Basic Pumpkin Pie

All Homemade Pumpkin Pie baked with a lard based crust. from #DietersDownfall

Pumpkin Pie (from scratch) – Day Two – Basic Pumpkin Pie baked in a lard crust If you’re looking for a really good, and pretty basic Pumpkin Pie recipe, you’ve come to the right place! I’ve taken pure pumpkin puree and baked it into a crust made wit lard. I figure I’d better go big, or […]

Walnut Pastry Crust

Easy crust made with walnuts. A Delicious nutty crust that's perfect for any pie. from #DietersDownfall

Dutch Apple Pie – Day Two – Walnut Pastry Crust Looking for an easy crust for you fall pies? This one was easy, fast, and tasty. I’ve got to tell ya that I’m not a big crust fan, but I enjoyed this one. It may be because of how easy this was to make, or […]

Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake

Pumpkin Cheesecake - Simple, delicious, crowd pleaser! Make it for your Fall dinner party. from

Decadent Pumpkin Cheesecake – Day Two – Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake Have you ever had a pumpkin cheesecake? The first time I had one was as a teenager and I thought my dad was crazy! I have since come to love them and I hope that you do too. This Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake recipe was amazing! With the Moravian […]

Mint Chocolate Mousse Tart

Dig in to this Mint Chocolate Mousse Tart! from

Mint Chocolate Mousse Tart with Chocolate Cookie Crust and Chocolate Martini’s Let me just say this… YUM! Oh my gosh, was this dessert GOOD!! From the cookie crust filled with bittersweet chocolate mint mousse and the chocolate martini to wash it down, it was fan-frickin-tabulous! I totally loved everything about this dessert. For me personally, […]

Pâte Sucrée

Pate Sucree 10 inch tart shell. from

Whipped Chocolate Mocha Tart – Day two – Pâte Sucrée So, I’ve made tart crusts on here before… and I’ll be the first one to admit that I really stink at baking a crust. That is why I took these lovely photos of the raw crust! I just  can’t keep my crust from shrinking. Always! […]

Egg Based Tart Crust

Egg Based Tart Crust is more like a cookie crust.; slighly sweet, thick, and tender. from

Chocolate Butterscotch Pecan Tart – Day Two – Egg Based Tart Crust So, this is my second time making a tart crust. However, this time a tried a sweeter crust that is made with two egg yolks as the binder. I used my food processor and it was very quick and easy to make. Simply […]

Chocolate Cheesecake

Chocolate Cheesecake with a crust made from homemade Graham Crackers. from

Chocolate Cheesecake – Day Two – Chocolate Cheesecake I know you’re not going to believe me, especially now that I said that. But this is the first time I’ve EVER made an entire cheesecake. A real cheesecake. Not a no-bake, fake cheesecake. A real (adult) cheesecake. I was so impressed with myself. This is exactly […]

Lime Tart Crust

Help me figure out how to prevent crust "shrinkage".

Day Two – Cherry Lime Tart – Easy Tart Crust I am still a complete amature baker. One of my challenges is pie crust. I can never get it to stay up on the sides of the pan when I have to pre bake it. I know I’m not alone here. It happens to everyone. But […]