Bavarian Cream with Blackberry Coulis

Bavarian Cream - Hostess At Heart-2I made a mistake in the kitchen.  One of the most amazing mistakes ever!

I wanted to make a bavarian cream filling for a post that had been rambling around in my head. Well, the further I got into it, the more that I realized that this recipe wasn’t suited for a filling.  It was a stand alone screaming on the top of the mountain prima donna. The recipe that was floating in my head took an immediate back seat to this dish….

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Apple Rhubarb Pie - Hostess At Heart

Apple Rhubarb Skillet Pie

When I was a child, my sister and I played outside all day long.  We lived in a small community so could go just about anywhere our legs could take us.  We often stopped and picked fruit from trees to snack on or we would dare each other to eat raw rhubarb.  My mouth puckers…

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Chocolate Malt Sweet Rolls - Hostess At Heart

Chocolate Malt Sweet Rolls #Twelveloaves

It is that time again for a baking challenge with one of my bread groups, “Twelve Loaves”!  I will no longer expound on my love of baking bread.  You know it already! I can see you rolling your eyes.  The mom in me has a lecture preparing to be delivered very quickly.

Minion Cupcakes | Hostess At Heart

Minion Cupcakes

John and I are very lucky to have the neighbors that we do.  You may recall the Rainbow cupcakes or the Birthday cupcakes that we made for Amelia.

Yafawi Sfeeha | Hostess At Heart

Yafawi Sfeeha – Meat Pies

Ya what?  That’s what I said!  This months Daring Bakers’ challenge is hosted by Manal Obieda, known as Manal’s Bites.  Manal explained that Yafawi Sfeeha is a great authentic dish from Jaffa in Palestine.  Manal also stated that it is served as a main meal along with a bowl of soup or a salad. The “Yafawi Sfeeha” or…

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Turkey Roulade - Hostess At Heart

Roasted Turkey Roulade

My husband John and I have been together since we were 19 years old.  We both attended the University of Nebraska, where we met, and he was the city kid that always wanted to be country, and I was the country kid that always wanted to be city. This month we celebrated out 35th wedding…

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Mango Sorbet - Hostess At Heart

Mango Sorbet

I am mango crazy.  I told my husband that I wanted to move so I could have a mango tree.  Of course he thinks I’m nuts, even though he does benefit from my mango obsession.  This obsession forced me to by a flat of 6 mangos.  What does two people do with 6 mangos?  Lots…

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