Daily Dinner Table

Ideas for dinner tonight. Household and kitchen tips, recipes, tweaks. What's worked great, and not so great.

Category Archives: dessert

Lemon Honey Whipped Cream

I made some key lime pie the other day, was busy preparing dinner for company & asked my son, Xander, if he’d whip up some cream for the pie topping. … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · 2 Comments

Cawfee Hon Ice Cream

Growing up in New Jersey,  whenever we’d go to a coffee shop or diner, the server would ask what sounded like, ” ya want cawfee hon”? Some of us still … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · 3 Comments

Famously delicious cookie cakes

My mother used to make this very often when we were young, and I JUST noticed a similar version of this on the box of  Nabisco Famous Chocolate wafers. On … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · 5 Comments

Very Vanilla ice Cream

Merry Christmas Eve! I just made some very vanilla ice cream and it’s delish! I DO have a snazzy ice cream maker, which expedites the process immensely, but it’ll work … Continue reading

December 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

“Love Awaits” Cake

    My friends Terry and Steve are getting married! Terry is one of my Netchix. (Only the most fun tennis team in the world!) We threw her a little … Continue reading

July 18, 2012 · 5 Comments

Peach Apple Pie

While driving around town about a week or so ago, my son Alexander, daughter-in-law Tana, and I saw this fabulous road-side stand with gorgeous  fresh peaches, watermelon, & honey. We … Continue reading

June 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Poached Pears with Port Wine Reduction

Poached Pears! Who doesn’t love them? Only people who haven’t had them!  It’s a very tasty, healthy dessert. It takes a bit of time, but well worth it. For 2 … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Raspberry peach cake

Sister visit! While visiting my sister in upstate NY, she made us so many fabulous meals it’s hard to keep up. This was one dessert she made that she gave … Continue reading

June 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Party Peacock

Here is a great centerpiece you can eat too! My sisters an I made this for my niece’s wedding reception last fall. Maddie (Mom of the bride) saw an idea … Continue reading

May 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Minute microwave breakfast muffin

I got this basic recipe from the Dr. Oz show. I’ve tweaked it, and you can too! There are SO many ways to make this for an endless variety of … Continue reading

March 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Amazingly good cheating chocolate mousse

Amazingly good cheating chocolate mousse. I “invented” this little ditty years ago when I was on weight watchers. I wanted a decadent chocolate dessert with virtually no “points”. I came … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · Leave a comment