Category Archives: dessert

Swirled Persimmon and Cream Cheese Tart

This recipe was originally Swirled Pumpkin and Cream Cheese Tart from the most recent issue of “Victoria” magazine. I made it twice as pumpkin, amazing flavor, but I wanted to use some of the native persimmons from my trees in … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Persimmon Bread Pudding

This is a Martha Stewart recipe I found while searching for persimmon recipes to use with my own persimmon from my trees.  I was not sure how this would taste but I was pleasantly surprised! This photo is not the … Continue reading

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Persimmon Pecan Pie

This is a variation on my sweet potato pecan pie.  I was able to get to the ripe persimmons before the deer, cows and coyotes. The persimmons are from my land and pecans from a friends tree. I am very … Continue reading

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Native Persimmon Pudding

I am fortunate to have numerous native persimmon trees, Diospyros virginiana, on my property. And this year I was able to get to them before the deer, coyotes or the cows. If you have not ever tried a ripe persimmon, … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

I know a day late and dollar short. That’s me. But I was having a good time yesterday. I hope everyone had a very good Thanksgiving. This was my table for my brother and me. Brined turkey, cold green bean salad, … Continue reading

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Ground Cherry Pie

I had not heard of a ground cherry until 2 years ago. In the Lehman’s catalogue there was a package of ground cherry seeds for sale. I bought several. This is the second year that I have grown ground cherries … Continue reading

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Green Tomato Pie

I am giving you a break from zucchini recipes, but not to worry, I still have a few that I have not posted! Just fair warning. LOL! I found this recipe in one of my mom’s cookbooks. It was an … Continue reading

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Chocolate Zucchini Bread

And yet another……..LOL!!! Two more loaves for my deep freeze. They are fresh out of the oven. 3 Eggs 1 cup Vegetable or Extra Light Olive Oil 2 cups Sugar 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract 3 cups flour, your choice 1 … Continue reading

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Chocolate Zucchini Cake

I found this recipe last year on the Foodnetwork website. I had so much zucchini last year that I was looking for new and different ways to use it. I know, I know. This is just an excuse to eat … Continue reading

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Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

I cut this recipe out of magazine years ago. I don’t even remember which magazine. I made this last weekend. I usually do not make dessert, cookies, cakes or pies, but I have to say this cake is the BOMB!! … Continue reading

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