Cherry Berry No-Bake Cheesecake

Here’s a quick 4th of July no-bake dessert that you can whip up in a matter of minutes. Then pop it into the fridge to firm up for 3 or 4 hours to have a no fuss delicious cheesecake. To enhance the “red white and blue” theme more you could use raspberries or strawberries in addition to the blueberries. Here I used the “vignola” cherries that are sweet and juicy but are a bit darker in color. Continue reading

English Sourdough Muffins

Actually these English Sourdough Muffins are only English in name – they are as American as apple pie! There could be a vague resemblance to the English Crumpets which are similar in appearance, but baked in special rings only on one side. Anyway whatever their origins they are a scrumptious treat baked right on top of your stove in a skillet! The same dough can also be baked in the oven with a few cherry tomatoes sliced on top with a dab of olive oil – all of a sudden we have mini pizzas! (or as the Italians call them – pizzette) Continue reading

Chocolate Oatmeal Nut Truffles

These chocolate oatmeal nut truffles are an easy no bake recipe that can even include kids in their preparation. They’ll have fun mixing and rolling the truffles in the powdered sugar. It might be hard to keep them from tasting their creations though! As an added plus they’re gluten free too. Continue reading