Cooking With Ginger

We have a young chef who comes into our community once a month who is absolutely wonderful. Not only does she bring us amazing recipes, but she is funny and just livens up the people who show up. You come away laughing and in such great moods, it is just a great class to attend. … Continue reading

Lemon-Blueberry Crumble Bars

In the middle of August, when we struggle to find a spot of shade and a refreshing cold drink, our thoughts go to anything light and cool. On the outside of the Philadelphia Cream Cheese box ,(the 3 lb box)this recipe caught my eye. We are having some new friends over tomorrow night for dessert … Continue reading

Southern Chocolate Pecan Cheesecake Bars

Yum…these are addicting and as I am thrilled that Paula Deen announced her 20-City Tour yesterday, I thought I would post a recipe that I found in her Chocolate Celebration special edition magazine, to welcome her back. Makes 2 doz bars 1 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar, divided 1/2 cup … Continue reading

Chocolate & Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars

YUM!!!! Crust 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 stick (1/2 cup) melted butter 1/3 cup granulated sugar Filling 2 packages (8 oz each) softened cream cheese 1 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup flour 1 can (12 oz) Evaporated Milk (not sweetened condensed) 2 large eggs, room temperature 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 cup (6oz) Nestle … Continue reading

Pecan Cheesecake Bars

Yesterday I had an Christmas Cookie & Chat Open house. These cheesecake bars were the hit of the day. It’s interesting to me that each year we do this, there seems to always be one item that gets all the attention. Last year it was the Meltaways and this year, the Cheesecake Bars. Out of … Continue reading