Raspberry Custard Brulee Style

Talk about the most useless but popular present for the holidays, and cooking enthusiasts might tell you about the kitchen torch (or torches J) they received from well-meaning friends. Just how often is anyone really going to use it? If you’re wondering whether you should […] Read more »


Raspberry Cheesecake

It seems this time of year we are always too busy to do all the things we want to do. Here is an idea for an impressive dessert that doesn’t have to take much time. Start with a small frozen plain 8-inch cheese cake and […] Read more »


Marinated Strawberries in Phyllo Cups

This recipe may seem to be a lot of work, but it’s really easy to make. And it’s definitely worth the effort — it makes an impressive yet light dessert that your family and guests will love! (Makes 4 servings)   Phyllo* dough cut into […] Read more »


Maple Pecan Pumpkin Pie

Beta-carotene, vitamin A, calcium, healthy fats, protein…wait a minute, this doesn’t sound like dessert! Yet that’s exactly what this great-tasting mix of good-for-you nutrients is. Otherwise known as pumpkin pie, we’ve added a Vermont twist, substituting maple syrup for some of the sugar, and adding […] Read more »


Holiday Fruit Bars

Combining nutritious ingredients like rolled oats, dried fruit and nuts makes for a tasty and festive looking holiday dessert. For a change from chocolate, bring these great-tasting bars to your next holiday party! (Makes 16 bars)     Fruit filling: 1 cup dried apricots, chopped […] Read more »

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