am awake until the wee hours of the morning because as I turn to a new […]

Slicker Than a Whistle

Have you had the same problem my friend has? Read on… While visiting on the phone the other day with a realtor friend, she mentioned that she didn’t have much time to bake but did find time to bake a lemon Bundt cake. She was removing the cake from the pan when the cake said, […]